Businesses must embrace a fabric architecture. (Sponsored post.)
Hard out there for an incumbent.
Who’s going to win the cloud? It might be VMware and Microsoft, not Amazon, a UBS analyst argues.
Virtualization, thought of as a tool for saving on data-center costs, could save your computer, too.
VMware takes virtualization beyond compute, now in the realm of networking.
How the Great Houses of the IT world are battling to supply you with cheaper, more reliable computing power.
VMware has long dominated virtualization, but the trend toward multiple hypervisors and cloud computing threatens to shake its grip, according to IDC.
Watch Apple co-founder and Fusion-io chief scientist Steve Wozniak explain the basics of virtualization in this video.
As companies look for new ways to make data accessible and provide a consistent view of that information, it’s important to have tools that suit the needs of all kinds of developers and IT managers.
Today’s critical challenge is how can companies properly manage Big Data.
Database products forged on SQL can no longer handle the deluge of Big Data in a timely fashion. The era of Big Data calls for new strategies and new approaches to queries.
Flash storage’s blazing speed is revolutionizing enterprise storage. But speed alone isn’t good enough.
By transforming how storage functions – accessible in a cloud computing environment with virtualized partitions – companies and even individuals can now add as much storage space as they need, pretty much on demand.
Windows’ position within the business marketplace is shifting. Witness this year’s VMworld conference in San Francisco. VMworld is the virtualization Mecca — and this year’s show could herald a new era for VMware competitor Microsoft: the post-Windows era.
Virtualization technology made it feasible for databases of gigabyte or even terabyte size to be managed entirely in memory. This accomplishment has breathed new life into a space that hadn’t seen a lot of action in the last decade. Venerable players like SAP (parent company of Sybase) are finding new ways not only to compete with Oracle but…
Server-side virtualization is a modern-day fact of life. Today’s data centers pool their processing, storage and even network resources to create macrocosmic virtual-machine entities that transcend the boundaries of hardware. We call that “the cloud.”
With Windows 8, Microsoft extends its server-class hypervisor platform to the desktop. And…
The trend toward consumerizing IT seems unstoppable, whether the IT department likes it or not. Individuals and departments are doing an end run around corporate IT to use the devices and services they want, not necessarily the approved choices.
So how does IT respond? Ranging from acceptance to resistance and from control to enabling, there are…
Remember the days when you needed to add a graphics card in your PC to support higher resolution displays? That is the idea behind a new add-in card from Teradici that is used to boost the performance of VDI implementations. One of the issues with VDI is that having multiple virtual machines come online at the same time (such as around 9 am, when…
In a simultaneous announcement at the RSA security conference in San Francisco and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Monday afternoon, VMware Chief Technology Officer Dr. Stephen Herrod made two extraordinary revelations. One is that his company is working on a technology that would give businesses with “BYOD” policies for their employees a way…
Ever since human beings landed on the moon, the state of technology in government appeared to be on a downward slope. Never mind that it was really the U.S. Government that facilitated the original Internet; in public sector offices, the state of computing started lagging behind the private sector ever since IBM mass-produced the…