Cloud + virtualisation

In EMC's RapidIO, "everything is virtualised"

23 April, 2009 by Richard Chirgwin

We explain EMC's RapidIO, a bus standard that the company says will be responsible for carrying data in its new storage arrays.

New VMware API allows third parties into the hypervisor

22 April, 2009 by Neil Roiter

The virtualisation giant's VMsafe API will allow third party security vendors to apply security policies within the hypervisor itself.

Cloud operating system

22 April, 2009 by

Industry’s first operating system for building the internal cloud has been unveiled.

HP launches BladeSystem Matrix to rival Cisco's Unified Computing

21 April, 2009 by Bridget Botelho

To combat Cisco's recently announced virtualisation platform, HP has revealed it's own blade server based system

Cisco's Unified Computing faces stiff opposition from virtualisation incumbents

20 April, 2009 by Bridget Botelho

Cisco's new platform is claimed to ease typical virtualisation pressure points. But analysts and users alike wonder if the company can challenge existing vendors' offerings.

Virtual security appliances emerge

20 April, 2009 by Colin Steele

Vendors are beginning to offer virtual security appliances and software packages.

Server optimisation

16 April, 2009 by

Sun Systems for MySQL is intended to help enterprise customers deploying MySQL-based web infrastructure on Sun servers.

Cloud-based storage

16 April, 2009 by

Atmos, a cloud computing-based infrastructure offering, is now available.

Web app optimisation

16 April, 2009 by

NetScaler 9, a solution for improving the efficiency and TCO of web-based applications running in the data centre, is now available.

Virtualisation optimisation

16 April, 2009 by

VirtualDirector is an optimisation solution for virtualised environments. It provides adaptive and dynamic allocation of resources based on business events.

Desktop virtualisation

16 April, 2009 by

VMware View 3 allows organisations to ‘decouple’ a desktop from specific physical devices.

SaaS portfolio

16 April, 2009 by

Applications Net is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application store, providing software and telephony services via a single portal for small and medium businesses.

Twittering with Salesforce CRM extends into real-time conversations

25 March, 2009 by

Salesforce CRM for Twitter enables companies to search, monitor and join relevant Twitter micro-conversations directly in the cloud.

Private clouds vs. virtual servers

25 March, 2009 by Christina Torode

Analyst Mark Bowker explains what a private cloud is, and what makes it different from the garden variety virtual server.

Top ten tools for managing virtual environments

25 March, 2009 by Rick Vanover

We walk you through the ten most promising tools for managing virtual environments.

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