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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Cesar Tizi, CIO AGL Energy speaks to ZDNet about his role at Australia's largest energy supplier where he's been focused on integrating and simplifying the company's billing and accounting systems. He also shares his thoughts on recent IT trends, such as virtualization, green datacenters, and RFID.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco Monday, Oracle President Charles Phillips unveils the company's plans for virtualization and discusses the partnerships and software to make it happen.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco Monday, AMD CEO Hector Ruiz discusses the benefits of virtualization technology in addressing the challenges of efficient energy and affordable Internet access.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
In a CIO Sessions interview, Graham Andrews, CIO of PricewaterhouseCoopers speaks to ZDNet Australia about new wireless technologies the company is deploying at the professional services firm. He also shares his vision for the changing IT landscape and how developments in virtualization and green are adding value to his organization.
It seems going virtual can create some very real returns. Not only does virtualisation cut down on wasted CPU, disk and memory capacity, it also allows for more rapid deployment of applications and reduces power usage.
Welcome to the CIO Vision Series and congratulations to Cesare Tizi, who was awarded the ZDNet Australia CIO of the Year award for 2007. Tizi was recognised for the work he did while successfully leading Australia's largest energy supplier, AGL Energy, through a period of intense change.
Wotif is one of the most popular online marketplaces for last-minute hotel accommodation in Australia and New Zealand. In this interview, the company's CIO Paul Young talks about some of the important technical and business decisions he has made in order to successfully manage the infrastructure of a rapidly growing Web 2.0 company.