As enterprise workloads are moved into virtual and cloud computing environments, security has become the elephant in the room. Many organizations do not have effective security policies or technology to enforce those policies. Catbird believes that it has the solution.
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.
The folks at ASG Software Solution believe that enterprise IT departments are becoming service brokers and that the industry should focus on IT as a Service. ASG's CloudFactory is designed to address this transformation.
Today's applications are a complex mix of services. Nastel's Charles Rich believes that unified monitoring is a necessary tool in today's IT infrastructure.
Orchestrate hopes that its cloud-based middleware will bring some order to the chaotic database environment most companies have.
The US subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $22 billion global provider of HR service, has selected FrontRange for building cloud-based automation tools to support its professional services and staffing solutions.
Evolven's Sasha Gilenson talks about the importance of configuration and change management in today's complex IT environment.
Stackify's CEO and VP of Marketing discuss what monitoring/management tools developers/operators need. In short, simplicity and the ability to dive deep into the software stack when needed.
The confluence of many lines of technology are encouraging organizations to move from a physical to a virtual world. What are the likely impacts?
CA's James Harvey talks about the third generation of application software and what it means to IT administration
Although the US regulations for internet-based games are not yet final, SecureTrading, Inc. has been building a complete suite of services that ensure safe financial transactions and required consumer protections. It has chosen Connectria's cloud services as a platform.