How To Share Local Storage
Local storage can now provide capabilities like virtual machine migration and distributed resource management.
IaaS Is a Stepping-Stone on the Path to PaaS
IaaS shouldn't be the end goal--enterprises should reach for PaaS and more dynamic cloud computing models. Start the transition by demanding applications written for the cloud.
SDN: Your Next Network
Software-defined networking has the potential to bring new levels of automation and efficiency to networks, but competing visions mean IT has to pay close attention to the differences.
Hitachi Unveils SMB Storage Array
Midrange Hitachi Unified Storage VM mixes block, file, and object storage with heterogeneous virtualization under a single management interface.
Exploring Private Cloud Pipes
Traditional networking is static; clouds need systems that can scale. What's the answer for a private cloud: APIs? SDN? OpenFlow? VXLAN? Take a look.
Tech Alone Not Enough To Manage Big Data
Studies show that big corporations worry about hiring enough skilled humans to manage big data--a surprising need considering all the advanced automation tools at our disposal.
Attack Of The Rude Facebook Shoes
What should you tell your Facebook friends to do when their accounts are hijacked by rogue sites that spam their feeds or worse? Here are some steps they can take.
Visual Tour: Microsoft SkyDrive For Android
Microsoft's long-awaited SkyDrive for Android lets users of Android devices tap into Microsoft's cloud storage service. This 1.0 release, despite a few minor weaknesses, provides a fairly good cloud storage alternative to services like Dropbox, especially if you use Microsoft Office every day.