Organizations often think about using virtualization to make their processing, storage and networks disaster tolerant. DH2i believes that deploying application virtualization is a better way to make databases highly available than using virtual machines.
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.
Here are a few thoughts about Google's mysterious barge that is being fitted out in the San Francisco harbor.
Mid market companies face the same challenges as do larger organizations. They don't, unfortunately, have the luxury of having a large IT staff to make sure that their complex systems perform well. Kaseya believes that its Traverse, a software as a service management and monitoring offering can bring things under control.
WHOA.COM, a supplier of cloud services, has chosen to use monitoring and automation tools from ScienceLogic. The CEO and founder of WHOA.COM explains why.
IBM is showcasing its system Z and Power Systems offerings at an "enterprise summit" this week. Comments, quotes and observations from the event will be posted here.
As Microsoft winds down support of the Windows XP operating system, suppliers of application virtualization solutions are ramping up their marketing messages. While it is true that encapsulating Windows XP applications can make it possible for them to run on Windows 7 or 8, is that the answer?
The next major operating system incarnations will be available as ISOs and as virtual machines. Yes, this is a prediction on my part but it's a very good one.
Selecting a cloud services provider can be a daunting task. Lanx, a medical equipment supplier, chose Virtustream. The company's VP of IT explains the company's reasoning.
Most organizations' configurations, says Cycle Computing's Jason Stowe, are "too small when you need it most, too large every other time."
Sanbolic believes companies want storage, not storage hardware. Is this the end of the storage business as we know it?