Virtualization

Google, VMware Put Windows on Chromebook, Cloud

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Google and VMware are aiming to make DaaS simpler and PC costs lower. continue…

The Future of Cloud Hosting

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Some predictions about the growth of the cloud-platform industry over the next few years. continue…

Gartner, IDC: 2014 Will Prove Wild, Disruptive as 2013

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When disruption hits most major parts of the tech world at once, the chaos often continues for years. continue…

Is Microsoft Virtual Desktop 2012 Ready for Primetime?

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Microsoft is lagging behind two powerhouses. I’m not talking about Windows Phone, the Microsoft Surface, or even its rank among browser use. The battle for third is in the virtualization environment. Microsoft is a distance behind Citrix and VMware. Why is that? Partly because Microsoft Virtual Desktop 2012 is still a relative newcomer to virtualizing and streaming the desktop. If you’ve spent any time with Microsoft Virtual Desktop 2008, then you may remember it was an overly complicated deployment. But a… continue…

Proto-SDN Managers Stressed By Weak Vendor Support

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Survey suggests ‘complexity’ is a primary concern among users rolling out SDN. continue…

New Cisco Software Defined Network Focuses on Hardware

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Making SDN more efficient, cost-effective. continue…

Tech is Culprit Holding IT Back

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IT can adapt quickly, but it will always be a fast follower held back by the legacies of the last generation. continue…

For Many Companies, Biggest IT Changes Start Small

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Major new technologies being used to change business models, not just make them more efficient. continue…

Think Server-Based VDI Keeps Your Data Secure? Think Again.

Debunking the VDI security myth. continue…

People Pose More Problems Than Tech in Making Cloud Part of Datacenter

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Surveys show IT has solved most technical problems with clouds; 60 percent of remaining roadblocks come from politics, people or organizations. continue…