Event: VMworld ’13 To Kick Off Today! The 10th annual edition of the VMworld, the annual showcase cutting edge virtualization technology including cloud computing is scheduled to kick off today amid much fanfare in San Francisco. VMware Inc, the organizer behind the event, is hoping for the grandest of assembly in terms of technological advances as virtualization, or “software defined” networking as some put it since it became the hottest trend in the IT market in recent times, reports the Wall Street Journal. This year’s conference is estimated to attract over 22,000 visitors and some of the major market leaders
Virtualization Drives Higher IT Efficiency and Lower Maintenance There is an ever increasing demand to boost IT efficiency and reduce costs which has led to much innovation in this field. Perhaps the single most important breakthrough in this regard has been the widespread availability and adoption of virtualization technology. Virtualization refers to the provision of IT resources – hardware platform, operating system, storage, networking etc. that are ‘virtual’ rather than actual physical devices. Instead of weeks, new virtual resources can be up and running within minutes resulting in huge savings in time. Further, these virtual resources enable huge savings in costs while simplifying IT operations and maintenance.
A „Spoon“ full of Cloud Gaming Cloud service provider Spoon offers a compelling product for those who are always on the run and lack constant access to their own computer. You are granted access to your own sandbox, a digital desktop on the Spoon servers, and you can access it from every computer anywhere. While synchronizing your data and apps on the server, you even have the possibility to use your data and virtual desktop offline. The newest addition to the services of spoon are games and online storage of game saves, but you might not find the same amount
Types of Cloud and their relevance Continued From Part 1… There are three relevant types of clouds: Private (internal or vendor-hosted), Public (external), and Hybrid (mixed). Each cloud infrastructure has unique characteristics that can meet business objectives. Enterprise Private Cloud A private cloud enables enterprises to implement cloud computing solution at either their own site or at service provider’s datacenter. Enterprises are implementing a private cloud within areas of their infrastructure in which a cloud model makes the most sense. A private cloud provides many of the benefits of cloud computing without the loss of control and security risks associated
Dell Announces Intent to Acquire Wyse Technology Red Rock, Texas: Apr 02, 2012 Dell today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, to significantly extend its desktop virtualization offerings. The addition of Wyse will expand Dell’s desktop virtualization capabilities and provide new solutions and services opportunities for the full range of Dell’s enterprise offerings. In some environments, a virtual desktop allows enterprises to more efficiently and securely manage their users and end point devices. With this acquisition, Dell expands its enterprise solutions portfolio and offers customers an ever broadening array of tailored solutions to meet
Is Cloud Migration Becoming Easy? Among some of the challenges one could encounter when taking the road to the cloud that I have mentioned in one of my earlier articles, 5 Challenges in the Journey to the Cloud,there isone that is purely technical and practical, specifically the complexity of the integration and migration process. And yes, there is no denying, these are issues not to be taken lightly. However, as I said in the same article, the IT industry is definitely rising to the challenge and finding innovative solutions. Interestingly, some of the innovative solutions emerging may be able to