Latest Virtualisation articles

Ten per cent of IT leaders deliberately compromise on security

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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

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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

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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

Betfair puts its money on VMware’s stack ahead of Cisco’s UCS

Betfair’s CIO tells Computing that the firm would have bet differently if they went through the VMware transition again
27 Feb 2014

Hammersmith and Fulham Council opts for Colt's VDI solution ahead of Citrix XenApp to reduce costs

Replacing Citrix Presentation Server will help council to save £2m in four years
03 Feb 2014

Bye bye BlackBerry, it's software not hardware that will secure mobility, says Good CEO

Christy Wyatt tells Computing why she believes a focus on securing the device rather than the data on it is the wrong approach
27 Jan 2014

St. Edmund's College picks VMware over Microsoft and Citrix because of 'better functionality'

Hertfordshire-based school anticipates £63,000 of savings from virtualisation project
02 Dec 2013

Lean, green and flexible: exploring the IT powering WWF's new HQ

When the WWF designed its new headquarters, it knew its IT infrastructure had to be able to support hot-desking, mobile working and video conferencing in a cost-effective and eco-friendly way. Danny Palmer went to Woking to find out if it succeeded
12 Nov 2013

University Hospitals of Leicester opts for IBM desktop virtualisation solution

Implementation across 14,000 staff designed to reduce desktop costs by 50 per cent and boost patient care
05 Nov 2013

VDI is not primarily about saving money, says VMware exec

Installing thin clients can be just as cost-effective, says Andy Tait
16 Oct 2013

VMware: 'We’ll sort out our relationship with Cisco over NSX platform

VMware's Michael Adams says that friction over NSX does not have to lead to irreparable damage
16 Oct 2013

Research: the top five IT budget busters

A Computing survey reveals the top sources of unexpected IT costs
15 Oct 2013

VMware buys desktop-as-a-service provider Desktone

Multi-tenant cloud platform is used by Cisco, Netapp, Dell and Time Warner
15 Oct 2013