Compliance and security are concerns for organizations that plan to move their environment to cloud computing. When these organizations virtualize sensitive systems and assets, such as PCI payment processing, they learn that compliance can be challenging. Catbird and VMware have partnered to address these concerns.
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.
Paula Rooney is a Boston-based writer who has followed the tech industry for more than two decades.
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 majority of small businesses fail because of a lack of experience, insufficient capital, poor location, poor inventory management, and over-investment in fixed assets.
Sanbolic claims to offer "cloud storage economics" to organizations. Sanbolic Melio 5 storage virtualization technology combined with commodity storage devices is the secret sauce, the company says.
It is increasingly difficult to perceive the differences between the messages used by application performance management suppliers. How then can decision makers tell the difference?
Anturis wants to bring the same level of systems and performance management capabilities to SMBs that are currently being used by large enterprises. The beta has been released. The question: Should we care?
INETCO announced a big win for their business transaction management technology. The win was impressive. The technology interesting and useful. Why didn't it get mentioned?
Five virtualization experts offer their thoughts on best practices using virtualization.
There's a serious shift in which innovation is happening and is not happening in virtualization. My goal is to find out why the innovation spirit has bailed out of the virtual world.
Zerto recently released its Zerto Virtual Replication 3.0, and claimed that it "brings simple, automated disaster recovery to all virtualized workloads at the VM-level". While this tool might be useful in a strictly VMware world, it only addresses part of the business continuity and disaster recovery problem.
Acronis offers what customers describe as easy to use backup and recovery software. The company faces a bewildering array of competitors. Is it up to the task?