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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Red Hat's Radhesh Balakrishnan talks about Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 and its impact on creating OpenStack-based clouds. In the end, he points out that Red Hat's business model and its key success factor is the ecosystem.
Red Hat introduced its latest OpenStack-based cloud service and its new virtualization program.
A graphical user interface and API are part of the MariaDB Enterprise package aimed at making high-availability Galera database clusters easier to run.
Both companies will be hoping that the $2.3bn deal for IBM's server business will deliver the same win-win result as the sale of its PC business.
After years of customer requests, Equinix has announced a $US60m ($A68m) investment in a Melbourne data centre that will be its fourth Australian site – and a potential "incubator" for Victoria's tech-heavy startup community.
VMware's acquisition of AirWatch will give it a foothold in mobility as well as its end-user computing strategy.
Managing virtual machines and hypervisors can be a real pain. Managing multiple ones across multiple platforms is even worse Convirture is easing the headaches.
Some workloads simply can't be seen to fail or slow down because the results would be disastrous. Stratus, one of the best known suppliers of continuous processing technology, is merging and refining two of its products to extend performance, manageability and scalability.
New round of investment will help finance commercial expansion and boost analytics development at converged infrastructure specialist Nutanix.
How easy is it to build an app using Amazon's cloud computing environment? I gave it a go to find out.
Virtualizing desktop environments and applications for safe, secure, flexible delivery to many types of access point devices has been on the edge of the IT market for years. Why hasn't it taken over?
Citrix has been trying to reduce or eliminate the difference between direct access and virtual access of workloads. Framehawk's technology and engineering talent should help Citrix further improve its technology and reach to deliver applications to smartphones and tablets.
Corente will add wide area networking virtualization technology to Oracle's red stack.
In 2013, we spoke to well over 300 different companies offering products or services in either the virtualization market, the cloud computing market or both. What can we expect to see in the coming year.
AppZero is collaborating with Microsoft to persuade users of Windows Server 2003 to update before Microsoft stops supporting the operating system using AppZero's application virtualization technology.