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Systems performance monitoring and troubleshooting change when you move to cloud architecture. A cloud can scale up over most problems, but do you really want to pay for that? Continue Reading
Workflow automation tools speed routine tasks and ensure that these tasks execute in a standardized, error-free way. But adopting an automation tool can add complexity and learning curves to the existing environment. Continue Reading
A lot has changed with Microsoft's Windows Server, and administrators need to study up. Windows Server 2012 R2 means server administration and licensing will never be the same. Continue Reading
Nominate technology products here for the 2014 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards. Continue Reading
Find judging criteria and category descriptions here for the 2014 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards. Continue Reading
Docker's dominance in the world of container technology caught Google's eye as the company steps up its open source containerization with Kubernetes.Continue Reading
Cloud services and data could be located anywhere -- and that's a scary proposition for many enterprises, especially after ongoing revelations of global U.S. government spying. For many businesses, the vagueness of cloud computing isn't working for ...Continue Reading
Software governance has meant more than the management of company-commissioned applications for quite some time. As the number of online services grows exponentially -- and individual employees feel more comfortable handing over their credit card ...Continue Reading
Enterprise data centers can pick up some ideas from Google to run IT infrastructure that supports business innovation and cloud-connected consumers.Continue Reading
Docker continues to steal the cloud spotlight with its latest lightweight release, but what does it mean for the future of heavyweight virtualization?Continue Reading
Application performance management is taking advantage of open APIs and software as a service to focus on the end-user experience. That's a change from the APM of old, which only monitored servers and networks and instrumented application code.
DevOps appears to be the right track for enterprise IT, but it’s a big change in the way things work and won't succeed without these two critical components.Continue Reading
Hyperconvergence is succeeding converged infrastructure technology for data centers that are fast, efficient and more hands-off for IT teams. This building-block approach bundles servers, storage and sometimes networking, which can be convenient -- ...Continue Reading
Improve operations and shorten time spent troubleshooting problems with server management tools.Continue Reading
Some enterprises are charging ahead with a cloud-first approach to their workloads -- not just test and dev, but production workloads as well. That strategy has worked well for several IT departments with varying needs, as featured in this April ...Continue Reading