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By Darien Hirotsu Evaluate Jul 13, 2015

NFV vs. VNF: What's the difference?

NFV versus VNF: SDN engineer Darien Hirotsu explains the differences between network functions virtualization and virtual network functions. Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch Get Started Jul 13, 2015

What's the difference between SDS and storage virtualization?

With more technologies available to abstract the storage layer, do you know the difference between storage virtualization and software-defined storage? Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Get Started Jul 01, 2015

What's the difference between extortionware and ransomware?

Enterprise threats expert Nick Lewis explains the difference between extortionware and ransomware in terms of what they are and how to defend against them. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Aug 12, 2015

How do the VMware ROBO editions differ?

The new offering for remote/branch offices, VMware ROBO, comes with different features and VM licensing models. Continue Reading


By Todd Biske Manage Jul 29, 2015

What is the difference between an SOA and a microservices architecture?

Everyone has a different viewpoint on SOA, but three key differences between SOA and microservices architectures can help you determine which is best for your enterprise. Continue Reading


By Erin Sullivan Get Started Aug 26, 2015

The different faces of software-defined storage vendors

Software-defined storage vendors are lining up to offer SDS options, but varied descriptions of the technology can result in confusion. Continue Reading


By Johna Till Johnson Evaluate Jun 24, 2015

What's the difference between hybrid, virtual and SD-WAN?

An expert explains the differences between hybrid, virtual and software-defined WANs and tells how they are each related. Continue Reading


By Carrie Higbie Get Started Aug 24, 2015

What is the difference between a VoIP gateway and IP PBX?

Networking expert Carrie Higbie explains how a VoIP gateway and an IP PBX perform different functions when transmitting voice data. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Evaluate Aug 13, 2015

How is a smart sandbox different from traditional sandbox technology?

Expert Michael Cobb explains what a smart sandbox is, how it differs from traditional sandbox technology, and when one should be considered for enterprise use. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Get Started Jun 04, 2015

Density differences between server and desktop virtualization

Virtual desktops and virtual servers have a similar concept but act in different ways. Memory and OS are among the factors affecting each technology. Continue Reading