As cloud computing becomes more important to organizations of all sizes, does this mean that the venerable mainframe is on its deathbed? Some suppliers, such as ASG Software Solutions and IBM, think that cloud computing will power the next 50 years of mainframe use.
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.
BlueStripe wants to help users of Microsoft System Center move from managing components to managing service delivery.
Datacenter Dynamics' Converged conference was happening in New York Tuesday where many suppliers believe that we are likely to see a "datacenter" commodities market arise.
There are many competitors in the OpenStack segment of the cloud computing market. Although each is starting with the same ingredients, they are all trying to add something special to differentiate their own offering.
Datacenter Dynamics upcoming Converged conference focuses on datacenter initiatives using the latest research data.
NComputing is building on the success of its vSpace product family and cloud computing to offer oneSpace as a solution.
Today's Web-base applications need to be both interactive and work in real time. The hypertext transfer protocol was designed as a "call and response" tool to transfer static data. Kaazing thinks that it has a better way.
DH2i's DxConsole uses server-side application virtualization to provide SQL Server with more availability, disaster resistance, and unified management control. Is this a better approach than placing the database in a virtual machine?
Benchmarks can either be useful tools for IT decision makers or, unfortunately, just another way for suppliers to offer misinformation to cloud an already complex product selection.
Adaptive Computing aims to apply its experience in managing HPC workflows -- using its Moab HPC Suite -- and help companies manage big data workloads.