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

Sophos CEO, Kris Hagerman, on A World of Cloud-based Security

Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman has overseen a year of super growth, which he claims is due to a new Cloud management platform, a channel first distribution model and the stumbling of the big security players.

Virtualizing Oracle Software: Don't Pay for What You Don't Need

Moving Oracle databases to virtual infrastructure may not result in software savings. Here's why, and what you can do about it.

Spearheading Customer Value Creation - Dell Solutions Tour 2013

Suraj Sabberwal from Dell India sheds light on Dell’s advancements surrounding emerging trends which are changing the way the world does business at the Dell Solution Tour.

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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

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.

VMware’s Cloud R&D Chief Talks Hybrid Cloud

Ray O'Farrell, Corporate Senior Vice President for Cloud Infrastructure R&D at VMware on why VMware does not want to miss the ‘hybrid cloud’ boat.

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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

Microsoft to Bring Docker to Windows Server

It's another giant step for the Docker virtualization technology.

VMware Again Lets Users Run Virtualized Desktops Locally with Flex

Employees get a desktop they can use without Internet access and IT keeps control of it.

Cisco Signs Research Partnership with Swinburne University of Technology

Cisco has inked a deal with Swinburne University of Technology to collaborate on new research initiatives on the Internet of Everything.

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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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