Acronis, long known for its simple, powerful image backup is getting back to its focus on delivering easy-to-use products.
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.
Distributed computing environments are increasingly complex mixtures of services hosted on physical, virtual and hybrid elements. Continuity Software, long focused on service availability, has reached out to manage the availability of SAN-based storage.
Enterprises are increasingly focused on using big data and analytics to help them better understand both the requirements of their customers, trends and patterns of customer activity and this requires a different approach. Dell says that this trend means that enterprises need a new type of leader, a chief data scientist, to help ask the right questions, in the right way and drive the transition to the data-driven enterprise.
Zenoss has been known for using big data and predictive analytics tools to gain a deep understanding of operational systems. It is now expanding the reach of its products to be able to handle huge amounts of data. It is also working to focus on service level management from its current focus on unified performance management..
A conversation with Riverbed's Michael Cucchi highlighted the issues companies have with really knowing how their workloads perform and how to find problems when they arise.
Allowing staff to use their own devices at work can create security and support challenges. There are a number of ways organizations can use to make this work. Ericom believes that its AccessToGo 2.0 is the solution. It can be part of the solution if the use of Microsoft's RDP protocol is standard.
Most storage service providers are focusing on end user organizations. Artisan Infrastructure is taking a different approach to the market - providing services to service providers.
Is there a way to get marketers to stop sending junk mail to the deceased? It appears not.
Nasuni was one of the first to take advantage of low cost cloud storage to create a flexible, reliable solution for customers. Now Nasuni adds the ability for its customers to mirror cloud storage data to several cloud storage providers to increase its already high levels of reliability.
There are many approaches to delivering corporate applications and data to staff-owned devices. VMware recently updated one of its products that addresses this need.