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How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

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What is a hypervisor?

A hypervisor is a process that separates a computer’s operating system and applications from the underlying physical hardware. Usually done as software, the hypervisor drives the concept of virtualization, allowing the physical host...

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Unikraft project promises to simplify unikernel creation

NEC and Xen Project toolkit combines reusable libraries of operating system components and a menu-driven build system

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What are shielded virtual machines and how to set them up in Windows Server

Virtualization can expose data and encryption keys to hackers. Microsoft's shielded virtual machines and Host Guardian Service locks them down.

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What is virtualization?

Virtualization can refer to desktops, servers even networks, and each has its own benefits that can

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Parallels Desktop 13 review: Now your MacBook Pro Touch Bar works with Windows, too

Parallels Desktop 13 makes it easy to run macOS, Windows, or Linux virtual machines on your Mac, adding improved performance, picture-in-picture, and enabling support for cross-platform features like Touch Bar and People Bar.

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5 top ways to run Windows on a Mac

With options ranging from Boot Camp to Parallels to VirtualBox and others, the big question is which one makes it easy to manage Windows-running Macs within your enterprise IT infrastructure.

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How network automation can speed deployments and improve security

VMware shops discuss the benefits of network automation for security and management, but also for supporting agile projects.

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Pivotal, VMware team up to deploy Kubernetes on vSphere

Pivotal Container Service provides enterprise Kubernetes atop VMware vSphere and Cloud Foundation in public and private clouds

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Hot products at VMworld 2017

IT pros are converging at VMworld to learn about the latest in enterprise cloud, virtualization, security and software-defined data center technologies. Here are some of the product highlights from the show floor.

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VMware embraces cloud during VMWorld, CEO Gelsinger says

VMware is rolling out services worldwide in the AWS cloud over the next 15 months, starting in the U.S.

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Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

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The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

Here's our ranking of the top 10 network-gear vendors that serve corporate needs.

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What is hyperconvergence?

Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a software-driven appliance.

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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

A brief introduction to lightweight, portable, flexible Docker containers and why developers love them

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Virtual reality and augmented reality for the enterprise

Learn how organizations including Case Western Reserve University, Deakin University and Idaho National Lab are taking advantage of augmented reality and virtual reality technology to further their business goals.

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What are containers and why do you need them?

Containers are a solution to the problem of how to get software to run reliably when moved from one computing environment to another. Here's what you need to know about this popular technology.

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How Red Bull Racing uses IoT to win

Red Bull Racing CIO Matt Cadieux details the complex IoT implementation that the team uses to squeeze the maximum amount of performance out of its cars.

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