Tom Henderson

Researcher

Dojo of ExtremeLabs, Inc.; researcher at Network World and ITworld; world traveler, friend to many.

Review: Parallels 11 delivers seamless Windows/Mac integration

Enterprise guide to Windows 10

Enterprise guide to Windows 10

When to dive in, what new features will be available and how to avoid a messy upgrade.

Docker vs. Rocket vs. Odin: Containers compared

Docker vs. Rocket vs. Odin: Containers compared

We review three approaches to using containers as an alternative to virtual machines

VMware 6.0: Faster, smarter, more resilient

VMware 6.0: Faster, smarter, more resilient

Latest version of VMware adds high availability, scalability, speed.

Review: HP’s latest blade delivers big punch in small package

ProLiant BL-460 Gen 9 blades are tuned for virtual workloads.

An in-depth look at 3 log managers

An in-depth look at 3 log managers

Breaking the log jamIn this review, we compared three log managers: VMware’s Log Insight, Balabit’s Syslog-ng Professional Edition, and SpectorSoft’s SpectorSoft Server Manager. Each offers a unique way of gathering, compiling and...

VMware, Balabit, SpectorSoft take unique approaches to log management

VMware, Balabit, SpectorSoft take unique approaches to log management

In this review, we compared three log managers: VMware’s Log Insight, Balabit’s Syslog-ng Professional Edition, and SpectorSoft’s SpectorSoft Server Manager. Each offers a way of gathering, compiling, and in the case of VMware, and to...

Best business-class tablets for front office and factory floor

Best business-class tablets for front office and factory floor

Business-class tabletsIn this review, we looked at two types of business-class tablets, traditional tablets used by the sales force or other front-office workers, and ruggedized devices that can be used on the factory floor or other...

Best business-class tablets for the front office and factory floor

Best business-class tablets for the front office and factory floor

We review Lenovo ThinkPad, Gammatech Durabook, Arbor Gladius, Adlink IMT and E FUN Nextbook.

What’s new in SUSE Linux 12?

What’s new in SUSE Linux 12?

SUSE 12 is a broad set of Linux distributions ranging from desktop through enterprise level. We tested several instances and found them quite ready for enterprise use.

SUSE Linux 12 challenges Red Hat

SUSE Linux 12 challenges Red Hat

It’s been more than five years since SUSE delivered a full release of its Enterprise Linux software, and a lot has happened to the company during that time.

CentOS 7: The perfect gift for the Linux do-it-yourselfer

CentOS 7: The perfect gift for the Linux do-it-yourselfer

It’s almost identical to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, minus the price tag and the support.

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