Red Hat -- like all of the other suppliers in the industry standard virtual machine software market -- is in a feature, function, performance and integration war. Red Hat's new RHEV 3.4 matches the bar set by some and raises the bar in others.
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.
Here's why one company settled on Nastel's AutoPilot application performance management tool.
Fusion-io offers an array of flash-based storage devices and storage virtualization software. The company's Atomic series of ioMemory devices focuses on application acceleration.
Imagine a database in which the data is a component of the index. This approach has been used before in database systems like Pick and MUMPS. FoundationDB has built upon this concept by adding a highly distributed, highly reliable back end and a number of front ends including SQL.
Mobile teamwork and collaboration is challenging. Cortado, in the business of making this easier, offers its Corporate Server 7.2, which adds native IOS printing and intelligent team file storage and sharing.
Mirantis' OpenStack 5.0 is designed to play well in VMware vCenter environments.
Check out one of the best free applications for analyzing your VMware infrastructure from top to bottom. RVTools is the most comprehensive utility for VMware that I've ever seen.
Mobile device management and monitoring is a challenge for enterprises supporting BYOD programs. There are so many devices to support and dealing with devices one at a time is show. Keseya believes that its Virtual System Administrator 7 is the answer.
Nastel discusses what customers want and what it is trying to deliver.
FrontRange believes that IT service management processes and technology can and should be used outside of IT. Success, however, requires enterprises to automate good habits not bad.