With cloud and virtualization becoming more pervasive within the enterprise, the one thing that's holding back the greatest benefits is the network itself, argued Brendan Ziolo, head of large enterprise strategy at Alcatel-Lucent, in a Network Computing column.
The release of Xen 4.5 brings various improvements that among others, allow it to run faster on Intel hardware and support more memory on ARM.
Various reports hint that the new version will be a significant upgrade that focuses on the hybrid cloud.
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By all accounts, destop virtualization is a very good thing for your employees, enabling them to access the information they need and to work from any device, anytime, anywhere, write Carl Hugener and Michael Farley.
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VMware's $1B-plus purchase of AirWatch gives the virtualization company a big step forward in mobile computing, according to industry watchers.
Software licensing remains a pain in the posterior for CIOs, as it has been for decades. It's no surprise the virtualization just adds to the fun.
A good deal of buzz coming from the VMworld conference in San Francisco this week was over the launch of VMware NSX, which will be generally available in the fourth quarter of this year.
Although enterprises often choose to deploy private cloud instead of using public cloud services because of data security concerns, the move to private cloud presents security challenges of its own, said Neil MacDonald, Gartner vice president and fellow in cloud computing.