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We work in an industry where the only constant is change. Keeping up with the changes in IT is a full time job all by itself with a constant stream of new names, acronyms and …

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On VMworld day one, VMware goes deep on multicloud virtualization
August 29, 2018 – 3:03 am | Comments Off on On VMworld day one, VMware goes deep on multicloud virtualization
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Agility is the essence of the software-defined data center. As the longtime pacesetter in this market, VMware Inc. has built an agile solution portfolio that lets customers deploy virtual machines, containers and other virtualization technologies …

Open source hypervisor technical support, update considerations
August 29, 2018 – 2:47 am | Comments Off on Open source hypervisor technical support, update considerations
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As an example, some IT administrators that use open source hypervisors might seek better technical support and integration for third-party backup, snapshot and restore tools, the way that VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V support tools …

Cloudera’s a data warehouse player now
August 29, 2018 – 2:29 am | Comments Off on Cloudera’s a data warehouse player now
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Almost seven years ago, in a hotel meeting room in Manhattan, Mike Olson, then Cloudera’s CEO, briefed me on the still confidential Cloudera project called Impala. I think Olson knew he was preaching to the …

The future of the data center: The walls come tumbling down
August 26, 2018 – 10:19 am | Comments Off on The future of the data center: The walls come tumbling down
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The developers at credit reporting giant Experian plc write code without any idea whether it will ultimately run inside the company’s data centers, a rented space known a colocation center, in the cloud — or …

Network technologies are changing faster than we can manage them
August 25, 2018 – 2:40 am | Comments Off on Network technologies are changing faster than we can manage them
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Software-defined networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and 5G: It’s been one thing after another in networking in the last few years. Avi Freedman, co-founder and CEO of Kentik, a network analytics company, commented, “Between …

Zerto Debuts Disruptive Backup Technology at VMworld
August 25, 2018 – 2:13 am | Comments Off on Zerto Debuts Disruptive Backup Technology at VMworld
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Demonstrating how customers and partners can leverage one continuous data protection platform to replace disparate backup, DR and cloud mobility solutions

August 23, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zerto, an industry leader for IT resilience, …

How To View vimtop Data in PerfMon
August 25, 2018 – 2:04 am | Comments Off on How To View vimtop Data in PerfMon
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Used to monitor the overall health of and identify the processes that are running on and consuming your VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) resources, vimtop (as shown in Figure 1), is a real-time monitoring tool …

ESF Survey Shows Cloud, HDDs Still Dominate IT Storage
August 24, 2018 – 4:45 am | Comments Off on ESF Survey Shows Cloud, HDDs Still Dominate IT Storage
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Data storage and humans have something important in common: The places where they live are almost always the highest-cost line item in their budgets. Buying a home or condominium can take up from 25 percent …