This section about cloud computing contains articles focused on the future of IT. Wondering about the cloud? Read the helpful Cloud Computing 101, Private vs Public Cloud and What the Cloud Really Is and Is It Right for You, and more for the varying applications of cloud computing.
Why should you backup to the cloud? Offsite backups are important elements to security. Learn how to utilize one of the most secure cloud backups in this free, on-demand webinar.
You may have BYOD, but do you have a policy? If not, you’re already behind. Keep best practices in place with a guide to creating BYOD policy.
Check out how the high-performing Storage Spaces feature is so effective at reducing the cost of tiered storage with thin provisioning in Windows Server 2012 R2. Is it so fast that EMC is in trouble?
The IT climate is cloudy. Everyone is introducing some sort of cloud-based product or service, and HP is no different. At its Discover conference in Las Vegas earlier this month, the company made a series of announcements embracing everything from private to public cloud with what it calls Managed Cloud in the middle.
Is Oracle CEO Larry Ellison trying to divert attention away from the company’s current and future challenges with some timely announcements? Yesterday, Oracle declared it’s partnering with Microsoft to bring a number of its products to Windows Server and Windows Azure, which brings up some exciting possibilities for IT pros.
Many discussions that compare VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V are full of bias. While a lot of factors make bias unavoidable, check out one vExpert’s tested reasoning for choosing one vendor over the other.
A recent survey of Spiceworks users has found that SMBs are beating enterprises to the punch when it comes to BYOD. While smaller companies may be more agile when it comes to implementing a strategy, many are ignoring security threats by not implementing mobile device management (MDM) solutions as well. How is your organization facing the BYOD boom?
Start experimenting with VMware vCloud Director 5.1 some help from VCDX Chris Wahl. In this recorded webinar, you’ll learn about the benefits of using a vCloud lab for sandboxing, and how to go about setting up your own lab.
It’s Green IT Awareness Week, so help inform your department or other people you work with about how emerging technologies developed to be environmentally friendly have the potential to reduce energy use and costs drastically.
What’s the absolute most important thing you have to do when launching a cloud project? Microsoft Architect Eduardo Kassner dishes out a key piece of advice during a TechEd session on best practices for determining a cloud strategy.
What makes Microsoft one the leaders in cloud strategy offerings? Their well-rounded package packs a punch. Learn why one of the biggest names in IT deserves your attention now.
At the TechEd 2013 Keynote, Microsoft announced new features for Server 2012 R2 were announced, as well as newly competitive pricing for Windows Azure and more. Check out the Microsoft technologies coming later this year with TechEd 2013 coverage.
Since there’s a lot of misconception about BYOD standards and the cloud, look at some common questions raised in large companies these days and how to deal with them.
Provisioning too many virtual machines can cause unused VMs to bloat your infrastructure, slowing it down and drastically raising costs with mishandled resources. Don’t let VM sprawl happen to you.
A lot of IT pros see the cloud as a threat to their long-term employment, but I think we need to learn to adapt to survive. Don’t believe me? Take some of the overwhelming evidence that the cloud is here to stay.
EMC and NetApp are probably your clear-cut choices for a unified storage solution, so if you’re somewhere in between a SMB and the enterprise then use this article to figure out which one is right for your business.
VMware executives officially announced a new offering called the vCloud Hybrid Service, including information on pricing and availability starting in Q3 of 2013.
Mastering the cloud is no longer just some tech buzzword on a recruiter’s wish list. Cloud skills are increasingly becoming required for more and more roles. To stay competitive, consider learning how to design, build and run a VMware vCloud.
Curious about the cloud? Now’s your chance to get access to VMware’s public cloud services for free. It’s offering a 90-day trial of its hybrid cloud. Find out how to get access and why you can’t afford to not sign up.
Choosing a cloud computing service at any capacity can mean a expensive (and possibly long-term) committment for SMBs and bigger companies alike. Make sure to cover all the important aspects of service-level agreement with your cloud computing service provider.