Paul Ferrill

Paul Ferrill has been writing about computers and networking for more than 25 years. He's had articles published in InfoWorld, Network World, PC Magazine, and a wide range of other publications. He's also the author of two books and currently working on a third.

8 free virtual appliances you’ll love

The best new features in Windows Server 2016

The best new features in Windows Server 2016

From Docker-driven containers and Nano Server to software-defined storage and networking improvements, the next version of Windows Server is packed with great new features

The best new features in Windows Server 2016 (so far)

The best new features in Windows Server 2016 (so far)

From Nano and Docker to software-defined networking and storage features, the next version of Windows Server is packed with great additions

Review: Dell’s slim FC830 server packs a heavyweight punch

Review: Dell’s slim FC830 server packs a heavyweight punch

The latest Dell FX2 server module stuffs a massive amount of computing power into a 1U space

Review: HP's Moonshot is Flexible, Manageable, Amazing

Review: HP's Moonshot is Flexible, Manageable, Amazing

HP's cartridge-based, hyperscale computing system brings significant server power and high efficiency to a variety of workloads

Tintri VMstore Review: Fast as Flash, Cheap as Disk

Tintri's hybrid array delivers superfast storage and supersimple storage management for virtual machines

Review: Microsoft's Hybrid Cloud Storage -- Overpriced, Underwhelming

Review: Microsoft's Hybrid Cloud Storage -- Overpriced, Underwhelming

Microsoft's Azure StorSimple backup and DR solution offers compelling Azure integrations, but the high price and absence of local management hold it back

Review: VMware VSAN Turns Storage Inside-Out

VMware's Virtual SAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance -- and freedom from traditional storage systems

4 NAS Appliances Deliver Big Storage Cheap

12-bay rack-mount systems from QNAP, Netgear, LenovoEMC, and Infortrend combine huge storage capacities, business-grade features, smooth setup, and easy administration.

HP 3PAR Conjures Powerful Storage Magic

HP 3PAR StoreServe 7400 combines high scalability, high performance, and a big bag of tricks for easing storage management.

10 Excellent New Features in Windows Server 2012 R2

10 Excellent New Features in Windows Server 2012 R2

New and improved storage, networking, remote access, BYOD, and server administration features make the R2 upgrade.

10 Great New Features in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

10 Great New Features in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

From next-generation Windows VMs to better Linux support, theress something for everyone in the next version of Microsoft's virtualization platform.

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