Tag Archives: VMworld

You’re Migrating to Windows 7 Whether You Like It or Not

Tweet When we talk about desktop applications we’re essentially talking about Microsoft Windows applications, said Brian Madden, blogger at brianmadden.com and editor at TechTarget. Even though virtualized environments are growing like mad, Microsoft still dominates. An enterprise is laden with … Continue reading

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Why Are Companies Virtualizing Now?

Tweet With more than 19,000 people in attendance at this year’s VMworld conference, it appears that many companies have finally jumped in and decided to virtualize. That wasn’t always the case. For years, only the early adopters were willing to … Continue reading

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What is Virtustream?

Tweet If you missed VMworld then you missed the opportunity to come by the Virtustream booth and meet Matt Theurer, Sr. Vice President, Solutions Architecture for Virtustream. Stop crying. All is not lost. You can experience the moment through the … Continue reading

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Consumerization of IT is about Cloud Services, not Devices

So many companies that worry about consumerization focus their IT security issues on devices. Brian Madden argues most companies are missing the big story. Our insecure data isn’t on devices, it’s spread across hundreds of random cloud services. Continue reading

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What Does the Cloud Mean to Your Business?

At the VMworld 2011 conference, we asked attendees how the cloud is transforming their businesses and their clients’ businesses. Here are their revealing answers. Continue reading

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More Integration and Collaboration in the Virtualization Space

Edward Haletky of “The Virtualization Practice” discusses the noticeable uptick in hardware and software vendors being upfront about their collaboration and integration. Continue reading

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Focusing on End User Workflow Instead of Devices

One of the main themes at VMworld 2011 was end user workflow rather than obsessing over locking down hardware and devices. Users are all over the map, on and off corporate infrastructure and databases. How do you manage it? Continue reading

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The buzz at VMworld 2011

John Furrier, host of SiliconANGLE.com’s “The Cube,” is an on-the-tradeshow-floor show where he talks to as many luminaries at the VMworld conference as possible. We pulled him out of his “Cube” to give us the lowdown on what are the hot issues at the show. Continue reading

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Should I scale up or scale out?

Cloud and virtualization bloggers Chad Sakac and Scott Lowe talk about some of the issues they keep hearing from users. Issues such as how should they scale, can they get more visibility into storage, and should they use Storage I/O Control and Storage DRS? Continue reading

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Granular virtualizing with an “infrastructure unit”

Virtustream’s CEO, Rodney Rogers, talks about Virtustream’s virtualization offering which boils down the virtual environment into a single “infrastructure unit.” Continue reading

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VMware not so welcoming to decades of security expertise

Tweet Over the past four or five years, VMware has been extending their security capabilities and they’ve made good progress for their standalone virtualized environment. Security within VMware is pretty strong, said Christopher Hoff (@beaker), Chief Security Architect for the … Continue reading

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This could be the answer to your virtual infrastructure’s performance problems

Why is your virtual environment so sluggish? You’ve got tons of storage. Wait, did you take a look at the I/O of your storage layer? Continue reading

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