Cloud + virtualisation

Sourcefire has plans for virtual security

06 July, 2009 by Ron Condon

The company behind the intrusion prevention tool, Snort, will soon launch a virtualisation security product.

Making virtualisation play nice with application delivery

02 July, 2009 by Jim Metzler

While virtualisation eases many common IT pains, it makes delivering applications over the network much harder. We explain how to cope.

Using VMMCA to configure Hyper-V hosts

01 July, 2009 by Greg Shields

Learn how to use VMMCA - Virtual Machine Manager Configuration Analyzer - to configure your host servers for use with Hyper-V R2.

Automate Hyper-V with VBScript or Powershell

26 June, 2009 by Rick Vanover

Hyper-V can be managed via its included scripting capabilities. This tip explains how to automate and configure your virtual environments using Powershell or VBScript.

How to back up VMs with the VMware vStorage API for Data Protection

24 June, 2009 by Lauren Whitehouse

VMware's vStorage API for Data Protection can help you back up your precious virtual machines. This guide explains how.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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