Dell's new PS4000 SAN will support apps virtualised under vSphere, Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer.
The mainframe still has a place in the data centre - particularly when you supplement it with virtualisation technologies.
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.
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.
This list of best practices explains how to get the most out of thin provisioning.
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.
The latest storage blades to appear could prove to be a boon for fans of virtualisation.
Although virtualising your data centre has undeniable plusses, it does add management difficulties, among other things.
The first step in the adoption of cloud-computing should be an analysis and reconfiguration of your LAN and WAN.
VMware has introduced VMware vSphere 4, an operating system for building the internal cloud. The architectural enhancements enable business-critical, transaction-heavy applications, such as SAP and Exchange, together with their SQL and Oracle databases, to be run on a 100% virtualised internal cloud powered by VMware vSphere 4.
The EMC Virtual Matrix architecture integrates industry-standard components with EMC Symmetrix capabilities to deliver a system that is claimed to provide scalability 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.
The latest revision of Microsoft's Terminal Services has made it easier to manage virtual desktops.
Learn all about VMware's vNetwork Distributed Switch and what it can do for your network in this article.
If you were holding out for Oracle to offer support for your favourite virtualisation platform, you're about to be disappointed.
There are several options for backing up virtual servers on a Linux-based OS. We explain their use in this article.