Employee benefits provider Unum Group has been building a DevOps continuum, and is further exploring the benefits of a better process around cloud-assisted applications development and deployment.
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The university trialled the new VMware virtual desktop and data management suite for months, with plans for further deployment across the organisation.
VMware-powered cloud adoption delivers slew of data and performance benefits for Revlon's ERP, says CIO
Revlon's comprehensive cloud has matured, and the benefits from aggressively embracing the cloud have evolved into positive consequences for their data architecture.
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.
The next generation of foundational IT innovation is largely being implemented above the hardware.
VMware intros vCloud Service Evaluation for enterprise customers still curious about cloud adoption and deployment.
VMworld Showcase: How ADP Dealer Services benefits from VMware View in its expanding use of desktop virtualization
We thought that a VDI solution, combined with a quick provisioning and deprovisioning for development environments, would make developers more productive and protect their normal day-to-day use of email, ERP, Salesforce and automation apps that they might need.
The Oracle chief has said the next iteration of the Fusion app suite will be widely available from the start of 2011, ushering in a number of key benefits and flexible deployment options
Leostream has launched an upgraded version of its VDI connection broker that offers support for VMware View as well as Apple's iPad, iPhone and iTouch devices.Connection Broker 7, which was officially announced at the beginning of VMWare's VMWorld, also offers new policy-based provisioning, refined cluster services, enhanced OpenLDAP support (eliminates requirement for Active Directory deployment), local user access management, enhanced reporting capabilities and better failover.
This year has been one of relatively grand alliances between emerging cloud computing vendors as they fill holes in their capabilities and try to create appealing one-stop enterprise cloud services.We’ve seen major announcements so far from IBM and Juniper, Cisco/EMC/VMware, and most recently BMC and Salesforce. There are many other smaller initiatives that have formed as well and all of these efforts underscore several key points for those businesses trying to understand the real strategic benefits of the cloud including cost, agility, and scalability.In the end we have some momentus choices; here's how to take the high road when it comes to enterprise cloud computing.
VMWare and Microsoft aim to bring the benefits of virtualization to more small to medium sized businesses.At VMWorld 2009 this week, VMWare introduced a web service called Go that is designed to simplify the configuration and installation of ESXi, the company's hypervisor, which is also free.
At the Interop Conference in Las Vegas, VMWare CTO Stephen Herrod explains what the additional features in the company's network switching distribution will bring to virtualization. One of the benefits will be allowing other companies, like Cisco, to create a virtual switch within VMWare's cloud so that businesses can choose whoever they want to handle their networking.
At the Interop Conference in Las Vegas, VMWare CTO Stephen Herrod explains what the additional features in the company's network switching distribution will bring to virtualization. One of the benefits will be allowing other companies, like Cisco, to create a virtual switch within VMWare's cloud so that businesses can choose whoever they want to handle their networking. Rob Noth of VMWare demonstrates the Cisco command line.
Businesses and governments must give up "command-and-control" mindset in order to reap benefits of Web 2.0 deployment, urges analyst.
I was just having breakfast yesterday with two systems architects from Seattle, who said they were exploring virtualization, including both VMWare and Xen hypervisors. The liked the potential benefits but were put off by the complexity of setting the stuff up and maintaining it. Their choices, they said, pretty much boiled down to consulting help or more automation in the software.
Research by a government advisory body has found the long-term benefits of a high-speed broadband network would exceed the cost of deployment
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.
Updated 11:00 AM PST: Microsoft will formally unveil its grand virtualization strategy tomorrow at a Virtualization Deployment Summit in Bellevue, WA, highlighted by the acquisition of Calista Technologies, a deeper alliance with Citrix and initiatives for deploying virtualization from desktops to data centers (see also Mary Jo Foley's take on the announcements).Microsoft, as well as VMware and Citrix's XenSource division, see a fertile greenfield for virtualization.
VMware said Tuesday that it has acquired application virtualization company Thinstall in a move that will broaden the company's desktop capabilities.Privately held Thinstall delivers application virtualization to the desktop and doesn't require preinstalled software and deployment infrastructure.
Vmware has launched a new tool to test the performance of virtualised systems, which in the past has been difficult to pin down despite the benefits of virtualisation.
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