Adaptive Computing was looking for a way automate the lead to sales process, not only from the web, but from other mediums like trade shows and webinars. After looking at alternatives, it selected Act-On.
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.
Managing complex workloads in a dynamic environment made up of physical, virtual and remote/cloud-based resources can be difficult. Puppet Labs believes its Enterprise 3.0 software will make life better for operations, administration and development staff members.
While the Large Hadron Collider is offline for refitting, CERN is working to build an IT infrastructure that will support the Collider's future capacity.
CTERA believes that version 4.0 of its cloud storage platform -- with its file synchronization and sharing features, mobile security and the ability to support service level agreements -- makes cloud storage even more attractive.
We all hear this and that about big data but does anyone really understand it? The short answer is 'yes', but the list is of those who do is very short. What is it about big data that makes it so hard to understand?
Standing up a virtual desktop environment can be tricky. Good performance from many different elements of the infrastructure are required. Professional Healthcare Resources found that Astute Networks' ViSX was vital to its success with VDI.
Quorum reviewed the records of its own call center and produced a report stating the primary causes of IT workload failure. While very interesting, the results cannot be considered representative of the market as a whole.
Alcatel-Lucent introduced me to their CloudBand products aimed at helping service providers improve flexibility and efficiency. This and competitive products highlight the need to deploy network virtualization in a complex, virtualized environment.
A woodchuck family took up living under our deck. A supplier of household hardware was "down for maintenance" during normal business hours. Does the hardware company understand that to Web users, they're out of business when their website is down?
Application virtualization and streaming faces a challenging obstacle: getting application components to a client quickly and efficiently without also requiring extensive updates to network, system and storage infrastructure. Adaptiva believes it has solved the problem with a combination of clever network virtualization and storage virtualization.