Cloud + virtualisation

Guidelines for virtualising storage infrastructure

07 May, 2009 by Jerome M. Wendt

These four tips explain how to virtualise your storage infrastructure in the best possible way.

A whole new virtual world for US agency

05 May, 2009 by Herb Ferguson

A US government agency recently implemented a tiered storage project involving 75 servers, 14 TB of data and virtualisation.

Virtual environments demand new approaches to security

28 April, 2009 by Angus Kidman

Recent converts to VMware say they have had to change the way they approach security, in order to cope with their new virtual environments.

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

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

Virtual security appliances emerge

20 April, 2009 by Colin Steele

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

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.

Cloud-based storage

16 April, 2009

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

Server optimisation

16 April, 2009

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

Virtualisation optimisation

16 April, 2009

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

SaaS portfolio

16 April, 2009

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.

Desktop virtualisation

16 April, 2009

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

Web app optimisation

16 April, 2009

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

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