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November 14, 2017
Brooks Brothers, a VeloCloud SD-WAN and VMware customer, sees the VMware acquisition as a positive. But enterprises in mixed-vendor environments could face an important decision.
November 10, 2017
Bloggers explore the VMware-VeloCloud acquisition, a possible new fragmentation of the enterprise IT market and the best approach to building a network segmentation strategy.
November 03, 2017
The VeloCloud-VMware acquisition will mark the first time VMware will compete directly with Cisco in networking. Cisco, however, remains the 800-pound gorilla.
October 23, 2017
Macs are gradually making their way into traditional organizations, so IT professionals are now looking for improved Mac management capabilities.
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VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is a certification designed to demonstrate technical competency with VMware vSphere and related technologies. Continue Reading
AWS and VMware have formed an alliance to bring better cloud integration to customers, forcing other cloud providers to get creative in order to stay competitive. Continue Reading
Competition among converged infrastructure vendors will lead to winners and losers, but the biggest winner of all will be customers. Continue Reading
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What does AWS stand to gain from technology partnerships, particularly those with VMware and Red Hat? They pave the way for Amazon to become a major player in hybrid cloud. Continue Reading
Although the details surrounding the VMware-AWS partnership remain hazy, the deal does shed some light on VMware's hybrid cloud aspirations and long-term strategy. Continue Reading
A year into its AWS partnership, VMware looks to keep its cloud momentum by purchasing Wavefront, the leading cross-cloud monitoring, metrics and analytics service. Continue Reading
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VMware patches, due to interconnections with the rest of your system, require as much coordination as firmware upgrades. Balance update scheduling carefully to maintain control. Continue Reading
Developing a cloud services practice is no easy feat. In this guide, we offer considerations for business model transitions, service offerings and partner networks you can join. Continue Reading
Putting thousands of cores to work makes perfect sense when you're powering a video game. But graphics processing units, or GPUs, can't serve much practical purpose in a corporate data center, can they?
The GPU vs. CPU discussion isn't as odd as it sounds. In fact, a more broad application of GPUs in the data center can provide the processing punch that CPUs simply cannot. With tasks where data can be processed in parallel rather than in sequence, GPUs might be a particularly valuable tool. The cover story in this issue of Modern Infrastructure looks at scenarios where simultaneous processing can be just what's needed, such as with machine learning and artificial intelligence.
This month's Modern Infrastructure also looks at how data can be protected while in the data center. Full encryption is seemingly a perfect defense for data theft. But that's a difficult -- and, to some, an unrealistic-- road to travel. We look at how an IT team can better safeguard its data, factoring in costs, the tools available and the tradeoffs involved in hack-proofing an organization's data.
And what about the vulnerabilities that arise from within your business? We examine the risk of data loss posed by the shadow IT phenomenon, an ongoing and ever-changing challenge.
It's clear that data is an increasingly valuable resource. Processing it and keeping it safe -- whether that entails taking up the question of GPU vs. CPU for certain workloads or upgrading encryption -- need to be priorities for IT professionals in organizations of all sizes and types.Continue Reading
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Machine learning requires massive amounts of data to identify issues before they occur. VMware uses Skyline proactive support technology to more efficiently farm that data. Continue Reading
Both vendor-neutral and vendor-specific cloud security certifications have emerged as businesses shift toward cloud computing models that reduce TCO and expand computing capacity. Continue Reading
The evolution of IT as a service has resulted in the development of products that help ease the growing demands on the busy systems administrator. Continue Reading