Articles about Virtualization
The new open-source Xen hypervisor boasts improved ARM and Intel hardware support.
Microsoft is now enabling testers of its Migration Accelerator tool to move Linux physical and virtual workloads more easily to Azure.
Sanbolic's technology is useful for deployments that need to be geo-distributed across multiple locations and clouds.
Microsoft has made available its first Docker image for Linux in the Azure Marketplace, and is delivering its largest VM for the public cloud, as well as a new cryptographic key storage offering.
Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
The idea of virtualizing a function and then separating its management functions and them putting them under programmatic control has gotten quite a bit of attention in the market over the last year. We've heard about software defined networks, storage, and even whole data centers. Is support of only x86-based systems and their workloads enough?
IT industry futurists who proclaim the end of data centers as we know them forget perhaps that some enterprises are not likely to give proprietary solutions away to others -- and that even cloud service providers need the economics of scale to succeed.
Kusnetzky Group analysts spoke with over 200 different suppliers of technology and services in 2014. Here's a quick summary of what we learned and where we think the market is headed in the coming year.
Docker containers deliver plenty of advantages, but they need an enterprise umbrella, says a cloud expert.
Managing the complexity of virtual desktop infrastructure can be a major part of realizing any savings an organization might see. Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine selected tools from Unidesk. One of its staff explains why.
Back in September, IBM and SUSE announced a partnership making SUSE Enterprise Linux available on IBM's Power8 based systems. Now it's Red Hat's turn. Is it time to consider a new platform?
Parallels was working on containers before they were cool, and now the company is adding Docker support to Parallels Cloud Server.
Emerging from the sell-off of its consumer business, Nokia Network's new Australia and New Zealand managing director Ray Owen is planning to reconnect with the Australian market.
Microsoft's MDOP 2014 R2 set of management and deployment tools for Windows, adds new application and user-experience virtualization features.
The launch of new orchestration tools will simplify things for anyone trying to create and manage distributed apps made of multiple containers, according to Docker CEO Ben Golub.
Parallels' virtualization software allows Microsoft's OS to run alongside Mac OS.
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Peter Solvik, managing director at Sigma Partners, asks a panel of CIOs whether virtualization is ready for primetime. The panel includes: Matt Carey, chief information officer of Home Depot; Karenann Terrell, CIO of Baxter; and Lars Rabbe, former CIO of Yahoo. The IT chiefs discuss server-level and desktop virtualization and how the technology is helping their businesses run more efficiently.
By 2011, there could be more than 660 million virtualized desktops. John Whaley, CTO and Founder of MokaFive, talks about the issues surrounding current infrastructures and says that organizations deploying new systems need to think about four things--management, offline use, cost, and the user experience.
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks to Ann Winblad, a partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, about Microsoft's move into virtualization with its new Hyper-V technology. He also shares his thoughts on increasing the overall market and how his company differs from its biggest competitor, VMware.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, Jeffrey Birnbaum, managing director and chief technology architect at Merrill Lynch, speaks about using cloud computing to reduce the complexities and costs of financial services. He discusses the move away from dedicated machines and why old ideas like virtualization have become useful again.
Research carried out by ZDNet.co.uk has revealed that although virtualisation is not a priority for many companies at the moment, it rates highly in plans for the next five years
Red Hat, Novell and VMware representatives discuss ZDNet.co.uk research, based on reader responses, that reveals systems management is not as easy as it should be
Representatives from Red Hat, Novell and VMware discuss ZDNet.co.uk research examining the impact of virtualisation and other developments on server infrastructure
Diane Offereins, CIO at Discover Financial Services speaks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about the company's underdog role in the financial services industry. She also talks about deploying new technologies that will help spur growth and gain efficiencies, such as virtualization, web services, and mobile payments.
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