Virtualization Paves the Way for Affordable Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Network World – April 26, 2010 As recently as five years ago, business continuity and disaster-recovery topics made SMB IT executives grumble that neither was affordable. Now companies of all sizes are realizing they can have both using virtualization technology.
Purdue University Plans for Post-PC Era Computerworld – April 23, 2010 In order to reach its goal of saving $15 million in IT costs over the next three years, Purdue University is considering a virtualized desktop infrastructure.
IDC Sees Signs of Upturn in EMEA Server Virtualization Market CBR – April 19, 2010 About 17.7 percent of all new servers shipped in EMEA in the fourth quarter of 2009 were virtualized, an increase from 16.31 percent in the same period a year ago, according to research and advisory firm IDC.
Extreme Networks Improves Virtualization Efficiency, Performance eWeek – April 19, 2010 At the upcoming Interop show, Extreme Networks will introduce two new products, Extreme XNV and Direct Attach architecture, that are designed to improve the performance and efficiency of virtualized infrastructures while simplifying the management.
Desktop Virtualization Gains Momentum Channel Insider – April 19, 2010 More enterprise resellers say that interest is high in moving to virtual desktop infrastructure. Research firm Jefferies & Co. reports the growing interest just months after VMware has released its VMware View 4, which includes PC-over-IP capabilities.
Oracle Ships Upgraded Java Virtualization Tools for WebLogic eWeek – April 19, 2010 The company has started shipping Oracle Virtual Assembly Builder and Oracle WebLogic Suite Virtualization Option. Both are expected to become mainstays of Oracle’s new Sun software catalog.
Linux KVM Virtualization Gains Steam in Cloud Computing Market Network World – April 20, 2010 Two major vendors are using KVM virtualization software to create cloud platforms to compete against Amazon’s popular EC2 service.
VMware Drops Hints about Salesforce.Com Partnership IDG News Service – April 16, 2010 A senior VMware executive offered several broad hints about the nature of the company’s upcoming partnership announcement with Salesforce.com, but stopped short of revealing exactly what the companies have planned.
HP Services Help Enterprises Embrace Desktop Virtualization eWeek – April 14, 2010 HP is rolling out services to help businesses evaluate their computer environments and design a client model that includes a mix of traditional PCs and virtual desktops.
Server Virtualization Fuels Storage Networking InternetNews – April 14, 2010 As organizations virtualize more of their infrastructure, they are increasingly finding an increase in storage needs. Some enterprises are even finding storage costs far exceeding what they paid to virtualize their servers.