Servers Virtualization Category


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 >

EMC Offers New Applications, Expands Cloud Portfolio

EMC is offering a new portfolio of cloud applications and infrastructure services, the latest in a broad push to buttress its IT offerings. Read More >

Cisco Takes Video Surveillance Virtual on UCS

The move to bring its video surveillance solutions to the UCS converged data center platform is the first step in a larger physical security strategy. Read More >

Microsoft's Windows Server 8 Beta Available

Microsoft has released its Windows Server "8" beta, with an eye toward gathering feedback to refine the final release. Read More >

EMC Upgrades Data Center Controls to Keep Up With VMware

IT Operations Intelligence v9.0 offers a unified, graphical-user-interface view into an entire virtual data center infrastructure as controlled by vCenter. Read More >

VMware Issues vCloud Integration Manager

The platform will include Web-based portals to streamline and automate service plan, customer lifecycle and reseller management. Read More >

Symantec, Doyenz Partner on Cloud-Based Recovery Service for Virtual Environments

As part of the new release, Symantec transformed Backup Exec s user interface and configurability to provide users with a simpler experience. Read More >

IT Consolidation: What Every CIO Needs to Know

The IT team at Northeastern Illinois is severely overburdened with the challenge of managing existing IT services while also addressing new educational and operational requirements, says Kim Tracy, Executive Director of the school's University Technology Services. Enter cloud computing. "By moving IT services to the cloud, we can offload the complexity of the current IT environment and improve... Read More >

IT Management Slideshow: 10 Questions to Ask Virtual Job Candidates

The Era of the Virtual Employee is here, and managers who prefer more traditional, in-office work relationships may not get what they want anymore. Globalization, mobile technology and the continued decentralization of today's organizations have led the workforce to be more mobile. For CIOs and other managers, this means you'll need to adapt to managing workers who rarely, if ever, show up in... Read More >

Ex-VMware CEO Diane Greene Joins Google Board

Google filled its 10th board seat with former VMware CEO Diane Greene. Greene helped launch the most successful server virtualization company in history. Read More >

Where the IT Dollars Are Headed in 2012

Mobility and wireless network infrastructures are the big takers when it comes to IT budget planning for 2012, our latest study reveals. Even so, organizations are moving to the next stage of the IT infrastructure build-out across multiple budget areas, and our 2012 IT Investment Patterns Study shows how the strategy trends of innovation, integration and reversion are having a significant... Read More >

IaaS Market Enters Adolescence

Infrastructure as a service is maturing as an alternative to on-premise application deployment and raising questions for how the next generation of IT will take shape. Read More >

Hot Tech Projects: Virtualization, Smart Power and Data Center Reductions

Virtualization, smart power consumption and data center reductions are the top trends in this edition of IT Projects: The Inside Scoop, which highlights IT activity across 22 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies. Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg. Read More >

SAP Partners With EMC, VMware on Cloud Platform

The company is deepening its partnerships with EMC and VMware to improve business agility and scale efficiencies. Read More >

Hot Tech Projects: Virtualization, Data Centers and Hadoop Clusters

In this edition of IT Projects: The Inside Scoop, we highlight IT activity across 42 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies spanning the final weeks of October. Virtualization, data center openings and closings, major application migrations and even a few Hadoop clusters make their way into the roundup. Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at... Read More >

HP, Microsoft Launch 'Vblock Killer' VM System

HP VirtualSystem for Microsoft, a similarly integrated, preconfigured IT system aimed at cloud computing workloads, is now in the virtual boxing ring with Cisco-EMC-VMware Vblocks. Read More >

VMware, Verizon Partner on Horizon Mobile Smartphone

The new VMware Horizon system will enable enterprise staff members to bring their own devices to work and deploy them for work and personal use without having to forfeit the device when the worker leaves the company. Read More >

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