Online VMware Forum 2013: Get Real Benefits from Virtualization “Virtual” is usually a poor substitute for “real” – would you prefer playing Guitar Hero instead of rocking on stage? However, there’s one field where “virtual” can actually be better than “real” – Information Technology (IT). Applicable to hardware, software, memory, databases and networks, virtualization allows simplification of IT by making user experience independent of underlying infrastructure. However, the benefits of virtualization are not only limited to improved user experiences; they have multiple implications for the enterprise as well. The benefits of virtualization include: 1. Cost savings 2. Mobility 3. Scalability 4.
Vice President Of Netflix Leads Prestigious Line-up – CDN World Forum The event, taking place at London’s National Hall Olympia from 26th-27th June 2013, will feature key topics such as strategy, application and interface. Ken Florance, VP content delivery, Netflix is the latest addition to the prominent line-up presenting at this year’s CDN World Forum – www.cdnconference.com. As Vice President of Content Delivery, Ken Florance is responsible for delivery of more than a billion hours of TV shows and movies each month streaming to more than 30 million Netflix members in 40 countries. Florance will be presenting a case study outlining the development and
Major Cloud Computing Events in 2013 Cloud Computing is a vibrant technical environment and 2013 is full of many conferences, workshops, exhibitions and learning programs dedicated to cloud technologies. Here are some of the most important events in 2013 you should keep a close eye on and consider attending: Cloud Connect 2013 – April 2-5, Silicon Valley, California Cloud Connect gathers application developers, senior IT professionals, infrastructure and service providers, and cloud computing innovators to share deep cloud insights. Hosted and led by the industry’s top experts, Cloud Connect delivers the latest business, technology and cloud regulatory insights. Conference tracks
Open Data Center Alliance Creates Data Services Workgroup To Accelerate Big Data New members join Open Data Center Alliance to help enterprise IT use cutting edge database solutions PORTLAND, Ore., April 30, 2012 – Recognizing the challenge faced by IT in managing a forecasted 6.7 times growth of data within the enterprise over the next 5 years, the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) today announced the formation of a Data Services Workgroup chartered to document the most urgent requirements facing IT in their management of data towards competitive opportunity. The Data Services Workgroup will focus initially on big data by documenting usage
HP Helps Save Enterprises From Supplier Sprawl New services help reduce complexity and costs of managing internal and external suppliers HP today introduced new services that enable enterprises to integrate, manage and govern complex multivendor environments, resulting in reduced risk and costs. According to Forrester Research, “business groups are adopting cloud 2.5 times faster than IT groups. Procurement of cloud services from external suppliers by business groups separate from services developed by IT is creating ‘supplier sprawl.’” “Managing and measuring complex IT sourcing environments in terms meaningful to the business has become a pressing need for the CIO, particularly with
Cloud Computing Canada: HP ‘Master The Cloud’ Event (Toronto) – Part 3 Continued from: Part 1 , Part 2 The HP “Mastering The Cloud” Event drew to a close around 4:30, after one last blast of hot dogs, pretzels and other salty refreshments. As someone who has attended, bought space in , and spoken at trade shows, and as an independent blogger, I would rate this one to be quite successful in terms of affirming HP’s role as an authority and credible partner in cloud management and cloud security. A key ingredient in this assessment is what I call the 4:00 “bedraggle factor,” in which most people who have spent
HP ‘Master The Cloud’ Event (Toronto) – Part 2 Here’s an interesting parallel, one somewhat removed from the busy world of cloud computing. In the world of “people,” social psychologists who specialize in generational issues are starting to refer to the most recent generation of kids coming-of-age as the Purell generation, since they are likely to be aware of every hand sanitizer bottle or station in their homes, schools, and favourite stores. This thought came to me as I observed a breakout session on cloud security at the HP Master The Cloud conference, in which the presenter discussed the principle of practicing good IT hygiene. Good IT