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April 10, 2017
Given the fact that there's an 'app for everything', one would have thought that the software application developer community would, by now, have spent more time working on anti-RSI (Repetitive ...
December 27, 2016
Companies spend a lot of money on disaster recovery solutions but that doesn’t translate into faster data recovery, according to a survey conducted by Quorum titled the “State of Disaster ...
October 08, 2015
In this week's roundup of blog posts from around the Web, a Gartner analyst shares five common reasons for software-defined networking meltdowns.
September 02, 2015
Some colocation providers say the best way to prevent data center downtime is to regularly pull the plug and see what happens. (Hopefully, nothing.)
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It's important to create specific rules in VMware DRS to outline how different VMs and hosts behave. What kinds of affinity and anti-affinity rules are there, and how do they work? Continue Reading
VCenter Server High Availability depends on a three-node cluster -- consisting of active, passive and witness nodes -- to limit the damage caused by system failures. Continue Reading
When aircraft take to the sky with IoT sensors on board, repair needs are more accurately predicted, potential failures trigger alerts and safety measures can be boosted. Continue Reading
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Distributed data center architectures increase IT resiliency compared to traditional single-site models, with networking, data integrity and other factors all playing critical roles. Continue Reading
Multiple virtualization hosts are typically used for failover clustering purposes, but that isn't always feasible. Sometimes it's okay to use a stand-alone host. Continue Reading
Distributed Resource Scheduler, High Availability and Fault Tolerance are vSphere tools designed to ensure high performance and continuous operability in different ways. Continue Reading
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With the right configuration, VMware vSphere HA can reduce application downtime, protect against server failure and restart failed VMs. Continue Reading
Data center outages continue to plague IT. Perform data center commissioning or an audit and have a solid power design to protect your organization from a crash. Continue Reading
Any business can experience data failure. What matters most is how you prepare for a quick recovery. Azure Site Recovery uses the Microsoft cloud when your data center goes dark. Continue Reading
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Today's enterprise network finds itself under unprecedented strain, with the number of connected devices and "things" increasing and end-user expectations of speed and performance growing. Meanwhile, as IT professionals strive to offer the latest and greatest technological services to customers, network resources don't always keep pace. Something has to give.
Such a scenario is ripe for significant, unscheduled network downtime, and in the digital age, these outages come at large scale and enormous cost. Enterprises that have recently experienced major network downtime -- such as Delta Airlines and Salesforce -- have lost millions of dollars and suffered incalculable blows to their brands and reputations. Organizations simply can't afford outages like these in today's digital-first business environment. In this edition of Network Evolution, we explore the dynamics of the modern outage, and how enterprises can minimize their risk of network downtime.
Also in this issue, we take a look at evolving automation tools and how they can make network managers' lives easier. And finally, we'll tell you what you need to know about Cisco's new digital whiteboard, Spark Board, and how it stacks up against Microsoft's Surface Hub.Continue Reading
When Exchange Server goes down for an extended period of time, these three problems are probably to blame. Continue Reading
Though the benefits of virtualization outweigh the risks, a host server crash is extremely visible and causes concern with management. Be prepared to respond with efficiency. Continue Reading