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Microsoft StorSimple Hybrid SAN Links Data Center Back to Azure

July 22, 2014
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StorageNetworking

Two years after its acquisition of cloud storage gateway vendor StorSimple, Microsoft is introducing new physical and virtual appliances into a hybrid cloud storage service that will blur the lines between on-premises SAN and Azure cloud storage for its customers.

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Part 2: Citrix Monitoring — EdgeSight/Director vs. Third-Party Tools

July 22, 2014
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ApplicationVirtualization

Part 1 of yesterday’s “Citrix Monitoring Tools” article described inherent Citrix monitoring functionality and presented an overview of Citrix EdgeSight/Director. Part 2 will cover specific features of EdgeSight/Director, based on a comparison with key third-party monitoring solutions. However, before we delve into that core subject…

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Part 1: Citrix Monitoring Tools — Past and Present

July 21, 2014
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ApplicationVirtualization

Monitoring and managing a Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop environment can depend on the embedded Citrix components or, if they are deemed insufficient, third-party tools. From a realistic standpoint, (aka, non-marketing), this article will review the inherent Citrix tools, and Part 2 will focus on third-party tools.

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XenApp is Back, and Citrix With It

July 18, 2014
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ApplicationVirtualization

In a Wednesday blog post Berger admitted in public what many inside and outside Citrix have known for years; "we over rotated and SBC* became a second class citizen to…

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How Much Change Have You Seen?

July 17, 2014
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DataCenterVirtualization

How much change have you seen in the way in which IT departments determine the number of people needed to best serve the infrastructure, especially since the introduction of virtualization…

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Making Do: The SMB Perspective

July 16, 2014
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SMBVirtualization

Small and medium business and enterprises often make do with what they can do today while dreaming about tomorrow. Most SMBs look to have communication tools in place both for…

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