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Data Protection Without Hardware Investments

Thanks to Virtual Appliance, The Aldridge Company can protect data locally and replicate it to the cloud without the need to purchase any on-site hardware. Read More >

The Race for the Software-Defined Enterprise

When it comes to defining the next generation of enterprise IT, it's a contest between VMware, Microsoft and a broad alliance of vendors supporting the OpenStack framework. Read More >

How Virtualization Drives Peak IT Performance

While CIOs want to devote more of IT's time to business-driving strategies and less on day-to-day fixes, they're faced with an uphill struggle: Six of 10 tech professionals say they spend too much time is tracking and compiling IT expenses as opposed to performing IT analysis, according to a recent survey from Logicalis US. The majority... Read More >

Virtualization: Misunderstood and Underappreciated

There's a knowledge gap in the enterprise about virtualization and its impact on companies, according to a new survey of more than 1,200 employees by Cisco partner firms. The... Read More >

VSE Corp. Gains Much-Needed Operational Visibility

With its new IT operations analytics solution, VSE Corporation can quickly investigate data-related incidents and verify information for audit purposes. Read More >

Are Virtualization Plans a Recipe for Disaster?

Given perceived benefits such as lower costs and increased automation, the majority of CIOs and other IT decision-makers would like to move major applications to a virtualized environment—if they aren't there already. However, an alarming number of organizations remain lax about proactive disaster-recovery planning and testing, according to Read More >

Toyota Financial Services Seeks IT Agility

Seeking speed and agility, Toyota Financial Services moves its private cloud platform to a software-defined data center architecture. Read More >

Makeover Makes Revlon IT More Attractive

Sometimes the biggest challenge with IT isn’t amassing a lot of capacity. It’s finding a way to most effectively wield it. Read More >

Getting Real With Virtualization

As virtualization becomes more complex and more important for your business, it’s important to remember some of the basic principles for its success. Read More >

Hybrid Cloud Computing Faces Multiple Challenges

Many IT groups will need to upgrade their infrastructure before they can realize the true advantages of dynamic hybrid cloud computing environments. Read More >

Virtualization, Mobile Computing Make Data Centers More Complex: Symantec

Businesses are looking to implement information governance strategies as they deal with increased data center complexity, Symantec found. Read More >

Cisco Beefs Up IPS, Firewalls to Better Protect Data Centers

Cisco Systems is rolling out new firewall and intrusion-prevention products as well as security software upgrades to protect virtualized and cloud-based data centers. Read More >

VMware Launches vCloud Suite, Cloud Ops Forum

VMworld 2012 host unveils new bundle for virtual data centers and a new community for cloud provider partners. Read More >

Crisis Virus Infects Windows, Macs and Virtual Machines

The malicious Java executable, which hasn t been observed in the wild, spreads not only among Windows machines, but includes code to infect Macs and VMware virtual machines. Read More >

HP Launches New Cloud, Virtualization Network Solutions for Enterprises

HP s new EVI software makes moving data and virtual machines between data centers easier and faster, while its MDC improves the security of data in multitenant clouds. Read More >

Microsoft Adds HIPAA Compliance Features to Azure for Cloud Health Data

Microsoft announced that the Windows Azure cloud platform allows customers to meet HIPAA regulations on business associate agreements. Read More >

Ensuring Resources for Mission Critical Workloads

Application workloads can thrive in cloud environments, but smart companies don’t trust mission-critical programs to systems that may or may not be delivering optimal resources. Business IT needs detailed resource-usage information and advanced, policy-based provisioning tools to ensure mission-critical workloads run at suitable performance levels in virtualized environments. This... Read More >

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Coming in September

At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft confirmed that the final version of Windows Server 2012 is set for September and the company plans to target VMware customers. Read More >

IBM Introduces Virtual Desktop Workplace Solutions

IBM announced a new set of virtual desktop flexible solutions, known as IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure solutions, which will help enterprises handle the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to work craze. Read More >

Dell Launches New Compellent, EqualLogic Storage Offerings

The tech giant is rapidly building its storage capabilities as it continues its push to become a complete IT solutions vendor. Read More >

Hot IT Projects at Biogen, Sony Pictures and 22 Other Firms

Infrastructure upgrades, a data center buildout and a major virtualization implementation are among the hot IT projects underway at the 24 top companies featured in this roundup. Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg. Read More >

VMware Buys Desktop Virtualizer Wanova

Wanova adds advanced WAN-based VDI capabilities while enabling users to maintain the native performance of a PC. Read More >

IT Management Slideshow: Writing Effective Email: Resist These 10 Cardinal Sins

There are more than 294 billion emails sent and received globally every day, according to published research. In the U.S., 2.5 billion texts messages are dashed off daily. By 2013, there will be nearly 1.2 billion mobile employees worldwide. So, yes, it's a virtual world these days. Even if a CIO has to go to an office, it's a safe bet that the vast majority of communications takes the form of... Read More >

HP Partners With F5 Networks to Speed Up App Deployment

The offerings, announced at Interop, automate the processes for deploying cloud applications on wired and wireless networks. Read More >

Cisco, EMC, VMware Team Up on Networking, Cloud Training

The longtime partners will offer educational solutions for everything from virtualization and unified networking to big data, cloud and data center infrastructure. Read More >

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