Some workloads simply can't be seen to fail or slow down because the results would be disastrous. Stratus, one of the best known suppliers of continuous processing technology, is merging and refining two of its products to extend performance, manageability and scalability.
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.
Virtualizing desktop environments and applications for safe, secure, flexible delivery to many types of access point devices has been on the edge of the IT market for years. Why hasn't it taken over?
Dell's director of Cloud and Big Data Solutions answers questions 'why OpenStack?' and 'why partner with Red Hat to offer OpenStack solutions?'
There is seldom something entirely new in the IT market. Even creative and innovative new products often are an outgrowth of other products that have been given a new UI, hosted on a different operating system, or based upon a different application framework. Calling these the first and only is a huge stretch.
Citrix has been trying to reduce or eliminate the difference between direct access and virtual access of workloads. Framehawk's technology and engineering talent should help Citrix further improve its technology and reach to deliver applications to smartphones and tablets.
The goal of a real survey is to learn more about what companies and their decision-makers are thinking and planning. Unfortunately, many studies are thinly disguised marketing tools designed to drive customer awareness and interest -- and produce a demand for a company's products or services.
Luke Kanies, Master Puppeteer of Puppet Labs, talks about the company's progress and its partnership with Dell to deliver highly manageable distributed and cloud-based solutions for customers.
Heady forecasts showing Linux would become a major player on the desktop, on the server, and in embedded systems were published back in 1994. While the prognostications proved correct for server and embedded operating systems, what happened on the desktop?
In 2013, we spoke to well over 300 different companies offering products or services in either the virtualization market, the cloud computing market or both. What can we expect to see in the coming year.
AppZero is collaborating with Microsoft to persuade users of Windows Server 2003 to update before Microsoft stops supporting the operating system using AppZero's application virtualization technology.