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

How Citrix is Helping Reduce Cost of Desktop Virtualization

With innovation in technology for cost reduction, desktop virtualization is gradually becoming mainstream, says Parag Arora, Country Head, Citrix.

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.

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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

VMworld 2015: VMware’s vision is to transform the datacentre, says Eschenbach

VMware aims to transform the datacentre and virtualise 100 per cent of workloads. And to do that, it aims to enable a true hybrid Cloud platform, according to its president and CEO, Carl Eschenbach.

VMware touts new technologies for managing containers and live migration of virtual machines

At its VMworld conference, VMware shows off its new container management software

VMware CEO Gelsinger still committed to EMC Federation

Will the EMC Federation break up, as a flurry of recent reports have suggested? VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, for one, believes one of the most prominent alliances of companies in the technology industry is still the best management structure.

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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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