Cloud + virtualisation

NEC hosted managed service

27 August, 2009

NEC Australia has extended its cloud computing and services strategy with the launch of a hosted managed service aimed at SMEs.

Backing up virtual environments with VMware

04 August, 2009 by Eric Seibert

In this article we explain how to install and use VMware Data Recovery.

Is Hyper-V secure enough for the enterprise?

03 August, 2009 by Todd R. Weiss

VMware is actively raising doubts about the security of Microsoft's Hyper-V. Is there any truth to the claims?

Virtualisation empowers end users

31 July, 2009 by Christina Torode

Virtualisation and cloud computing are allowing end users to get out from under the thumb of IT departments - something that could be worth worrying about.

Networks get smarter as virtualisation increases

30 July, 2009 by Shamus McGillicuddy

As virtualisation, mobility and guest access become mission-critical, enterprises are increasingly employing intelligent edge switches.

High-end storage array

30 July, 2009

The Symmetrix V-Max system incorporates Virtual Matrix Architecture with industry-standard components to deliver massive scalability - enabling systems that scale to hundreds of thousands of terabytes of storage and tens of millions of IOPS (input/output per second) supporting hundreds of thousands of VMware and other virtual machines in a single federated storage infrastructure.

Network key to virtualisation projects

29 July, 2009 by Tessa L. Parmenter

If you're considering virtualisation, you should involve your network administrator in all aspects of planning, design and implementation, analysts say.

Virtualisation to exhibit more vendor lock-in, higher prices

27 July, 2009 by Michael Warrilow and John Brand, Hydrasight

VMware may soon completely monopolise the virtualisation market, analysts warn, which would have ramifications for prices and vendor lock-in.

Virtualisation to benefit from FCoE

24 July, 2009 by Dave Raffo

IBM will soon sell Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) equipment from Brocade and Cisco. Analysts say storage virtualisation deployments have the most to gain from such a move.

What comes after server virtualisation?

22 July, 2009 by John Burke

Server virtualisation has helped data centre managers improve efficiency across the board. But there's more you can do to improve data flows through across the network.

Six-core CPUs could have benefits for virtualisation

22 July, 2009 by Mark Fontecchio

New Opteron chips could have vast ramifications for virtualisation. But they'll require some reworking of your applications.

VMware backup for Quantum products

21 July, 2009 by Dave Raffo

Quantum has introduced virtual backup appliances for its disk libraries and LTO-4 tape appliances.

VMware will virtualise Google OS

21 July, 2009 by Alex Barrett

VMware will soon allow the virtualisation of Google's Chrome operating system. Is VMware starting some Linux-based mischief?

SNIA's Scroggie on virtualisation

20 July, 2009 by Craig Scroggie

Virtualisation has strong ties to cloud-computing, ones that could influence how you use the technology.

SSD and 2.5" HDDs better for virtualisation

20 July, 2009 by Chris Mellor

The 3.5 inch HDD I/O channel is fast becoming a bottleneck, particularly given its use in virtualisation projects,

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