Besides using replicas as protective backups, they can be used for testing purposes.
Microsoft's tweaks make it easier to fail over to a second datacenter when issues occur.
Dell is showcasing its enterprise management software, virtual desktop infrastructure solutions and storage products as part of its Dell World event.
The R2 version of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2013 got released this week.
Brien retreads the idea of System Center taking over the role of Windows Server's GUI and explains how it can be used as the single window to a cluster of VMs.
Microsoft this week released a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.1 update for Windows 7 Service Pack 1.
Veeam's latest update to its Management Pack connect the interoperational gap between Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager and VMware.
- By Michael Domingo
Linux-based SUSE Cloud 2.0, which was released last week, now includes "full support" for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor.
Microsoft and Oracle have released previews of virtual machine images that enable Oracle workloads to run on Windows Azure.
Virtual networks are the future of your datacenter. Here's what you need to know about implementing SDN.
Microsoft has rolled out a limited public preview of a Windows Azure-based disaster recovery solution for private clouds.
As Microsoft's decidedly improved hypervisor continues to grow with each upgrade, it's starting to draw more and more attention from the enterprise and third-party vendors.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft is now allowing service providers to use Remote Desktop Services (RDS) on Windows Azure as part of their service offerings.
Microsoft recently showed off new Hyper-V improvements to come with Windows Server 2012 R2.
A first look at how you can run server instances in the new Microsoft Infrastructure as a Service public cloud offering.
Best known for its Diskeeper software, Condusiv is also adding new capabilities to enable organizations to increase performance from virtual servers with V-locity 4.
- By Derek Schauland
Brien shares his experience of beefing up thse size of his virtual drives with physical storage.
System Center 2012 SP1's Virtual Machine Manager IP pools offer the same zero-effort IP addressing experience that desktop administrators have enjoyed for years.
- By Greg Shields
Data protection tool now offers restoration capabilities, including file-level and instant-recovery options.
- By Derek Schauland
A demo shows how to quickly spin up Windows and Linux VMs in Microsoft's IaaS cloud.