The militaries of various countries are using virtualisation and private clouds to cut costs on hardware testing, make it easier to maintain systems while deployed, and to make systems more adaptive to changing battlefields
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VMware is preparing its technologies for a future where the datacentre is viewed as a set of multiple services rather than as a collection of virtual machines and infrastructure.
Cisco has launched a desktop virtualisation system along with two thin clients, in a new development for the networking company
In a sign of Hyper-V's growing popularity, HP has brought out an appliance for Microsoft's hypervisor along with an appliance for Itanium-based Superdome applications
Follow-Me-Data Fabric is a technology that brings Dropbox-like functionality, identity awareness and the ability to access software on any device to applications virtualised by Citrix
Cisco's 1000V virtual switch is lined up to work with Microsoft's Hyper-V as well as VMware's vSphere, opening up choice in the datacentre and also heightening competition between the two companies