If you want a secure version of Dropbox or Box for your company's private data, then Transporter might be your best option for a cloud service for file syncing and sharing.
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. We examine the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using it.
Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He is responsible for research, publications, and operations. Mr. Kusnetzky has been involved with information technology since the late 1970s. Mr. Kusnetzky has been responsible for research operations at the 451 Group; corporate and marketing strategy for Open-Xchange; system software and virtualization research at IDC; and program and product management at Digital Equipment Corporation.; Today, Mr. Kusnetzky focuses on system software, virtualization technology and cloud computing. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.
Unidesk has developed a unique layering technology to deliver virtual desktops efficiently and without all the maintenance hassles of traditional, heavy VDI solutions.
While in Raleigh, North Carolina, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Pete Kofod, CEO and co-founder of The Sixth Flag, which offers a revolutionary new VDI solution that's easy on the eyes and on the budget.
The Droid4x emulator is a real Android virtual machine with which developers can use to develop and test apps. And you can even download apps from the Google Play store.
Virtual desktop infrastructure is not the market bull once predicted. Derek Smith of Orchard Parc and I discuss the reasons behind the big costs, big disappointments, and small returns on VDI deployments.
I've followed the VDI space for the past five years and I'm wondering, "What ever happened to VDI?" I thought that by now someone would have stepped up and given us something workable. Let's find out if someone has.
Red Hat's newest push in the virtualization realm is containers. You know, the good old BSD jail-type containers that leverages your hardware better than any other virtualization technology? Yes, that one.
I look forward to seeing you at conferences and out on the 'net.
Connectria Hosting's Rich Waidman offers some suggestions on how to select your cloud and collocation services providers.
Will Distelli's founders' experience putting together very large computing environments while at Microsoft and Amazon make a difference for you?
Keeping applications reliable and available is a key challenge for most data centers. Veeam believes its Availability Suite V8 is the best answer but it depends upon if you rely solely on x86-based solutions.
Deploying complex, high performance applications both locally and in a cloud service provider's network can be very challenging. DivvyCloud believes that it has the solution to this problem.
Should your enterprise own its data center? Would it be better to use the services of a hosting or collocation company? Does the emergence of cloud computing make this decision easier?
The challenge that developers face when developing programmatic access to services and applications is that creating and documenting rational APIs is difficult. Apigee has packaged up all the needed skills into a product called Apigee Edge.
Many suppliers engaged with the OpenStack community are claiming that their approach, products and services are the best way to use OpenStack as a foundation of cloud computing projects.