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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

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.

Achieving IT Revolution the Dell Way - Dell Solutions Tour 2013

At the Mumbai leg of the recently concluded Dell Solutions Tour, Dell India’s Vikas Bhonsle spoke in detail about why IT transformation is critical today and how Dell can help enterprises in achieving it.

Driving IT Transformation - Dell Solutions Tour 2013

Dell’s S. Sridhar outlines the company’s strategy to help its customers deliver transformative agility and efficiency at the Dell Solutions Tour in Bangalore.

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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

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.

Wes Wasson: As Citrix, We Would Worry the Day People Stop Talking about Us

Wes Wasson, SVP of Strategy at Citrix, talks about the virtualization major’s latest advancements towards building a solid enterprise mobility portfolio, its plans for the Indian market, and its steps to ensure being relevant in a tough market.

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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

McAfee Releases its Heartbleed Checker

McAfee has released a free 'Heartbleed checker' to help internet users easily gauge their susceptibility to the Heartbleed Bug.

VMware Extends Horizon beyond VDI

VMware is about to release a new version of its Horizon VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) software that will allow administrators to manage VDI and non-VDI deployments in a unified manner, by using multiple VMware technologies.

Compatibility with Security: How to Run Windows XP in a Virtual Machine

While most Windows XP software works just fine in Windows 8, some applications do indeed have compatibility issues. Fortunately, there's a way you can run any Windows XP software at all, using virtualization.

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Opinion

IT Industry Undergoing an Epic Transition

CEO Michael Friedenberg reads the signs of an enterprise tech industry that is unraveling before our eyes. But as one computing era ends, a new one (which IDC calls the third platform) is just beginning.

Integrated Compute Platforms Steamrolls Across IT

Steve Duplessie, senior analyst and founder of Enterprise Strategy Group,explores the three approaches IT managers can take in their in the Integrated Compute Platforms initiatives.

Lessons Learned in my Virtual Desktop Integration (VDI) Deployment

Collin Hachwi, IT Manager of DISYS LLC, a global IT staffing and consulting firm shares a few tips for a smooth VDI rollout.

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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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