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What will VAIO filtering do in vSphere 6? — Q While VMware got some attention when it added software-defined storage features in vSphere 5.5 with its Virtual SAN (VSAN) release. VSAN pools storage from ESXi hosts for use as a data store, which can assist a cost-conscious enterprise by using existing hardware rather than purchasing a new storage array.

How does VMware network segmentation benefit a business? — Q Released in 2013, the VMware NSX architecture has gained traction in the enterprise for its provisioning, flexibility and security aspects that signify an evolution from traditional data center networking. With NSX, network teams can develop virtual networks and switches with software by using the ESXi hypervisor and management tools to speed up physical network deployment and configuration.

Office 365 adds storage, MDM enhancements — Fotolia For example, the real value of the unlimited free OneDrive storage depends on how it is integrated with other business applications outside of what Microsoft already offers, said Imran Shaikh, IT program director at Vista Equity Partners LLC in San Francisco. "Free storage is great, but what is the use case?"
Oct 29, 2014

RT @SearchCoIT: In an effort to entice enterprise IT, #Microsoft beefed up #Office365 with #MDM and free unlimited storage

AWS partner dishes on enterprise cloud migrations — 2nd Watch, an AWS premier consulting partner, just named a new CEO. Find out what's on the wish list for AWS partners and customers in this Q&A.
Oct 29, 2014

#AWS partner dishes on enterprise cloud migrations (in a Q&A with yours truly)

Enterprise mobile app development: Strategies that drive downloads — Sergey Nivens - Fotolia As on-the-go computing gains increasing traction in the workplace, enterprises with a mobile mindset are developing strategies centered on the development of proprietary mobile applications. But what does it take to develop a five-star strategy that will drive consumers to download your company's app?
Oct 29, 2014

RT @searchCIO: Three hours until #CIOchat. At 3 p.m. ET, we're talking mobile application development strategy. Details #appdev #CIO

VSS Monitoring offers midrange network packet broker — Director of News and Features VSS Monitoring is offering a cheaper version of its network packet brokers to address an expanding market of enterprises that want to use packet-based analysis to monitor network performance and security., The vendor's Optimizer 2400 is the first in a series of new midrange network packet brokers, also known as network visibility controllers or network monitoring switches.
Oct 29, 2014

news-ish: VSS Monitoring offers a midmarket network packet broker for $20k

On Reddit, network pros say 'hell, no!' to SDN investment — - Fotolia Some real talk ensued: Another commenter agreed: Finally, an engineer enters the conversation with something that few SDN-heads like to hear -- he likes his traditional networking. "The term SDN has been hijacked by the industry to be less about SDN and more about saying vendor X is already doing SDN by claiming that device management APIs are SDN.

Five reasons IT pros are not ready for SDN investment — - Fotolia IT staff are first and foremost fearful that security monitoring will suffer when the SDN stack jointly meets the hypervisor and the physical infrastructure.