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The IoT industry is now at a crossroads, between the fast-paced innovation of technologies and the pending mass adoption by global enterprises. The complexity of combining rapidly evolving technologies and the need to establish practices for market acceleration pose a strong challenge ...
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Role introduces a new capability, Hyper-V Replica, as a built-in replication mechanism at a virtual machine (VM) level. Hyper-V Replica can asynchronously replicate a selected VM running at a primary site to a designated replica site across LAN/WAN. Here bot...
With IaaS combined with the many features Windows Azure offers, the opportunities for enterprise IT as well as small and medium businesses are real and exciting to employ cloud as a delivery platform for LOB services including media and phone apps.
While enterprise IT is transitioning form on-premise deployment to an emerging architecture of hybrid cloud, IT professionals are facing unprecedented challenges to change from managing servers deployed on premise to managing services in hybrid cloud, at the same time extraordinary opp...
New and flexible ways to make changes of a Windows Server 2012 installation after the fact are available. And IT pros can now convert a server from and to Server Core, and change the availability of server components that are previously committed at an installation time. This introduce...
In Windows Server 2008 R2 (WS2008R2), Terminal Services (TS) has been expanded and renamed to Remote Desktop Services (RDS). In Windows Server 2012, RDS is further enhanced, Microsoft's private cloud foundation, and with a scenario-based configuration wizard. Still the concept and arch...
This is Part 3 of the 12 routines for a Windows Server 2008 user to accelerate the learning and adoption of Windows Server 2012 without the need of a touch device. It is intended for those who are familiar with the administration of Windows Server 2008 (or later) to become comfortable ...
This is Part 2 of the 12 routines for a Windows Server 2008 user to accelerate the learning and adoption of Windows Server 2012 without the need of a touch device. It is intended for those who are familiar with the administration of Windows Server 2008 (or later) to become comfortable ...
This article details 12 routines for a Windows Server 2008 user to accelerate the learning and adoption of Windows Server 2012 without the need of a touch device. It is intended for those who are familiar with the administration of Windows Server 2008 (or later) to become comfortable w...
Today cloud computing facilitated by virtualization continues emerging as the service delivery vehicle for IT to shorten go-to-market while facing unpredictable data patterns and workloads. The increasing complexities and growing user expectations make system management on the center s...
VMM, a member of Microsoft System Center suite, is an enterprise solution for managing policies, processes, and best practices with automations by discovering, capturing and aggregating knowledge of virtualization infrastructure. In addition to the system requirements and the new feat...
A transition from a traditional infrastructure-focused deployment model into a cloud-friendly, cloud-ready, cloud-enabled and service-centric delivery vehicle in enterprise IT is imminent, if not already happening. IT is no longer about servers, networks, and storage; instead IT is abo...
A private cloud is to strategically build a go-to-market vehicle, such that enterprise IT can fulfill business needs and exceed user expectations. With a private cloud, IT can leverage business opportunities generated by market dynamics and offer a user experience with anytime, anywher...
Typically, automated sign-on is regarded to be something troublesome and costly, which slows down rollouts, adds complexity and requires involvement from customer IT organizations, something that SaaS vendors often want to avoid at any cost. However, automated sign-on can be one of the...
In an environment where the IT organizations, on the one hand, face resource constraints and on the other hand, have to meet growing business needs, they have to look newer and cost effective methods of computing and cloud computing aims to achieve these aims by balancing the conflicts...
The industry conversation is all about cloud, but the real goal is the elusive transformation of IT into a business-ready service that is available on demand and as needed. IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) leverages an open cloud computing approach that spans both internal, private clouds and p...
The industry conversation is all about cloud, but the real goal is the elusive transformation of IT into a business-ready service that is available on demand and as needed. IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) leverages an open cloud computing approach that spans both internal, private clouds and p...
Innovative "IT-as-a-service" provider, NetEnrich, on Tuesday announced an agreement with Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc., to help power the distributor's new Arrow Fusion(SM) cloud services line of business. NetEnrich offers highly sec...
First there was the great alliance between Cisco, VMware and EMC and now there’s a littler, less trumpeted triumvirate made up of Cisco, VMware and EMC rival NetApp assembled in the name of virtual and cloud security. It means they’ll have some recommended, pre-tested, and validated en...
NetApp’s got itself a cloud platform. It’s updated its Data ONTAP 7G operating system, which hasn’t been revved since 2005, blended it with Data ONTAP GX scale-out clustering operating system, technology it got with its acquisition of Spinnaker Networks years back, and leavened it with...
Cloud computing provides more than scaling. It provides elasticity. That means it can expand needed enterprise software resources and contract those resources that are not needed and It can do all this on demand. On the surface, this looks like a great opportunity for new cloud service...