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By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Sep 29, 2015

Containers vs. VMs: What's the difference?

Containers have rapidly come into focus as an option for deploying applications, but they have limitations and are fundamentally different from VMs. Continue Reading


By Robert Sheldon Evaluate Sep 22, 2015

What's the difference between a VM clone and a template?

Creating virtual machine templates and clones are quick-and-easy ways to deploy multiple VMs, but for your VDI environment to thrive, you should know the best use cases for each method. Continue Reading


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 Stephen J. Bigelow Problem Solve Oct 06, 2015

Can I restore Active Directory to different hardware?

I need to restore Active Directory to a different hardware platform. Which backup method should I use to avoid problems? 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 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 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