Virtualization

Case Study

Oberoi Group Takes to VDI to Streamline Operations

Here’s how the Oberoi Group took to implementing a VDI solution to streamline their internal operations and better control costs.

Fareportal Takes to Desktop Virtualization to Save On Real Estate Costs

Fareportal, a travel company that operates in the US, Canadian and European markets, was looking to implement a solution that would help in balancing the costs of its growing Indian delivery center against the rising real estate prices prevalent in the region.

Amman Stock Exchange Ensures High Availability with Storage Virtualization

When the Amman Stock Exchange’s IT team found problems with high availability last year, they came up with an elegant virtualisation solution to tackle the risks associated with downtime.

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Feature

SDN is evolutionary, not revolutionary

The need to support increasingly complex and virtualised environments with greater agility is driving considerable change in data networking. Read why new software-defined architectures are a key to evolving in the digital world.

CIOs Need to Break Organizational Barriers for SDDC Success: Arun Parameswaran, VMware

“Philosophically, and in terms of architectural viewpoints, CIOs have realized that the software-defined enterprise or software-defined datacenter has arrived. However, mass adoption of Software-defined Data centers will take time.”

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How-To

Master MySQL In The Amazon Cloud

Amazon Web Services offer new challenges and flexibility for database admins -- here's how to avoid the pitfalls and tune for performance.

How To Virtualize Mission-Critical Applications

Virtualizing Tier 1 applications is a crucial step in attaining the full benefits of cloud-era architecture, but it's not a simple one. Successfully virtualizing these mission-critical applications require thought and care.

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Interview

How Digitization is Redefining Our Business: Ashok Vaswani, Barclays

Ashok Vaswani, CEO, personal and corporate banking, Barclays, talks about digital evangelism and how digitization is re-shaping the business of the 300-year old bank.

ViPR is Our Answer to Software-defined Storage: Amitabh Srivastava, EMC

Amitabh Srivastava, president for EMC’s Advanced Software Division is the man behind the storage giant’s much-talked about software-defined storage (SDS) initiatives. He talks in detail about EMC’s ViPR and why SDS has been wrongly-defined so far.

My Job is to Hallucinate: Unisys CTO

Jim Thompson, CTO, Unisys, talks to Computerworld India about the company’s Forward! solution, the state of the Unix mission critical market and how India figures in Unisys’s future plans.

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Video

Computerworld Tech Update: 14 - 18 Oct, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 14 - 18 October, 2013 we talk about security, Microsoft, IBM, Facebook and VMware.

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News

New industry group to bring web-scale tech to the enterprise

Some of the biggest names in IT and online services have banded together to standardize the way applications are run in the cloud.

Google releases a cloud manager ready for the enterprise

Now enterprise administrators can catch a bit of the magic that Google seemingly uses to smoothly run large Web scale applications. The company has released a production-ready version its Kubernetes software that manages virtual containers.

Citrix launches new tools for Windows 10 adoption and migration

Citrix has announced new products and tools designed to help adoption of Windows 10 and simplify migrations to the new operating system.

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Opinion

US Intelligence Agency Wants Brain-like Algorithms for Complex Information Processing

Getting computers to think like humans has been a scientific goal for years -- IBM recently said it found a way to make transistors that could be formed into virtual circuitry that mimics human brain functions.

VDI or Session Virtualization: Which is Best for You?

There are two types of virtual desktop computing: one-to-one desktop virtualization, known as VDI, or one-to-many, known as session-based desktop virtualization.

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Slide-Show

Hot Products Released at VMworld 2012

A look at the hot products being released at VMworld in San Francisco.

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