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Protecting your SaaS app data

Getting started with Azure Automation

An Introduction to Service Integration and Management (SIAM)

Cloud Access Security Brokers: Understanding cloud risk management

Gaining a competitive edge with a Software Defined Data Centre

What does SDDC look like in action? A dev/test example

Why would you go software-defined?

Containers to the left of me, PaaS to the right...

How can you establish a digital enterprise for the future?

Welcoming our new automation overlords

vCenter Server Appliance? Sure, why not?

The new twisted definition of DevOps

New Zealand Cloud Priorities Report 2016 [Infographic]

The importance of a good lab setup

When to use Docker vs Virtual Servers

Important considerations for bimodal change management

Object stores need to be flexible, not just scalable

PowerCLI - Automation's gateway drug

Is BusDevOps the next cab off the rank?

Data Protection in the Cloud Era

Managing Data Complexity [Infographic]

Why containers are the future and how to get started

7 simple tips for effective data protection

Learning through doing - the only way to truly grasp DevOps

One does not simply do scalable, high availability NAS

ITSM Tools - Customisation without fear?

Is DevOps the next ITIL? - Part two

Everything you need to know from the Google NEXT cloud conference

Get peace of mind with these simple monitoring tips

Software Defined Advancements with VSAN 6.2

VSAN with Dell PERC H730 Controllers - avoiding known issues

The 5 key steps to evolve your Infrastructure team in the Cloud Era

Is DevOps the next ITIL?

Finding the gems at Oracle Cloud Day

He treats me like an object

Using VSAN in two or three-node clusters? You must read this

Musings on the IBM & VMware hybrid cloud partnership announcement

How to save a staggering 30% when moving to IaaS

A Service Catalogue is your first step on the journey to DevOps

Making the leap from 2015 to 2016

How to be a market disruptor with microservices

SDDC: Is the jigsaw complete?

Get your pre-Christmas checklist sorted now

VMs and Containers - better together for sure

Containerising project delivery - the DevOps way

How to Enhance your IT Infrastructure

IT Roundtable insights- innovation from a New Zealand perspective

The Business Intelligence speed boat - can New Zealand catch up?

Does "free credit" really mean free?

Two-speed DevOps - a powerful new approach

How to save time and money with Azure automation

VMworld 2015 - what you need to know

Evaluating IT Infrastructure Options

The Age of Shadow IT

5 key items to improve your Business Intelligence design

Unlock the power of storage snapshots

5 habits of highly effective service desk managers

Achieving the highest VMware certification - VCDX

Big data presents big opportunities

Why people matter when it comes to public cloud

vCloud Air – Will it work for my organisation?

Why the cloud just makes sense for disaster recovery

9 tips for rapid service management deployment

Embracing Cloud Innovation

The Story of the Rings of Power

The Public Cloud Honeymoon

The path to remarkable customer experiences

vSphere 6 - Our key takeaways for you

How To Save Even More With Right-Sourcing

Stop Being A Slave To Your Email System

2015 Open Season

The Rise Of IT As A Service Broker

IaaS, Not As-is

Top Tips For Easy Evaluation Of New Technologies

CommVault - Not Just A Backup Product

What Does Cloud Computing Really Mean?

Decoupling Performance From Capacity

How To Plan The Ultimate CommVault Upgrade

25 Critical Questions For Your Cloud Provider

Bash Bug Patching

Why You Need To Unlearn Everything About IT Infrastructure

EVO:RAIL - The Fast Track To Infrastructure Excellence

What is the third platform?

The Charge Of The Cloud Brigade

Virtual SAN And The Rise Of Distributed Storage

How To Jump Onto A Fast Moving Train

Best practice for your management cluster