There's a real battle in the virtualization market as VMware positions itself as cloud computing's operating system. Meanwhile, Microsoft is gaining traction and players like Citrix and Red Hat are also a threat. Virtualization's main selling point - the ability to use more computing capacity and save on servers - resonates for obvious reasons.
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Today IBM launches SmartCloud Entry 3.1, which is an easy to deploy, easy to use, easy to manage, and easy to adopt cloud solution.
After working with VMware's vCloudDirector for a while, I'm still confused.
Organizations seeking to reduce costs while also increasing flexibility find that they need to embark on a journey to a virtualized environment. IBM, in conjunction with SAP, just announced the IBM Systems for SAP Business Suite and SAP HANA, which are designed to assist.
Verizon Enterprise will use VMware's Horizon Mobile software to segment work and life personas. The move is part of a broader effort to make Android more enterprise friendly.
A new approach to virtualization could vaporize malware on desktops, mobile operating systems and even cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service.
Want to run Linux on the Google Computer Engine cloud? Starting immediately, Debian Linux is Google's Linux of choice.
HP Software today announced four products that aim to tackle the thorny reality that traditional apps deployment is broken, and that the new requirements make automation and comprehensive management an inescapable necessity.
How much time do you spend sitting around waiting for physical systems to reboot during maintenance windows?
When you decide to transition to a virtual infrastructure, you should focus on one particular aspect of that move: Virtual machine density. Believe it or not, it could be a deal breaker.
One Adobe ColdFusion zero-day, a VPS host, a network security scanner, 5.5 million domain names, and one IRC server — that's the cost of a hacking group obtaining revenge on a bunch of script kiddies.
Successfully moving to a virtual environment requires an understanding of the organization's needs, strengths of many products and a set of careful processes. Amijet Holdings describes its choice of Dell and VMware products.
It appears as if Microsoft will be making the Windows "desktop" available via its Azure cloud software. Would you "buy" a cloud-based desktop?
Dell Software this week delivered Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition, to extend the depth and breadth of managing and optimizing server virtualization, as well as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and their joint impact on such IT resources as storage.
Amazon's Andy Jassy argues that when you "carefully look at the benefits of moving to the cloud, you realize the private cloud has none of them."
Wipro released a cloud product to manage and distribute virtual desktops, but the company may first need to break out of its IT services stereotype in order for it to succeed.