Virtualization & Cloud Computing News

Report: 67% of Organizations Are Using or Considering Private Clouds

Report: 67% of Organizations Are Using or Considering Private Clouds

InformationWeek Reports, a service provider for peer-based IT research and analysis, announced the release of its latest research report. 2012 State of the Data Center encompasses analysis of results from InformationWeek’s recent State of the Data Center Survey and offers guidance on how far to drive virtualization and how to balance the benefits and drawbacks […]

Capsilon Releases Katalyst 8 to Improve Cloud-Based Document Collaboration and Imaging

Capsilon Releases Katalyst 8 to Improve Cloud-Based Document Collaboration and Imaging

Capsilon, a provider of cloud-based document sharing, imaging and collaboration solutions for mortgage lenders, has released Katalyst 8, the newest version of the company’s electronic document management and collaboration solution, which includes a re-architected image conversion system, a more sophisticated automated document recognition capability and a new high-performance desktop application. Katalyst 8 gives mortgage lenders […]

Polycom, IBM to Accelerate Cloud-Delivery of Video Collaboration Applications

Polycom, IBM to Accelerate Cloud-Delivery of Video Collaboration Applications

Polycom, the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC), today announced an initiative with IBM Research to co-develop next-generation innovations that are designed to further accelerate cloud-delivered video collaboration applications to support key vertical and social uses. Under the initiative, Polycom will work with IBM Research to explore and develop technologies that leverage the […]

Cloud-Based Video Surveillance-as-a-Service Showcased at ASIS 2012

Cloud-Based Video Surveillance-as-a-Service Showcased at ASIS 2012

Salient Systems Corporation today announced CompleteView™ Cloud, a hosted video surveillance service powered by Dell OEM Solutions. Salient Systems utilizes Dell Cloud with VMware vCloud Datacenter Service at the platform level to host customer videos and provide a simple interface where users can easily access the complete solution. CompleteView Cloud provides a secure cloud-based solution […]

Hitachi Data Systems Announces Global Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Hitachi Data Systems Announces Global Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced broad support for the new release of Microsoft Windows Server 2012. Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP), Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS), and Hitachi Compute Blade are now fully certified with full support for the Windows Server 2012 operating system. Windows […]

Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet Interconnect Solutions Incorporated Within Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Enable the Highest Performance for Cloud, Database and Storage

Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet Interconnect Solutions Incorporated Within Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Enable the Highest Performance for Cloud, Database and Storage

Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) (TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that its RDMA-based interconnect technology is supported in Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Server 2012. Mellanox’s RDMA interconnect drivers are key components to accelerate and improve performance of Windows Server 2012-based storage, cloud, […]

VMware vSphere 5.1 vMotion Architecture, Performance and Best Practices

VMware vSphere 5.1 vMotion Architecture, Performance and Best Practices

A series of tests were conducted at VMware Performance labs to investigate and compare the performance implications of vSphere 5.1 vMotion over the proven vMotion and Storage vMotion technologies in various scenarios including the migration of a database server and an in-memory application. In addition, live migration tests were performed over metro area network scenarios. […]

Top 10 Cloud Backup and DR Best Practices

Top 10 Cloud Backup and DR Best Practices

Building out a complete disaster recovery infrastructure can be cost prohibitive for many organizations. This paper identifies the many ways the public cloud can supplement backup and recovery strategies and offers overall best practices to ensure secure and efficient data protection. Many organizations want to improve their ability to recover from system failures and data […]