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Dell Compellent storage intelligence

Storage virtualization, like other forms of virtualization, is using excess system resources to create an artificial environment for data and applications. …

Is now the time for KVM?

KVM, the kernel based virtual machine software that is a standard part of the Linux kernel and reached a point in which it is beginning to stand out …

Can virtualization technology secure desktop systems? Bromium thinks so.

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Simon Crosby, co-founder and CTO of Bromium, to better understand why he left Citrix and what Bromium is …

Dell and Netuitive bring predictive analytics customers' data centers

 I've been thinking about a partnership Dell and Netuitive announced a short while ago. Dell is an aspiring member of the data center club and need to …

Miles & Stockbridge: A V3 Systems Customer Profile


I recently had the chance to communicate with Ken Adams, the CIO of Miles & Stockbridge, about V3 Systems' Stratosphere 50.

Please introduce yourself …

Sanbolic Melio3 Storage Virtualization for private clouds

Sanbolic observed that many organizations that embark on the journey to a more virtualized environment don't think about how that move impacts their …

Burstpoint Networks makes video content easy

Video is increasingly important as a communications vehicle. The problem, of course, is that video really gobbles up the network bandwidth. Burstpoint …

EnergyCenter by Viridity Software tackles data center power and heat management

Data center facilities people are finding themselves between a rock (growing need for computing) and a hard place (requirements to reduce costs, reduce …

Zeus Technology acquires art of defense

Zeus Technology, a company offering application management and delivery software, recently announced that they were acquiring art of defence, a German-…

Revealing MokaFive BareMetal

MokaFive, one of the companies Intel mentioned in its "Intelligent Desktop Virtualization" presentation (see Intel's concept for intelligent desktop …

Intel's view of intelligent desktop virtualization

I had an opportunity to speak with Intel's Lisa Watts, Director of Business Client Solutions, about "Intelligent Desktop Virtualization," a concept …

Quest's pragmatic vision for success

Marc Stitt and Mike Pagani, the folks driving Quest’s vision and strategy for server and desktop virtualization, respectively, stopped by to present …

Embotics V-Commander 4.0 supports priviate cloud initiatives

Embotics introduced me to V-Commander 4.0 which took a product designed to manage, provision and automate physical and virtual environments and extended …

Infineta Data Mobility Switch: A network hot rod for the data center


Large data centers are finding managing the environment to accommodate an ever-increasing demand for network bandwidth very difficult. Network routing …

PacketMotion Customer Profile: South Jersey Healthcare


I find it interesting to communicate with someone using technology from time to time rather than just speaking with the representatives of the supplier …

MindJet MindManager V9 for Mac


For the longest time, I've used Mind Mapping as a way to brainstorm, plan small scale projects, map out the flow of papers, reports and books. Although …

Dell Briefing on Desktop Virtualization

The good folks from Dell reached out to me recently to let me know about the newest happenings in their desktop virtualization efforts including new …

EnterpriseDB responds


Recently, I published Compatibilty wars - can EnterpriseDB take on Oracle and win? to examine EnterpriseDB's move to take advantage of Oracle halting …

Compatibility wars - can enterpriseDB take on Oracle and win?

enterpriseDB has been on a mission to replace Oracle's database with its enhanced version of the open source postgreSQL database (Postgres Plus Advanced …

DataCore DriveHarmony making storage virtualization easy

DataCore recently announced DriveHarmony, a backup solution for Microsoft's Windows Home Server 2011. The goal was making storage management easy for …

Evans Hotels an AlgoSec Customer Profile

Donna Porter, Director of Corporate IT for Evans Hotels, let me know a bit about how her organization is using AlgoSec's network security policy management …

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