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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Hyperconverged infrastructure gets its own Gartner magic quadrant

Hyperconvergence is winning over enterprises that are drawn to its potential to ease management, streamline the deployment of new workloads, and optimize costs. As much as 20% of business-critical apps will transition to...

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VMware tackles complexity of multi-cloud environments

VMware has expanded its portfolio of cloud tools to help enterprises improve the manageability of their public cloud and on-premises environments. At the same time, VMware announced the first global expansion of VMware Cloud on AWS,...

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Why a bare-metal cloud provider might be just what you need

Cloud services that provide nothing but server hardware can help solve application-migration, performance, customization and hardware-access problems.

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What is NFV and what are its cost, performance and scaling benefits?

Network functions virtualization (NFV) uses commodity servers to replace specialized network appliances for more flexible, efficient and scalable services.

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What is microsegmentation? How getting granular improves network security

Microsegmentation is a way to create secure zones in data centers and cloud deployments that allow you to isolate workloads and protect them individually.

How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

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What is a hypervisor?

A hypervisor is a process that separates a computer’s operating system and applications from the underlying physical hardware. Usually done as software, the hypervisor drives the concept of virtualization, allowing the physical host...

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Unikraft project promises to simplify unikernel creation

NEC and Xen Project toolkit combines reusable libraries of operating system components and a menu-driven build system

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What are shielded virtual machines and how to set them up in Windows Server

Virtualization can expose data and encryption keys to hackers. Microsoft's shielded virtual machines and Host Guardian Service locks them down.

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What is virtualization?

Virtualization can refer to desktops, servers even networks, and each has its own benefits that can

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5 top ways to run Windows on a Mac

With options ranging from Boot Camp to Parallels to VirtualBox and others, the big question is which one makes it easy to manage Windows-running Macs within your enterprise IT infrastructure.

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How network automation can speed deployments and improve security

VMware shops discuss the benefits of network automation for security and management, but also for supporting agile projects.

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Pivotal, VMware team up to deploy Kubernetes on vSphere

Pivotal Container Service provides enterprise Kubernetes atop VMware vSphere and Cloud Foundation in public and private clouds

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Hot products at VMworld 2017

IT pros are converging at VMworld to learn about the latest in enterprise cloud, virtualization, security and software-defined data center technologies. Here are some of the product highlights from the show floor.

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VMware embraces cloud during VMWorld, CEO Gelsinger says

VMware is rolling out services worldwide in the AWS cloud over the next 15 months, starting in the U.S.

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Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

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The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

Here's our ranking of the top 10 network-gear vendors that serve corporate needs.

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What is hyperconvergence?

Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a software-driven appliance.

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