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June 28, 2016
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April 21, 2016
TechTarget survey results highlight the growth of IT performance management tools that provide automated feedback to problems with applications, server virtualization and the cloud.
April 06, 2016
Storage magazine has tracked storage salaries for 13 years, polling readers to gather data about pay, benefits and other influences on job satisfaction. Our 2016 salary survey shows demand for storage savvy IT pros is still high as reflected by the overall average salary of nearly $98,000. We look at how geography, education, experience and other factors affect storage salaries in our 2016 salary survey.
When virtual servers first appeared in data centers, storage generally wasn't up to the task. Today, most vendors have tuned their wares to better support virtual environments. But you still might have to get under the hood to fix a bottleneck or two. We'll tell you what to look for and how to fix it.
Few companies are ready to give up their on-premises storage resources in favor of cloud storage. Hybrid setups that integrate on-premises with the cloud are the most desirable arrangements and vendors are beginning to sit up and take notice.
August 12, 2015
Virtual Instruments has moved beyond its storage focus, enhancing VirtualWisdom to support Microsoft Hyper-V servers and VMware workloads.
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Virtual GPUs are becoming crucial to hybrid cloud planning. With companies like AMD, NVIDIA and Intel throwing their hats in the ring, expect improvements to the technology. Continue Reading
Next-generation firewalls are integrated, hardware- or software-based, network security tools designed to detect and block sophisticated attacks. The NGFWs available on the market today can vary significantly from one another in many ways, including both price and the specific features provided. Choosing the best next-generation firewall requires careful study of the technology in general, and an understanding of your system's particular needs. Choosing a next-generation firewall requires a thorough understanding of the purpose of NGFWs and how one firewall product may differ from another. NGFWs come in a variety of configurations and price ranges.
This Buyer's Guide explains what corporate technology buyers must know before they can decide which is the best next-generation firewall for their purposes. Infosec pros and corporate executives with IT purchase responsibilities will come away from reading this guide with a clearer understanding of what an NGFW does and how to weigh the many factors to determine which product is right for their situation.Continue Reading
Organizations that reduce their server footprint can reduce costs and improve performance by running only the most necessary resources. Continue Reading
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Depending on the scenario, hyper-threading can help or hurt processor performance in a virtual server. The trick to good performance is figuring out when to enable it. Continue Reading
Graphics acceleration technology improves virtual desktop performance at the VM level, not over the network. One company deployed it for heavy-duty field work in the boondocks. Continue Reading
AWS made an unexpected play into the gaming market with Amazon Lumberyard. And AWS' future successes could depend on other market expansions. Continue Reading
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System administrators and security personnel need to set aside their differences in order to maintain security and performance levels and to protect their bottom line. Continue Reading
System benchmarking will do you no good if you're not obtaining the right information and you don't have a greater understanding of the multi-server environment. Continue Reading
When it comes to VDI, IT must be ready to troubleshoot common problems associated with virtual desktop performance, back-end infrastructure, product platforms and persona management. Continue Reading
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To increase mainframe processor capacity and speed, IBM turned to vertical polarization. Learn how to take advantage of it through a feature called HiperDispatch. Continue Reading
VDI performance issues which can be traced back to storage infrastructure are limiting user adoption of virtual desktop implementation. Continue Reading
An expert offers tips for using cloud clusters to roll out high-performance computing applications in the cloud. Continue Reading