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V-Locity 3

V-Locity 3

Diskeeper's easy-to-deploy defragmentation tool requires little management to keep virtual machine storage in tip-top condition, without adversely affecting the activities of other VMs on the same hypervisor or storage network.

November 8, 2011 by in Reviews

V-Locity 3

V-Locity 3

Diskeeper's easy-to-deploy defragmentation tool requires little management to keep virtual machine storage in tip-top condition, without adversely affecting the activities of other VMs on the same hypervisor or storage network.

November 8, 2011 by in Reviews

ZENworks 11

ZENworks 11

A comprehensive endpoint management suite, ZENworks 11 can manage a mix of Windows and Linux systems from a single console using just one client agent. It takes time to deploy, but once up and running is easy to use.

March 17, 2011 by in Reviews

ZENworks 11

ZENworks 11

A comprehensive endpoint management suite, ZENworks 11 can manage a mix of Windows and Linux systems from a single console using just one client agent. It takes time to deploy, but once up and running is easy to use.

March 17, 2011 by in Reviews

System Center Essentials 2010

System Center Essentials 2010

<p> It's been a couple of years since Microsoft launched <a href="http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk/software/enterpriseapplications/0,1000001813,39290946,00.htm">System Center Essentials 2007</a>, giving mid-sized businesses access to the same system management tools as enterprises in a more affordable and usable format. <a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/ee470676.aspx">System Center Essentials 2010</a> (SCE 2010), which is now available as a <a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/ee470677.aspx">Release Candidate</a>, majors on the ability to manage virtual as well as physical machines. The console interface also gets an overhaul in the new release, and it's designed to be much easier to deploy by the IT generalists who are typically charged with getting it to work. </p>

March 3, 2010 by in Reviews

System Center Essentials 2010

System Center Essentials 2010

A highly recommended management tool for SMEs, Microsoft's updated System Center Essentials is much easier to deploy and now comes fully equipped to manage virtual as well as physical resources.

March 3, 2010 by in Reviews

Citrix XenServer 5

Citrix XenServer 5

Early releases of the Xen hypervisor showed promise but had lots of rough edges. Citrix's XenServer 5, however, is very much a production-class virtualisation solution with features that match, and in some cases exceed, what's available on rival platforms.

November 18, 2008 by in Reviews

Colubris Wireless MultiService Controller

Colubris Wireless MultiService Controller

Home wireless is cheap and easy, but large-scale business solutions can be complex and costly to deploy, and many require major changes to the existing infrastructure. Colubris's family of wireless <a href="http://www.colubris.com/content.asp?catref=Colubris_MultiService+Controller+5000&name=Colubris_Products">MultiService Controllers</a> (MSCs) address these issues &mdash; they are affordable and easy to install, attaching to existing LANs to provide centrally managed Wi-Fi networks that are scalable and secure.

June 12, 2008 by in Reviews

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007

<p> As virtualisation spreads, virtual machine management is rapidly becoming a real issue, especially where large numbers of physical and virtual machines are involved. Microsoft'solution is <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/scvmm/default.mspx">Virtual Machine Manager 2007</a> (VMM 2007), a recent addition to its <a href="http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk/software/enterpriseapplications/0,1000001813,39290946,00.htm">System Center</a> family of management tools, offering centralised setup, monitoring and management of virtual machines across multiple hosts. </p>

February 28, 2008 by in Reviews