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Use this server deployment checklist to make sure you're covered all your bases. From power distribution outlets to available network connectivity, server deployment can be an arduous process.
Ansible's roadmap is open to new paths and possibilities, with a re-architected back end, new features and one of the largest open source suppliers to the enterprise at its helm.
Not every IT workload belongs directly under your control in the data center. Consider these IaaS pros and cons for example workloads.
All-flash arrays have quickly become an IT success story thanks to their ability to extend the life and flash storage performance of a storage area network with minimal cost impact.
Community interest and support for OpenStack remains high, but production use has been limited to the largest enterprises with budget and manpower to spare.
While the vSphere Web Client is useful for managing VMs, it isn't always the most reliable. In this collection of tips we explore how and why you should use CLIs and ESXi commands.
Containers and cloud security remain two of the hottest topics in IT. Here's a look at what could be on the horizon for both.
The Internet giant predicts a tipping point for adoption of its public cloud offering, despite lingering questions about the size of its enterprise customer base and maturity of the platform.
Before going all in with containers, it's critical to understand how the technology differs from VMs in terms of private, public and hybrid cloud deployment.
Desktop admins encounter a lot of complex problems. It's important to solve the basic ones -- such as a faulty Wi-Fi connection -- to keep the cogs in the machine running smoothly.
IT admins can use Process Explorer in Sysinternals to find suspicious software, inspect process and object privileges, and more.
Microsoft's Surface Book is a high-end 2-in-1 PC, with a price tag to match. Enterprise buyers can find suitable devices for significantly less money.