Cloud + virtualisation > Architecture/infrastructure

NETGEAR ProSAFE M6100 chassis series

06 February, 2015

The NETGEAR ProSAFE M6100 all-in-one chassis is a passive backplane solution with full management and power redundancy that enables high performance and offers a dense gigabit and 10G port solution in a 4U footprint.

Azure Geo 'open for business' in Australia

27 October, 2014

Microsoft has rolled out its latest Azure Geo cloud services offering in Australia and has already signed up an impressive list of launch customers.

People, processes and technology: the perfect combination

30 July, 2014 by Max McLaren, Regional Vice President and General Manager Australia and New Zealand, Red Hat Asia Pacific

Organisations that begin a journey towards adopting cloud must begin with a clear understanding of the destination, or be left with disappointing results.

Selecting the optimal path to 'private' cloud for maximum ROI

19 May, 2014

This white paper presents insights into private cloud technology models - integrated infrastructure systems, reference architectures and traditional/'build your own' systems. Understand more about the options and impact to three essential areas of technology, people and process.

CCA contracts IBM for cloud revamp

09 April, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Coca-Cola Amatil has selected IBM's Sydney data centre to serve as the cloud hub for its entire South Pacific operations.

Key challenges to enterprise cloud adoption

04 October, 2013 by Pradeep Bindal*

At some point we all have discussed how IT and business will be transformed with the adoption of a cloud solution. Even though there is little doubt over cloud's potential to improve business, there is still concern over how businesses can overcome the various stumbling blocks.

Application fluency in the data centre

18 September, 2013

The need for data centre transformation has taken on a new urgency, from the current mainstream adoption of server virtualisation to the more forward-looking opportunities of cloud computing. This paper looks at a new approach to help successfully transition your data centre. 

A coordinated virtual infrastructure for SDN in enterprise networks

01 July, 2013

Increasing agility and automation in the data centre to optimise application delivery requires a complete, end-to-end, coordinated virtual infrastructure. This infrastructure will allow applications and the physical network to collaborate, thereby providing a high quality experience for users and enabling optimisation of resources.

Cloud not quite ready for enterprise-class services

18 March, 2013 by Anthony McLachlan, VP Asia Pacific, Ciena

We’re all talking about the cloud but is it really ready for the enterprise?

Click Frenzy, the cloud and capacity planning

23 November, 2012 by Anthony Caruana

Old models for capacity planning no longer apply in a world with elastic cloud services. The Click Frenzy online sale quickly degenerated into a massive PR fail when its server crashed within minutes of the ‘event’ launching.

Amazon Web Services opens in Sydney; Israel/Palestine conflict spills onto social media

20 November, 2012 by Andrew Collins

Andrew Collins takes a gander at the more interesting tales from IT in the last seven days, including the launch of Australian-based Amazon Web Services and the increasing use of social media as a propaganda tool for warring factions.

Juniper Networks Junosphere Lab cloud-based development environment

26 October, 2011 by

Junosphere Lab is a virtual environment for network design, testing and operation. Using Junosphere Lab, users can create and run networks, on-demand, by ‘renting’ virtual networks. This, it is claimed, speeds up modelling projects and lowers total cost of ownership when compared to the alternative of building a physical lab. It also provides network operators with the opportunity to work at a scale that is difficult to achieve with physical equipment.

Hewlett-Packard Cloud Service Automation

18 May, 2010 by

Hewlett-Packard Cloud Service Automation (CSA) users can optimise the deployment of applications into public and private cloud to improve efficiency, free up resources and lower the risks associated with the adoption and management of the cloud.

Managing virtualisation performance

21 May, 2009 by Dave Bartoletti

A range of tools are available to help you administer and optimise your virtual environments. In this article we examine and explain their use.

Tips for virtual provisioning

14 May, 2009 by Staff writers

Learn how to best provision your virtual environments with this list of tips.

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