Virtualization

People Pose More Problems Than Tech in Making Cloud Part of Datacenter

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Surveys show IT has solved most technical problems with clouds; 60 percent of remaining roadblocks come from politics, people or organizations. continue…

VMware Aims to Fulfill 2012 Promises at VMworld 2013

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VMware coined the term “Software Defined Datacenter,” but it’s been slow to fulfill the future it predicted. continue…

Virtualization May Kill Traditional Datacenter Ops

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Enterprise demand for flexibility, interoperability, and cost-cutting could drive massive growth in virtualized datacenter sales. continue…

Rackspace Offers Virtual On-Premise Private Cloud

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The new service is designed to make it easier for large companies to expand their virtualization infrastructures. continue…

Dell Monitor Kills Virtual Zombies

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The new version of Foglight finds and kills zombies: dead images and unused VMs that waste datacenter resources. continue…

Citrix Shipping Way to Customize Golden Image

Personal vDisk stores data in a parallel set of files working in conjunction with the golden desktop image on the server. continue…

Enterprise Update for Windows 8 Pumps Up BYOD, Remote Work

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VDI, remote disk-wipe, contextual application control, and automatic VPN launch are among key features. continue…

Intel to Launch Super-Virtualized, Fabric-Based Datacenter

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An upcoming strategy announcement will likely confirm details of a plan Intel execs have been outlining since April. continue…

Michael Dell: Hardware Industry Must Adapt or Die

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Michael Dell argues that his company, at least, should sell software and services as the coming of the post-PC era erodes hardware sales. continue…

Oracle’s New Partners Could Define Its Cloud Future

Alliances with Microsoft and Salesforce may boost the reach of Oracle’s cloud offerings. continue…