Lenovo's spent more than $5 billion in the past week to become relevant in the low-end server and mobile handset markets. While its surging tablet business is still just a drop in the bucket, this multipronged attack could reap huge benefits in emerging markets.
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Having seen the benefits from server virtualization, enterprises are now asking for virtualization to move into networking and storage, says VMware's Asia-Pacific head.
Banking services provider BancVue leverages VMware server virtualization to generate cloud benefits and increased agility
BancVue creates the services that empower its customers to beat the giants in their field by better leveraging agile IT.
Server and Desktop Virtualization Have Produced Cloud and Mobile Computing Benefits for Israeli Insurance Giant Clal
Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings, based in Tel Aviv, both satisfied current requirements and built a better long-term enterprise architecture, illustrating the multiplier effect of value and capabilities from IT transformation efforts.
Redmond has fundamentally redesigned Windows Server 2012 so customers can experience the benefits of "true virtualization" and better manage the influx of data, devices and apps in the corporate arena.
Ariba Network plus Dynamic Discounting give startup Mediafly cash flow benefits, help in managing capital
We feel that this Ariba Discovery concept is extremely valuable to us as a small organization, as we look to scale as a lead generation opportunity and ultimately, as we’re transacting business.
Cloud server security startup CloudPassage raised $14 million from Tenaya Capital, Benchmark Capital and Musea Ventures.
Misperception of cheap storage devices means companies not looking at virtualizing storage but it offers as many benefits as server virtualization and eliminates hidden costs, says exec.
When faced with a tirade of client consultations and disaster recovery proposals/assessments, you can’t help but be inundated with opportunities to showcase the benefits of server virtualization and more specifically VMware’s Site Recovery Manager.
Remote support offers enterprises avenue to cut operational costs while improving IT systems reliability
The goal of remote support software and services is to free up on-premises IT personnel to focus on what they do best and to offload routine chores to organizations that can leverage the Internet do IT support remotely at high efficiency and lower cost. The benefits of remote support have become very popular among PC owners, and now the value is becoming popular as a cloud computing service for general server support and data center maintenance worldwide.
At the AlwaysOn GoingGreen conference in Sausalito, Calif., Susan Mac Cormac of Morrison & Foerster moderates a panel discussion about the benefits and risks of biofuel. Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures says that biofuel solutions could be cheaper than $50-a-barrel oil in 10 years if the venture capital community backs emerging technologies and starts funding new green start-ups.
The interesting thing is that as customers get engaged in these projects, their eyes start to open up in terms of what else they can do with virtualization. For customers who've already done some virtualization work, they realize their interesting manageability and flexibility options for IT. "I can provision servers or server assets more quickly. I can be a little more responsive to the needs of the business. I can do things a little more quickly than I could before." And, those clearly have benefits to IT with the right value to the business.
For a few months now I've been hearing stories from people who claim to be getting a much better Windows experience by ditching Windows Vista and adopting Windows Server 2008 as a desktop operating system. But are there any benefits to throwing your copy of Vista into the bin and running Windows Server 2008?
If you compare the capital cost of a Wintel server and desktop architecture using Dell gear with 22" screens to that of a redundant SPARC/Sun Ray system with 24" screens, the Sun system comes in about $200,000 cheaper for 1,000 users.
Richard George of Intel's server product group explains the benefits of blade servers for companies that are struggling with everything from proliferation of cabling and applications to pressures on staffing.
As much of the discussion so far has focused on server virtualisation, this conference has logically moved on to discuss the potential benefits of virtualisation on the desktop. The argument is that by extending the VMware platform to the desktop, IT administrators can deploy virtual machines on every PC in a company and handle the whole manage, update and deploy process faster and more securely.
Richard George of Intel's server product group explains the benefits of blade servers for companies that are struggling with everything from proliferation of cabling and applications to pressures on staffing
Citrix's end-to-end virtualization powerhouse hastens the massive disruption of PC applications as we know them
When you combine virtualization benefits up and down the applications lifecycle -- with such functionality as back-end automated server instance provisioning -- you get excellent cost controls. You get excellent management, security and code controls. And you marry two of the hottest trends going -- powerfully low TCO for serving applications at scale with radically simpler and managed delivery via optimized WANs (NetScaler Web application accelerator) of those applications to the edge device.
The launch of Microsoft's Office Communications Server at the IP07 conference yesterday was surprisingly more interesting than you'd think. The actual product is basically glorified Outlook/Exchange – with some presence and teleconferencing ability – but a good case study by the Tayside Fire and Rescue service helped to illustrate the benefits.
Server virtualisation has its benefits but it's at the application level where the technology can really make a real difference, says DataSynapse's Peter Lee
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