Latest Virtualisation articles

Crossflight points to public cloud limitations

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Courier firm says cloud works for email and CRM, but not bespoke applications
26 Oct 2012

Research: Virtualising mission-critical apps – part 2

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John Leonard examines the technical and institutional hurdles to the virtualisation of core business systems
03 Oct 2012

Research: virtualising mission-critical applications

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A Computing survey seeks to find out if mission-critical software is a barrier to consolidation
19 Sep 2012

It’s all in the detail – just what is cloud recovery all about?


11 Sep 2012

VMware picks up big data analytics tool Log Insight

Shopping spree continues for virtualisation vendor
08 Aug 2012

CTO Interview: William Hewish, Severn Trent Water

Hewish tells Computing about virtualised desktops, mobile and flexible working, security and collaborative tools in his organisation
07 Aug 2012

When an apple is not an apple


31 Jul 2012

VMware acquires Nicira in $1.26bn deal

VMware expands from software virtualisation into network virtualisation
24 Jul 2012

CERT warns of new vulnerabilities in virtualisation software

Windows 7 also at risk – but all Linuxes safe, says CERT
15 Jun 2012

‘Stolen’ VMware source code to be released on Saturday

The source code dates back as far as 2003 and 2004
01 May 2012

Gain better control of your data with enterprise database consolidation

Join us for this Computing web seminar, in which the Head of BI at the Co-operative Group Nick Colebourn will be explaining just how he reigned in the Group’s sprawling database estate and how significant savings were realised and data quality improved as a result.
19 Apr 2012

National Air Traffic Services moves to virtualised desktop environment

The move will facilitate bring-your-own-device scheme and boost productivity
26 Mar 2012

Cloud saves Isle of Man government £250,000 a year

Microsoft Hyper-V technology supports move to the cloud
14 Mar 2012

Personal cloud will oust personal computers by 2014, predicts Gartner

Analyst firm announces the end of an era – sort of
13 Mar 2012

Opinion: Storage virtualisation in the cloud

Cloud-based managed service providers are well equipped to tackle latency and compliance issues
01 Mar 2012

College saves £500,000 with virtual desktop project

Managed print services were rolled out as part of the project
27 Feb 2012

A cure for bulging datacentres


21 Feb 2012

Insurer saves time and energy with Citrix VDI

Groupama has replaced 350 desktops with new virtual desktop infrastructure
10 Feb 2012

The changing face of the datacentre


31 Jan 2012

Interview: Rob Fraser Sainsbury's CIO and BCS/Computing CIO of the Year 2011

By driving harder bargains with its technology suppliers and reducing costs through virtualisation, Sainsbury’s has been able to boost IT investment and deliver better deals for its customers
10 Jan 2012

Microsoft reveals virtualised storage with Windows 8 – but is it too little too late?

Storage Spaces is being pitched to replace Microsoft’s NTFS
09 Jan 2012

Does virtualisation cause data centre bottlenecks?

The CTO of telecommunications firm Interoute discusses data centre bottlenecks caused by virtualisation - is it a valid concern?
09 Dec 2011

Review: Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac

Desktop virtualisation from Parallels – but make sure your Mac has enough system memory
25 Nov 2011

Interview: Hertfordshire County Council head of technology Dave Mansfield

With services firm Serco taking care of most of the day-to-day IT work at Hertfordshire council, Dave Mansfield and his small team are free to focus on long-term solutions
04 Oct 2011