Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Amy Newman

VMware Focuses on Hybrid Cloud

While the buzz seems to be on "the cloud," in reality various subsectors are also hotspots. For instance, VMware's recent moves focus on the hybrid cloud. Any...

Virtualization and Cloud Computing in 2011: Looking Bright

Virtualization and cloud computing were among the leading buzzwords of 2010. Serverwatch editor Amy Newman discusses the technologies' prospects for 2011. Virtualization, along with cloud computing, had a...

Will the iPhone be Virtualized?

Virtualization has been all the rage in enterprise data centers. As it works its way down the infrastructure food chain, how long until the popular iPhone sees...

Is Cloud Computing Overhyped?

Leading research firms IDC and Gartner disagree about the prospect for cloud computing, which is clearly the most talked about emerging technology in IT today. Amy Newman...

Has Server Virtualization Gone Mainstream?

Server virtualization is a clear efficiency booster and data centers of many sizes have moved to deploy this emerging technology. Yet recent reports suggest that virtualization still...

Will VMware Snap Up Novell?

Given that a VMware acquisition of Novell (or some part of it) could significantly change the tech landscape, speculation is running rampant. More details should follow soon. At...

Government Uses Server Virtualization To Reduce Costs

Among the goals of Green the Capitol, an initiative originating from the Speaker of the House's office several years ago, is the reduction of power...

Cloud Computing’s Environmental Question

Cloud computing and virtualization deliver a host of benefits centered around flexibility and reduced costs. There is also a perception that they are more environmentally...

Practical Virtualization Solutions: Expert Advice

The following is an excerpt of a chapter from Practical Virtualization Solutions, a book that serves as a guide for managers and CIOs involved in planning, deploying,...

Virtual Storage…is Real

In the past two weeks, storage virtualization seems to have found its way to the forefront. Two weeks ago, CommVault (NASDAQ: CVLT) took its storage management product, Simpana,...

Is VMware About to ‘Jump the Shark’?

Could VMware be about to jump the shark? Two new developments hint at the possibility. VMware has made it clear in recent months that it has set it...

Cloud and Virtualization: Connected, Not Fused

Data center infrastructure shifts are often both dramatic and unpredictable until they are well under way. In recent months, it has crystallized that we are embarking on...

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