Overcome Cost Challenges Of VDI
Virtual desktop infrastructures (VDIs) place new demands on the storage systems that support them. Here's how you can cut those costs.
How To Stop Storage Node Sprawl
Many IT departments deal with capacity demands in scale-out storage by adding nodes. That may not be the best way to fix the problem.
VMware Finally Gets a Network Strategy
After some ill-fated attempts, VMware has left private cloud networking to its partner Cisco. By purchasing Nicira, the company regains control of its virtual network strategy in a big way.
Fortune 500 CEOs Shy Away From Social
70% of Fortune 500 CEOs have zero presence on social networks, according to new report. Perhaps newly minted Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, with her 183,022 Twitter followers, will inspire them.
4 SSD Strategies For Big Storage Vendors
Even the largest storage vendors have problems helping customers integrate solid state drives with existing networks. Those storage players should take these four steps.
One Secret That Stops Hackers: Girlfriends
The majority of hackers "age out" of hacking as they get older and find girlfriends, families, and other responsibilities. Why not invest in educating young hackers sooner, instead of locking them up later?
Forget Multiple Hypervisors
Multiple hypervisors in the data center may seem like a good idea: You get leverage during negotiations, and potentially avoid vendor lock-in. But dig deeper and the arguments begin to fall apart.
IT Chargeback/Trackback: Yes, You Need It
IT chargeback/trackback systems can help IT justify and prioritize new projects and purchases. They can also help ease private cloud deployments, according to our contributor.
Cisco's Connect Cloud Policy Change Was Bad Business
Late last month, Cisco started requiring users to create Connect Cloud accounts to manage their routers, and changed its policy to allow data collection and retention. The company has changed course; find out why that's for the best.
9 Facebook Buttons We 'Want' To See
Facebook users have long clamored for more options to express themselves. Here are nine new buttons, including the long-rumored 'Want' button, that would do the job.
Throw Hardware At The Problem
Sometimes you have to fix a performance problem quickly. Solid state storage can help you do that, if you consider these tips.