Virtualization

Learn how to manage and secure virtual environments, stay current on virtualization news, and discover best practices for getting the most out of desktop and server virtualization.

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Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

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Top 10 evaluation criteria for copy data management & data virtualization

Data virtualization has the potential to deliver massive advancements in data agility and data center utilization. Your task: Separate vendor marketing hype from reality.

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Install GUI apps on Windows Hyper-V Server and Windows Server Core

Wouldn't it be great to get some convenient GUI apps into a Windows Server Core or Hyper-V Server installation? It's easier than you think!

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Why it’s (finally) time to embrace thin client technology

When you look at the power of today’s smartphones and cloud services, there are clear reasons to think thin clients may rise, writes Rob Enderle.

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Hands on with Andy, the Android emulator for Windows

Have you ever wanted to run Android on your Windows desktop? If so, Andy the Android emulator may be for you.

IBM climbs on the Docker bandwagon

IBM will offer an enterprise-hosted service for running Docker containers.

CoreOS's Rocket launch aimed directly at Docker

CoreOS wants to strip the container model back to the basics and let the rest of Linux do the support work.

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SDN tools increase WAN efficiency

The enterprise WAN can be a daunting operational challenge.

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How to get more out of your virtualized and cloud environments

Virtualization has brought great efficiencies to IT, but has created new challenges/new opportunities to save more.

New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices.

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Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

As Docker grows in popularity, a question burns: What is it, and why do you need to care about containers?

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SDN in action: Hands-on with Cumulus Linux

Imagine being able to manage scores of network switches as easily as scores of servers; Cumulus Linux makes it happen.

Wozniak still aims to simplify: Now, all of enterprise storage

Woz has joined former Fusion-io colleagues at Primary Data, a startup virtualizing data.

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Extreme extends SDN products, partners

Extreme Networks this week announced new products and technology partners for its Software Defined Architecture data center product line.

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AWS re:Invent: 10 cool new Amazon cloud features

AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services’ annual cloud computing conference, was packed with revelations of new features for the company’s market-leading cloud service.

Amazon launches Lambda, an event-driven compute service

Lambda replaces the need to run a separate virtual machine to coordinate multiple AWS services.

Amazon embraces Docker with new customer tool

EC2 Container Service can be used to manage thousands of Docker containers.

Alcatel-Lucent virtualizes WANs and routers

Alcatel-Lucent’s Nuage Networks SDN venture broadens product line to tackle enterprise WANs, an increasingly vital market for the technology.

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