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Open Kernel Labs bring virtual machine software to mobile devices

I recently had an involved discussion with Robert C. McCammon, Vice President of Product Management of Open Kernel Labs, about the need for hypervisor …

Fire Host offers PCI 2.0 compliant cloud services

Almost all of the survey results I've seen concerning what's holding back medium and large organizations' cloud adoption plans point out security is …

Central Plains Eye MDs use VM6 for disaster recovery

I had an opportunity to communicate with a VM6 customer, John Pedersen, Practice Manager at Central Plains Eye MDs. I find that hearing from people …

Conversation with John Betz about Office 365

After my first experiences with Microsoft's Office 365 (see Trying out Microsoft Office 365 beta. for my initial comments on the Office 365 beta), I …

Nastel AutoPilot bring intelligence to application performance management

Charley Rich, Nastel VP Product Management and Marketing, spent some time chatting with me about application performance management, queue management …

Identity Management for the rest of us - Novell Identity Manager 4 Standard Edition

Novell has always thought of itself as the "glue that holds the enterprise together" and has built products that would cooperate with and add value …

Virtual systems need virtual storage - Virsto Software

Organizations are beginning to realize that their storage systems are being used differently when they're supporting a number of virtual machines rather …

PacketSentry Virtual Probe provides user access management

PacketMotion recently launched PacketSentry Virtual Probe, a tool designed to monitor activity, detect use that goes beyond what is allowed by the organization's …

University of Warwick - A Centrix Software user profile

I had an opportunity to communicate with Malcolm Days, the head of technical services at Warwick University. Warwick University is deploying tools …

Jitterbit 4.0: cloud computing for business analysts

Ilan Sehayek, Jitterbit's CTO, reached out to bring me up to date on Jitterbit 4.0. The company appears focused on making it easy for  an organization's …

Marvell DragonFly VSA Accelerating Storage

I've been hearing quite a bit from suppliers offering storage acceleration through the use of high performance cache memory. Marvell's DragonFly VSA (…

Over 1 Billion Served, Red Bend mobile device virtualization software

Quite a while ago, I spoke with the executives of VirtualLogix about the use of virtualization technology to better support mobile or handheld devices …

1 Billion mobile devices and counting, Red Bend

Quite a while ago, I spoke with the executives of VirtualLogix about the use of virtualization technology to better support mobile or handheld devices …

Open-Xchange and DIGITEC team up to collaborate with SugarCRM

Open-Xchange has been offering an open source-based collaboration system for quite a number of years. The company has always pushed the boundaries …

Nasuni File solves cloud storage backup and security problems

Once again, I had a chance to speak with Andres Rodriguez, Founder and CEO, of Nasuni, and his colleague, Jennifer Sullivan, Vice President of Marketing. …

Egenera brings PAN Manager to HP's BladeSystem c-class

Egenera and HP just announced that Egenera's PAN (Processing Area Network) Manager software is now available on HP BladeSystem c-class servers.

This …

Correlsense Sharepath RUM

Oren Elias, CEO of Correlsense, chatted with me the other day about the company's product, SharePath - IT and the new additions to Correlsense's product …

Access Governance - Aveksa

Every now and again, I run into a company that uses unfamiliar jargon to describe their product or service. Aveksa is just such a company. Jason Garbis, …

Walking down memory lane with Alan Arnold of Vision Solutions

It's been years since I last spoke with Alan Arnold, CTO of Vision Solutions. I believe that last time we spoke was at a conference in Las Vegas sometime …

IBM talks about the the changing economy and how virtualization can help

Recently, Inna Kuznetsova, Vice President, IBM Systems Software, presented a webinar about the changing economics of virtualization. When IBM speaks …

Self service delivery and management of complex software systems - rPath

Organizations are looking at the self service provisioning and management features being offered by cloud providers and have decided that they could …

Pano Logic customer profile - City of Staunton, VA

From time to time, I like to speak with an organization that is actually using virtualization technology to get their take on a company or product. …

Albiquo managing the virtual enterprise

Abiquo's CEO, Pete Malcolm, and new VP of marketing, Wendy Perilli, introduced me to the company and demonstrated the company's product. The goal, they …

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