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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Writer Tom Nolle explains how virtualising your router can offer new management and configuration options.
There are several options for backing up virtual servers on a Linux-based OS. We explain their use in this article.
Jeff Boles, analyst at Taneja Group, explains how storage blades fit into today's data centres in this interview.
Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 includes a raft of virtualisation features. This is our review.
A range of tools are available to help you administer and optimise your virtual environments. In this article we examine and explain their use.