Latest Virtualisation articles

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

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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

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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

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“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

Manchester Airports Group opts for Esri GIS to manage 25-year growth plan

System will allow each airport to map and record asset information in one central database and share it between any department
14 Oct 2013

Research: trends in the data centre

John Leonard takes an in-depth look at the changes going on within data centres as the balance shifts between in-house and outsourced services
02 Oct 2013

Good news for cloud firms as more services quit the data centre

But cloud firms need to improve service levels and deliver on promises, according to research presented at the Computing Data Centre Summit 2013
24 Sep 2013

Cool future for data centres as efficiency comes first

Verne Global CEO Jeff Monroe tells Computing that data centres in energy efficient locations will only become more popular
18 Sep 2013

Driving down costs and carbon emissions at the University of St Andrews

Steven Watt, CIO at the University of St Andrews, talks to Computing’s Graeme Burton about an IT consolidation and virtualisation project that has enabled the 600-year-old institution to cut both costs and power consumption
04 Sep 2013

University of St Andrews consolidates and virtualises 400 servers in 50 locations

Project led by CIO Steven Watt intended to cut costs, power consumption and carbon emissions at the 600-year-old University
14 Aug 2013

Pinewood Studios Group 'saves 15 hours a week' with Veeam Essentials

Restoring Microsoft Exchange mailbox used to take firm a whole day, and now takes minutes
31 Jul 2013

Does desktop virtualisation enable the office of the future?

A panel of experts at a recent Computing event discusses VDI and other methods to enable productivity for today's workforce
26 Jul 2013

CIO interview: How Balfour Beatty will rationalise servers and applications in £50m deal with Fujitsu

Construction giant hopes to slash number of servers in half and cut thousands of applications
25 Jul 2013

IBM acquires cloud computing firm CSL International

Israeli firm's technology to be integrated into IBM's zEnterprise
11 Jul 2013

The nation's enterprise mobility plans revealed

Tablets and virtualised desktops leading the charge as workforces become more mobile
28 Jun 2013