Cisco UCS Brings Fresh, Forward Thinking to Virtualization

Virtualization has become a new hot-button issue for enterprises that want to improve their computing power while reducing equipment, power and cooling costs and requirements. With Cisco UCS and UCS Manager, you have the ability to insert an abstraction layer between the hardware and the user community in a virtual environment.

VMware Strengthens End User Computing Strategy at VMworld 2010 Europe

Today at VMworld 2010 Europe, VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, advanced its vision for the future of end user computing with new products and a partnership to help organizations evolve their legacy desktop computing environments to a more modern, user-centric application and data delivery model.

Top 10 Backup Mistakes in Virtual Environment

As Virtualization and cloud computing technology spreads its wings, backup and data protection of virtual infrastructure is becoming a vital part of many IT departments data backup planning. Dave Elliott has written a great piece on what not to do when considering virtualization backup solutions in your greater organizational disaster recovery strategy and planning.

Agiliance Introduces Cloud Risk Management

New Software Services for Cloud Risk Assessment, Monitoring and Assurance Target Compliance, Security and Threats in Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud Environments. Agiliance Inc., the leading independent provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced its Cloud Risk Management solution – encompassing risk-driven readiness, operations and audit software services for fast-evolving virtualized environments.

Verizon Business Expands Asia-Pacific Cloud Capabilities

Brings Computing as a Service Offering to Hong Kong Data Center to Meet Growing Demand for In-Region Cloud Services. Adoption of cloud services in the Asia-Pacific region continues to grow dramatically, and Verizon Business is meeting that demand by extending its flagship cloud-computing solution into the company’s recently opened Hong Kong data center.

Enhanced SAS IT Intelligence Software Includes Cloud, Virtual Servers

IT managers can now extract the intelligence they need to better manage virtualized servers and cloud computing architectures. A new version of SAS IT Resource Management enhances performance management and capacity planning for mainframes, distributed systems, networks, and other platforms, also includes a business intelligence reporting environment.

New InstallAware Virtualization Creates Royalty-Free Portable Applications

InstallAware Marketing Corporation has released InstallAware Virtualization, an application virtualization tool for ISVs and enterprises deploying and re-packaging software products on Microsoft Windows. InstallAware Virtualization comes to market with a royalty-free licensing model, resulting in phenomenal cost savings over comparable solutions like VMware ThinApp or Microsoft App-V.

ActiveImage Protector Released for Hyper-V With New ReZoom Feature

Rectiphy Corp. today released its ActiveImage Protector (AIP) for Hyper-V 2 .7.5 with patent-pending ReZoom technology. Rectiphy’s AIP was the first solution that allowed users to Hot Image a Microsoft® Hyper-V™ host along with all guest virtual machines and applications without shutting them down, vastly improving Hyper-V backup management.