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DCIM tools now play a critical role in keeping data center operations running reliably and efficiently, so buyers should pay close attention to their deployment.
Policies allow IT teams to manage VM availability, security and other components more efficiently. Use these tips to establish and implement them in your data center.
More data center teams have moved to software-defined networks. And while the technology brings new benefits around automation, it also brings a host of implementation challenges.
VMs, whether created by Type 1 or Type 2 hypervisors, offer many benefits in a virtualization project. Potential disadvantages include performance and resource consumption.
In this Advisory Board, our experts discuss the pros and cons of open source virtualization and which platforms are giving proprietary vendors a run for their money.
The rise of containers in the data center isn't an isolated trend; different types of environments use them with microservices and alongside VMs.
The Azure Time Series Insights fully managed service connects with other Azure IoT tools to analyze and store raw data and improve automation.
OpenStack Magnum remains a key service for container deployment on the open source cloud platform. But new services, such as Kolla and Kuryr, also continue to mature.
During a public cloud migration, IT teams need to take a cautious, one-step-at-a-time approach to avoid hearing the dreaded phrase, 'the system is down.'
Business versions of Skype, OneDrive and Outlook won't be part of on-premises Microsoft Office licenses, leaving those shops looking for alternatives.
PowerShell can unlock a lot of management capabilities for IT, but it is also a potential security gap. Put Group Policy to work to fill in the hole.
Digital workspaces, which give users one access point for all their resources, are great in theory. In practice, there are concerns about vendor lock-in and other issues.