Cloud + virtualisation

Improving network efficiency with server virtualisation

24 June, 2009 by Lindi Horton

Learn how server virtualisation can help you design networks to better support applications.

Virtualise your security tools for greater flexibility

19 June, 2009 by Eric Ogren

A new approach of treating network security as a software application has produced better flexibility in deployment.

Planning a virtualisation deployment

19 June, 2009 by Eric Seibert

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.

IBM virtual server recovery

18 June, 2009

IBM has launched its Virtual Server Recovery (VSR) and Information Protection Service (IPS) offering which has been researched and developed in Australia for local businesses.

Property developer builds security infrastructure

18 June, 2009

Brookfield Multiplex has standardised on Websense web security software and cloud-based email security services to provide safe and secure internet and email access for its 2000-strong workforce.

Small blades fail virtualisation project

18 June, 2009 by Angus Kidman

While undertaking a consolidation project, financial services company Veda Advantage found that blade servers could not provide the security levels that policy demanded.

New Dell SAN ships virtualisation-ready

17 June, 2009 by Simon Sharwood

Dell's new PS4000 SAN will support apps virtualised under vSphere, Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer.

Mainframes still relevant to data centre

15 June, 2009 by Joe Clabby

The mainframe still has a place in the data centre - particularly when you supplement it with virtualisation technologies.

Cloud monitor and enterprise analytics

11 June, 2009

RightNow has added cloud monitor and enterprise analytics to its on demand CRM system, RightNow May ’09. The Cloud Monitor tracks external conversations about products, services and brands, as they occur on the social web. It tracks both Twitter and YouTube; and support for other social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn is planned for the future. RightNow Enterprise Analytics provides deep analysis on the internal data collected through direct customer interactions.

Four rules for thin provisioning

11 June, 2009 by Alan Radding

This list of best practices explains how to get the most out of thin provisioning.

Cloud-based security services

11 June, 2009

Zscaler provides risk mitigation and policy enforcement for businesses through its in-the-cloud utility service. Users do not need to purchase, deploy or manage multiple point products.

Next-gen enterprise network platform

11 June, 2009

Nortel has introduced the Virtual Services Platform (VSP) 9000, the next-generation enterprise system for mission-critical core networks and data centres. The platform aids companies to realise the benefits of emerging virtualisation technologies that require reliability and flexibility.

Blade servers and virtualisation

10 June, 2009 by Todd Erickson

The latest storage blades to appear could prove to be a boon for fans of virtualisation.

Data centre virtualisation not all roses

05 June, 2009 by Michael Morisy

Although virtualising your data centre has undeniable plusses, it does add management difficulties, among other things.

Start cloud-preparation by looking at the network

04 June, 2009 by Shamus McGillicuddy

The first step in the adoption of cloud-computing should be an analysis and reconfiguration of your LAN and WAN.

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