Virtualisation News, Features, and Interviews

News
Round Table
  • Roundtable: Security Guide for the Cloud - right here, right now

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 07 June, 2011 15:15

    The cloud 'security strategy' involves adopting security solutions that seamlessly span physical, virtual and private/hybrid/public cloud environments while simplifying operational and management complexities. Roundtable attendees got down to business, discussion the 'practical steps' and issues and opportunities involved in securing the cloud environment. Jennifer O'Brien reports.

  • Roundtable: The ideal datacentre

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 09 December, 2010 11:20

    The datacentre of the future is shaped by a number of forces including commoditisation, virtualisation, integration and innovation. A group of industry experts sat down to discuss the key factors shaping the evolution of the datacentre of the future and its impact on the channel.

  • Roundtable: Selling virtualisation to SMBs

    By Nadia Cameron | 21 April, 2010 12:39

    Virtualisation is dominant in the enterprise market today, but how is it faring in the SMB space? ARN brought together a collection of channel players and vendors to discuss the opportunities and challenges for virtualisation technology in the smaller end of town.

  • In pictures: SMB virtualisation roundtable

    By ARN Staff | 21 April, 2010 13:22

    ARN recently held a roundtable on selling virtualisation to SMBs. Attached are highlights from the recent event.

  • SMB virtualisation: A case for desktop virtualisation?

    By Nadia Cameron | 21 April, 2010 13:05

    While the case for server virtualisation in the SMB market is intensifying, many partners around the table were less convinced about short-term take-up of desktop virtualisation.

Features
Interviews
Opinions
  • Microsoft doesn't know what it has with HoloLens

    By Rob Enderle | 27 January, 2015 06:49

    Microsoft's HoloLens has the potential to be just as revolutionary as the Apple II or Tesla car.

  • How VCE created an amazing joint tech venture

    By Rob Enderle | 25 October, 2014 03:11

    VCE, the joint venture between VMware, Cisco, EMC and Intel is making a major organisational ownership shift.

  • Silicon Valley's next disruption: Reality!

    By Mike Elgan | 20 October, 2014 03:15

    We're right on the edge of dual revolutions in artificial reality and augmented reality. It's an exciting time because we're in the final days of a world in which these technologies are considered "futuristic." By next year, early adopters will have them in their homes. Within three years they'll be mainstream.

  • NVidia looking at 3D Rendering-as-a-Service?

    By Allan Swann | 23 September, 2014 11:26

    NVidia has released its new Quadro range of enterprise graphics cards, and they offer offsite 3D rendering via the Cloud for industrial applications. While only hybrid or private Cloud at this stage, logic would dictate that NVidia would provide rendering as a service in the future, opening up a new market.

  • SDN and Network Virtualization: A Reality Check

    By Jim Metzler | 09 September, 2014 23:23

    The Software Defined Networking movement is still evolving, but profiles of SDN users are becoming more clear and we're getting a bead on some of the common evaluation criteria companies are using to gauge how to go forward. We also have a sense of when companies expect to start the process in earnest.

Reviews
  • First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

    By Paul Venezia | 13 March, 2015 07:06

    In the not so distant past, VMware held a long and commanding lead in the server virtualization space, offering core features that were simply unmatched by the competition. In the past few years, however, competition in virtualization has been fierce, the competitors have drawn near, and VMware has been left with fewer ways to distinguish itself.

  • First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

    By Paul Venezia | 13 March, 2015 05:07

    In the not so distant past, VMware held a long and commanding lead in the server virtualization space, offering core features that were simply unmatched by the competition. In the past few years, however, competition in virtualization has been fierce, the competitors have drawn near, and VMware has been left with fewer ways to distinguish itself.

  • Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset

    By Elias Plastiras | 16 February, 2015 13:58

    Expectations around our Sydney office weren’t very high when we took possession of Samsung’s Gear VR headset. Even though we had a keen interest to see what Samsung's teaming with Oculus has come up with for this consumer offering of virtual reality, the consensus was that it would be perhaps be lame and not worth the effort. By the end of the second day, however, even the most cynical of our staff members were enthralled by some of the things they saw.

  • Review: Dell's 13G PowerEdge R730xd, a workhorse server with a kick

    By Paul Ferrill | 09 September, 2014 20:09

    Hardware improvements, rich storage options, and plenty of room for expansion add up to a very fast, flexible 2U workhorse

  • PaaS shoot-out: Cloud Foundry vs. OpenShift

    By Martin Heller | 13 August, 2014 20:06

    Cloud Foundry shines with broad application support and stellar ease of use, but OpenShift has the edge in management and automation

  • Intel redefines desktop and mobile computing

    There's never been a better time for a business to refresh its devices. Intel offers a range of business solutions, from Servers to SSD, but also 2 in 1 products and also the NUC unit which is set to revolutionise your desktop. Click here to read more information on these products.. Read more

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