IBM's once mighty server hardware business continues to struggle. Big Blue bets on software and cloud services business to bring some relief.
Is your server not booting correctly? Does it need crucial recovery tasks? Linux boot options with GRUB2 and systemd can help.
IT departments want to shrink their list of suppliers -- but should it be longer? Cloud, mobility and big data have IT rethinking vendor selection.
Live VM migration is a key part of virtualization, and it should continue to get better and become a bigger part of an IT admin's everyday operations.
Using management tools is just one way to prevent sprawl in your VM environment. It's important to be proactive with your VMs to fight sprawl.
Even as the software-defined data center marches forward, there is still good reason to keep VMware vCenter Server physical.
VMware's vExpert program can offer many benefits, both professional and personal. Is the program worth the cost of admission?
Without correct implementation and persistent monitoring, a resource pool can cause more problems than it solves.
Not all management tasks in a vSphere environment are handled from the vSphere client. Some require commands executed from ESXi Shell.
VMware is trying to usurp Citrix's throne with Horizon 6, but the suite faces some challenges, including Citrix's years of app remoting experience.
Focus on delivering data, not applications. You can give users offline access to data, but applications often rely on an online connection.
The applause for VMware Horizon 6 has died down and it's time to reveal the holes: View Persona won't support the awaited RDSH app publishing feature.
If you haven't done so yet, you should master PowerShell scripting -- it's an essential skill Exchange admins of every level need to have.
It's important to get namespace planning right the first time. Otherwise, it's difficult -- or even impossible -- to change later.
IBM has steadily improved its social business suite and has it poised for a comeback. But can Domino and Notes break into new markets?