In an industry dominated by the likes of Amazon Web Services, there are plenty of prospects for smaller players to provide customised solutions for different levels of business.
With energy usage and costs continuing to rise, expect to see businesses moving towards a more holistic and end-to-end approach to data centre strategy.
Virtualisation can help you to maximise resources and save money at the same time. It can make the disaster recovery process smooth and easy, so that your organisation is up and running in a minimum amount of time.
One company’s journey to a private cloud infrastructure provides a blueprint for mid-market to enterprise organisations as they transform their IT operations. From IT production through business production, and IT-as-a-service, see how this world leading technology business has realised significant cost savings and efficiencies from virtual infrastructure.
Cascade 10.0 offers network performance management (NPM) for virtualised desktop infrastructure (VDI), server virtualisation and fully virtualised data centres using VXLAN software-defined networks (SDNs).
Nutanix’s Complete Cluster turnkey platform employs VMware’s core virtualisation technology and Fusion-io flash for cost-effective virtualised Hadoop deployments that demand high IO performance and rapid capacity expansion without the need for a SAN or NAS.
Data centre operators continue to be hounded by perennial problems like rising energy costs and increasing compute demands. Many are seeking to virtualise the entire data centre in order to get a leg-up. But this pursuit carries many dangers, as Merri Mack found out.
Virtualisation technology is a growing trend that is supporting a shift in business priorities which requires data centres to deploy new applications quickly and efficiently, provide fast and reliable ‘round-the-clock’ access to information, meet or exceed stringent service levels with zero downtime, and all be done while driving down costs by maximising investments. Graham Schultz builds the business case for virtualisation of the data centre and the importance of the data centre network.
Polycom has further expanded its presence in Australia and New Zealand with the launch of a newly designed Melbourne office and Technology Solutions Centre, which was officially opened by Andy Miller, President and CEO of Polycom and Ms Jaala Pulford, Parliamentary Secretary, Regional and Rural Development and Parliamentary Secretary, Industry and Trade.
The Melbourne-based organisation Parks Victoria is the custodian of 3.96 million hectares of parks and reserves - 17% of Victoria’s total land mass - and is also responsible for the recreational management of Port Phillip Bay, Western Port, and the Yarra and Maribyrnong rivers.
New Opteron chips could have vast ramifications for virtualisation. But they'll require some reworking of your applications.
Roy Illsley, analyst at Butler Group explains the bigges problems that arise when backing up virtual machines, and what you can do about them.
Virtualisation can be a daunting technology to implement. This guide explains how to build and configure a virtualised environment, and the things you need to watch out for.
The mainframe still has a place in the data centre - particularly when you supplement it with virtualisation technologies.
Although virtualising your data centre has undeniable plusses, it does add management difficulties, among other things.