Ran Oelgiesser, VP of Product Markting for Kidaro, had a lengthy discussion about the company and it's recently announced product and I'd like to present what I learned. I'd like to also point out that this is the very first time a supplier's representative sent me an encrypted, password protected copy of their presentation deck.
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 is a distinguished analyst and the founder of the Kusnetzky Group LLC. 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.
Folks, it's my intention that this will be the last post on this topic.I've been enjoying a quiet "behind the scenes" discussion with representatives of Dell recently.
I've been invited to be part of a Webinar sponsored by DataSynapse and Cognos. It's taking place on Monday, 31 July 2007.
I recently published a paper on one of my other sites that examined the role virtualization is playing in the market for Linux software and server. I've gotten enough positive comments that I'd like to summarize it here.
There are many approaches to offering computing services to mobile staff today. One approach is providing everyone with their own laptop, their own portfolio of applications and making them become their own system manager, security manager and operations manager.
Over the past few days, HP has announced the acquisitions of Opsware for $1.6 Billion and Neoware for $214 Million.
XenSource, Inc. and Symantec have signed an OEM agreement.
Tomcat from Covalent was both easier to manage and was significantly less costly than the other solutions. Covalent Technologies' solutions were tens of thousands of dollars less expensive.
When we take a look at each of the technologies, what becomes clear is that many people are grappling with how to make the most use of powerful industry standard microprocessors from Intel, AMD and others.
Bob Weiderhold, CEO of Transitive, and I fought off intermittent telephone problems to discuss a technology that is often overlooked when analysts put together their taxonomy of virtual processing software. Transitive calls this "Hardware Virtualization" and offers a product family, "QuickTransit" that implements this concept in a number of ways.