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  • White Paper

    Protect Your Business & Simplify IT with Symantec Backup Exec V-Ray Edition

    Posted October 9, 2013 - 12:15 pm

    Symantec Backup Exec™ 2012 V-Ray Edition is targeted at customers who are fully or primarily virtualized--that is, have all their file servers, print servers, application servers, etc. moved into a VMware® or Microsoft Hyper-V® virtual environment.
  • VM-based storage platform scales out to multiple sites

    Posted October 8, 2013 - 1:40 pm

    Enterprises that want their storage organized around virtual machines will get more hardware options and greater scalability later this year from Tintri, a startup that specializes in VM-based storage.
  • See - and hear - what it was like to surf the web 20 years ago

    Posted October 1, 2013 - 6:00 am

    CERN launches a line mode browser emulator to recreate the experience of the first cross-platform browser
  • Question

    What are the main benefits of virtualization?

    Posted September 28, 2013 - 1:05 pm

    Beyond the benefit of more efficiently utilizing otherwise unused computing power, what have users found to be the main benefit of virtualization?
  • White Paper

    Server Refreshes: Timing is Everything

    Posted September 27, 2013 - 5:15 pm

    When it comes to transporting customers to airports or special events, EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffured Services is all about riding in style. Serving 650 cities worldwide, it counts itself as the largest ground transport company in the world.
  • White Paper

    6 Essential tips for building a complete and cost effective back-up solution

    Posted September 27, 2013 - 2:46 pm

    Data is every company's most essential asset, yet for many small and midsize businesses, protecting it has never been harder.
  • White Paper

    Security for Virtualization

    Posted September 27, 2013 - 11:31 am

    In the rush to implement virtualization, security has become second. So while the business benefits are clear, the risks are less well documented and understood. This makes selecting the right virtual-aware anti-malware solution even more important.
  • White Paper

    The CISO's Guide To Virtualization Security

    Posted September 27, 2013 - 11:31 am

    This guide describes the security challenges within virtualized environments and shows how to apply the concepts of Forrester's Zero Trust Model of information security to secure the virtual environment effectively.
  • White Paper

    Private Cloud: It's More than Just Virtualization

    Posted September 25, 2013 - 3:16 pm

    Maximize Your Private Cloud Benefits By Including All Core Functionality
  • VDI technology better, faster and cheaper, but adoption still slow

    Posted September 25, 2013 - 12:11 pm

    Virtual desktop infrastructure has come a long way since the terminal service days of the 1960s. Heck, VDI has come a long way since the 2000s thanks to plummeting prices for clients, better graphics cards and improved administration. By and large, though, VDI deployments remain more of a niche solution.
  • White Paper

    VMware Cloud Basics: Dell Cloud on Demand with ScaleMatrix

    Posted September 23, 2013 - 11:31 am

    Cloud computing is revolutionizing the way that IT resources are consumed and VMware offers an industry leading virtualization technology. Learn the basics of cloud computing and how VMware fits in and enables your journey to the cloud.
  • Webcast

    Streams in Node.js, Dell Cloud on Demand with Joyent

    Posted September 23, 2013 - 10:16 am

    Joyent brings a strong focus on enabling developers to Dell's public cloud offer. In this video, Isaac Schlueter, steward of Node.js, gives a talk at Joyent on new developments in the runtime.
  • White Paper

    Seven Key Attributes to Automate VM Data Protection

    Posted September 20, 2013 - 10:45 am

    To keep virtualized environments functioning smoothly, IT groups need the right tools; meaning, software tailored for virtual machine (VM) protection that automates backup without re-introducing its costs and complexities.
  • Alcatel-Lucent SDN company puts bare metal to the pedal

    Posted September 20, 2013 - 10:40 am

    Nuage Networks, the SDN company of Alcatel-Lucent, has rolled out a gateway for linking bare metal servers to its virtual network environment.
  • RightScale's cloud gateway expands to control virtual networks

    Posted September 18, 2013 - 12:16 pm

    RightScale is one of the leading gateway tools between customers and public cloud service providers, allowing users to spin up compute and storage resources from multiple providers through a single console. Today, the company announced plans to add the ability to provision advanced networking controls just like users would handle compute and storage.
  • White Paper

    Top 10 Reasons to Strengthen Information Security with Desktop Virtualization

    Posted September 17, 2013 - 3:30 pm

    Regain control and reduce risk without sacrificing business productivity and growth
  • KVM vendor creating open source hypervisor specifically for cloud workloads

    Posted September 17, 2013 - 1:15 pm

    Dor Laor and Avi Kivity know a thing or two about virtualization, hypervisors and operating systems. And Laor says there are big problems with all three.
  • Where do SDNs fit in the data center?

    Posted September 17, 2013 - 1:13 pm

    As CIOs try to make sense of the hype surrounding software-defined networks (SDNs) and their potential in data centers, some experts and vendors say IT leaders are looking for answers in all the wrong places.
  • Webcast

    Network Growing Pains: Solved

    Posted September 17, 2013 - 11:45 am

    CDW helps school district upgrade wireless infrastructure to support current and future learning experiences.
  • Cisco, EMC coalition supports Oracle, VDI

    Posted September 17, 2013 - 11:34 am

    VCE, the data center-focused joint venture formed by Cisco and EMC/VMware, this week rolled out converged infrastructure systems designed to support the latest technology from the founding companies as well as specialized offerings for Oracle and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environments.
  • White Paper

    Jump Start Your Virtualization Journey

    Posted September 16, 2013 - 10:45 am

    Getting started with virtualization can be challenging. Jump-start your project with simplified virtualization solutions that are pre-defined and validated, yet flexible enough for you to select the solution that meets your application availability
  • White Paper

    VMware-HP Quick Reference Playbook

    Posted September 16, 2013 - 10:45 am

    Trust the market leaders in virtualization and cloud to get it right. This quick reference playbook demonstrates how virtualization-to-cloud solutions from HP and VMware can deliver maximum value and transform IT infrastructures.
  • White Paper

    Indiana University Virtualizes Mission-Critical Oracle Databases

    Posted September 16, 2013 - 10:45 am

    Wanting to migrate from a proprietary and expensive platform, Indiana University virtualized its most demanding Oracle Databases on x86 servers and discovered that VMware could handle their largest transaction-processing workloads
  • White Paper

    Don't Get Stuck on Your Virtualization Journey

    Posted September 16, 2013 - 10:45 am

    A typical virtualization journey consists of three distinct phases that starts with virtualization and ends with the shift to an ITaaS model based on a cloud infrastructure. Many businesses get stuck somewhere along the way.
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