What's the big deal with VMware's vSphere 7 upgrade?

In the weeks before COVID quarantined our households, VMware announced vSphere 7. Its release marks the most significant enhancements to vSphere in over a decade, bringing network administrators and developers alike a unified cloud platform that is optimized to build, run, and manage modern applications. In case you were too focused on Tiger King, we've summarized whats new, why it matters and how this can help your organization.

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Infographic: The Changing Face of Virtualization

Nearly two decades have passed since VMware Virtual Platform first enabled companies to run multiple operating systems on a single host computer. Despite the maturity of virtualization technologies, virtual environments continue to increase in popularity and complexity, creating new opportunities and challenges for businesses today.

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4 Virtualization Trends IT Professionals Need to Know About

Virtualization is one of the oldest and most widely adopted computing technologies. Today, 75 percent of organizations use virtual servers. Virtualization practices have come a long way since IBM released the first commercially available virtual product in 1972. And new trends are constantly emerging to help organizations get more from their virtual environments. So what does the future of virtualization look like?

In this post, we’ll explore four key virtualization trends that IT professionals should prepare for and training courses to keep you ahead of the virtualization curve.

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Sneak Peek at Free Red Hat Fundamentals Courses

Students looking to acquire skills that make them “job-ready” should learn the distribution of Linux that most enterprises actually use and implement in production systems. As the second largest contributor to the Linux kernel, Red Hat is used by more than 90% of the Fortune Global 500. Generic courses written by third parties by contrast often fail to incorporate real-world scenarios and use-cases that make Red Hat content particularly valuable. 

These free courses, along with additional training, will prepare students to pursue one of Red Hat’s coveted Linux certifications: Red Hat Certified System Administrator or Red Hat Certified Engineer. 82% of companies using online job boards to recruit for Linux positions specifically request Red Hat Certified Professionals. 

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3 Reasons IT Pros Should Embrace Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop

Citrix XenApp and its close cousin Citrix XenDesktop are generally useful platforms for application and desktop virtualization, respectively. When done correctly, virtualization of these asset classes can yield substantial advantages for an organization, such as cost reductions in IT operations, superior flexibility in supporting remote sites and employees, and broader access to apps and desktops in Linux-based environments.

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