Latest Virtualisation articles

Are appliance-like converged infrastructures the solution to data centre challenges?

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As data centres become more complex, many organisations are turning to the appliance-like approach offered by converged infrastructure
07 Nov 2014

How to prepare your data centre for the cloud era

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How is cloud computing affecting the design and build of data centres? Do evolving government standards affect the process? Are there different energy concerns when embracing the cloud?
31 Oct 2014

How will virtualisation evolution shape the future of data centres?

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Will the physical data centre become obsolete? Industry experts discuss how the growing spread of virtualisation will affect the traditional data centre
30 Oct 2014

Sky News improves data centre scalability with Red Hat solution

Upgraded IT infrastructure allows multimedia news provider to provide content at a faster rate
15 Oct 2014

Data centre DNA: how will it evolve?

John Leonard dissects the current state of data centre computing and puts emerging trends under the microscope
24 Sep 2014

The software-defined data centre explained

The software-defined data centre is an extension of current data centre trends, but vendor squabbles have confused the market
02 Sep 2014

Medway Council upgrades and virtualises its outdated IT estate

Medway Council shifts to virtual desktops to support its move to more flexible working
29 Aug 2014

Virtualisation cures Windows XP migration woes at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Jimmy Parker, development office lead at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, tells Danny Palmer why the trust opted to switch to a Liquidware Labs virtual interface
08 Aug 2014

'My ambition is to be the first team to have all trackside systems in the cloud,' says Caterham F1 IT head

Bill Peters, head of group IT at Caterham Group, tells Computing that a lot of the Formula 1 team's technology will be virtualized
30 Jul 2014

PernixData FVP virtualization software takes SEGA’s storage to the next level

SEGA Networks adopts PernixData FVP software to optimise gaming service platform
28 Jul 2014

Ten per cent of IT leaders deliberately compromise on security

Computing Research finds troubling holes in data centre security.
01 Jul 2014

80 per cent of data centres still using physical security to protect virtualised estate

And only a fifth of those are taking steps to phase it out
18 Jun 2014

If you can’t get business done, tight data centre security is worthless, warns Trend Micro

Think about the application of technology as well as the capability, says VP of cloud
17 Jun 2014

Data analytics for business advantage


06 Jun 2014

Datacentres Europe 2014: Brand-name data centre servers have 'three to five years until extinction', predicts VMware CTO

Future of industry lies in "white boxes made by companies you've never heard of", says Joe Baguley
29 May 2014

Pulling together – what converged infrastructure means for data centres

Converged platforms promise to simplify data centre upgrades and maintenance, so why does uptake appear so sluggish? John Leonard investigates
22 May 2014

Going with the flow: an interview with Severn Trent Water CIO Myron Hrycyk

Peter Gothard hears how Severn Trent Water is riding the enterprise mobility wave and tapping into predictive analytics
13 May 2014

EMC World 2014: "In two years, software-defined data centres will be the norm" says Cancer Research UK

Head of infrastructure Mick Briggs reflects on EMC's part in a changing industry attitudes
09 May 2014

EMC gives Lotus F1 go-faster stripes as sport reins in technological excesses

Will virtualisation, a push into the cloud and a flirtation with big data give Lotus the edge it needs?
07 May 2014

Software defined networking: IT leaders remain to be convinced

Forty per cent of data centre managers have never heard of SDN, according to a Computing survey. So what’s holding the technology back, asks John Leonard
29 Apr 2014

"What VMware was to server virtualisation we want to be to network virtualisation" - Pluribus

But don't mention SDN, says CMO Dave Ginsburg
02 Apr 2014

London borough to roll out Google Chromebooks to escape Microsoft's licensing costs

Barking and Dagenham claims it would have to pay over £200,000 more to replace outgoing Windows XP desktops with Windows 7 PCs
02 Apr 2014

Building a smarter university

University of Southampton data centre manager Mike Powell tells Danny Palmer how a string of recent infrastructure projects will benefit students, staff – and the environment
25 Mar 2014

Cloud storage economics don’t work for us, says on-premise National Theatre

“It’s the transfer costs particularly,” says IT director McFadden
10 Mar 2014