Samsung's mysterious security update service is still a mystery a month later.
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. Virtually Speaking examines the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using the technology.
Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He's literally written the book on virtualization and often comments on cloud computing, mobility and systems software. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
Organizations are increasingly using parallel processing technology to address their high performance, technical computing or big data analysis requirements. Adaptive Computing has long believed that its Moab HPC Suite should be the parallel processing monitor of choice.
The internet of things could be very helpful to organizations or bury them under the weight of operational data from a herd of devices, their software, and their applications. Glassbeam believes its SCALAR is the tool that will make sense of it all.
Protecting data files through backup or mirroring procedures is an important, but mundane, part of enterprise IT life. Catalogic believes that its approach to this process could both make life easier for IT administrators and offer enterprises greater insight into its data and how it is being used.
Other performance monitoring and management tools tell administrators what problems occurred. Loggly claims that its tool can quickly tell them why the problems happened.
I enjoyed a quick conversation with Dell's Executive Director of Enterprise Strategy at Dell World 2014 last week. It was rather refreshing to speak with an executive that was willing to admit that the company is focused on helping customers solve problems rather than building every piece of that solution itself.
Dell just launched what appears to be a very powerful and flexible system that it stresses is a converged system. What does that mean?
Dell wants to convince its enterprise customers to work with them to consolidate cloud services acquisitions rather than to go directly to the service providers. The questions: Why Dell, and will companies actually work with Dell in this way?
Stratus has long been a proponent of continuous processing solutions for critical workloads. They've offered both hardware- and software-based approaches. Now, the company is using that technology to make OpenStack workloads highly available.
Kaseya has improved an already powerful tool for managed service providers and the IT administrators of large enterprises. The company's key challenge is finding a way to present what this powerful tool does in a simple, short way.