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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail,” Ralph Waldo Emerson famously advised. And, in the world of data management, companies are doing just …

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IT turns to VMware encryption for added VM security
February 23, 2018 – 10:52 pm | Comments Off on IT turns to VMware encryption for added VM security

Virtualization admins demand a balance between security, performance and usability in their data protection tools, and VMware aims to address that need with encryption capabilities in vSphere 6.5 and vSAN 6.6.

In an increasingly security-conscious world, data protection has become a top priority. One key feature is encryption; in fact, 38% of IT admins are planning an encryption security initiative this year, according to TechTarget’s 2018 IT Priorities Survey. With vSphere 6.5 and vSAN 6.6, VMware includes encryption capabilities that can help meet that demand. Though VMware encryption features are unlikely to drive adoption of vSphere or vSAN, they largely meet the needs of IT administrators, experts said.

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VMware’s Ross Brown Exits, Channel Chief Brandon Sweeney Takes Over Cloud Provider Program Duties
February 22, 2018 – 9:51 pm | Comments Off on VMware’s Ross Brown Exits, Channel Chief Brandon Sweeney Takes Over Cloud Provider Program Duties
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Ross Brown, who led VMware’s channel program up until last summer, is no longer with the virtualization company, several sources confirmed Thursday. Brown’s departure comes just six months after VMware shuffled its executive deck, promoting …

Nutanix HCI helps keep NFL’s Chicago Bears in the game
February 22, 2018 – 9:38 pm | Comments Off on Nutanix HCI helps keep NFL’s Chicago Bears in the game
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Between the Super Bowl and the start of the next regular season, National Football League clubs seek to improve through scouting, grading players, studying film and revamping their playbooks. Like with many industries, pro football …

Cloud computing: AWS, Google or Microsoft? How to choose your platform
February 21, 2018 – 9:22 pm | Comments Off on Cloud computing: AWS, Google or Microsoft? How to choose your platform
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The public cloud is fast becoming the platform of choice for IT leaders and their line-of-business counterparts. Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to hit $160 billion in 2018, according to …

Virtualization layer is HCI’s secret sauce
February 21, 2018 – 8:13 pm | Comments Off on Virtualization layer is HCI’s secret sauce
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The virtualization layer in an HCI system consists of a hypervisor and multiple VMs that deliver the underlying hardware as logical services. Without that layer, an HCI implementation would be nothing more than a pile …

Verizon Takes SDN Wireless, with the Help of AI
February 21, 2018 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Verizon Takes SDN Wireless, with the Help of AI
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The nascent software-defined networking (SDN) approach continues to expand its reach, with wireless being among the newest frontiers in which it has made inroads. The move into the wireless ecosystem is exemplified by Verizon’s debut …

4 steps to implementing high-performance computing for big data processing
February 20, 2018 – 11:37 pm | Comments Off on 4 steps to implementing high-performance computing for big data processing
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In the big data world, not every company needs high performance computing (HPC), but nearly all who work with big data have adopted Hadoop-style analytics computing.

The difference between HPC and Hadoop can be hard to …

Use esxcli commands for vSphere management, troubleshooting
February 20, 2018 – 11:08 pm | Comments Off on Use esxcli commands for vSphere management, troubleshooting
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Esxcli commands provide some useful functionality, especially for those who don’t have vCenter to manage their VMware hosts. These commands also enable the vSphere administrator to reproduce identical output across several hosts because it’s easy …

Cloudera helps Office for National Statistics produce clearer view of UK economy
February 20, 2018 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Cloudera helps Office for National Statistics produce clearer view of UK economy
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Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), the modern platform for machine learning and analytics, optimised for the cloud, announced that the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics, is using Cloudera Enterprise …