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
Demand for Cloud Skills Increases Thinking about adding more cloud skills to your repertoire? Stop thinking. The time to do it is now. For IT professionals, cloud computing skills are becoming an essential resume item. Companies are actively – and increasingly – looking for employees with the knowledge and hands-on experience to build and maintain cloud –based applications. And despite some fearful chatter, the rise of the cloud does not signal the death of the traditional data center, or the data center staff. The IT staff will not go away; organizations will just be able to get much more productivity
iGate to sponsor world’s biggest cloud exposition VMworld 2013 authorities made a major announcement on Tuesday as they declared iGate as the Gold Sponsor of the world’s biggest showcase of cloud technology. iGate, the first company in the world to provide integrated operations and technology based on “Business Outcome” solutions, would unveil a number of cutting-edge innovations in cloud technology during the 5-day event scheduled to be held from August 25 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, revealed a press release on the Wall Street Journal. This marks the ninth consecutive year of partnership between iGate and VMware, the
Dealing with Big Data in a Virtualized World (And 6 Assets to Help You) “Data really powers everything that we do.” - Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn. Data has been described as the new oil, so important it is to modern business. The generation, storage and processing of more and more data has given rise to a whole new field of study, the simply, yet effectively named Big Data. “Server consolidation is the most obvious, long-standing use case, but virtualization is like a Swiss army knife. You can use it in a number of different situations.” - Raghu Raghuram, GM at
Virtualization Enables BYOD & Delivers IT Services On-Demand to Any Device With BYOD finding its way into the enterprise, the demand to deliver IT services to a plethora of devices while ensuring information security and keeping a centralized security policy are some of the real challenges which organization can no more ignore. Virtualization is an enabler which provides a viable solution to these and more challenges – simplifying IT infrastructure, cutting significant costs and allowing modern enterprise worker to use IT services on any device. The age of dedicated work stations with frequent software updates and its associated complexities are
Old Hosting Providers Moving to Become Cloud Providers with the Help of Openstack Before cloud computing went mainstream, the internet was dominated by large web hosting providers. Anyone that wanted to make a website needed to sign up with a hosting provider for either a free basic account with limited capabilities or a subscribed one with customizable features. This was back when the internet was young, which is to say just a few years ago, but already a very long time in terms of technological development. In this regard, we can liken technology years to dog years, which count faster than actual
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.
Virtualization: Benefit From The Online VMware Forum 2013 We live in a cynical world, hard-wired to suspect anything that is offered for free. However, one thing that you should never balk at is free education. And if that education is in the hottest area in Information Technology (IT) – virtualization – you shouldn’t just be enthusiastic about it, you should literally be running to the location. What’s so great about virtualization, you say? Well, let’s look at some of its benefits, shall we? Virtualization can help save companies money through optimum use of IT resources by consolidating and reallocating them based on