Latest Virtualisation articles

VMware acquires Nicira in $1.26bn deal

VMware Horizon phone virtualisation
VMware expands from software virtualisation into network virtualisation
24 Jul 2012

CERT warns of new vulnerabilities in virtualisation software

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

‘Stolen’ VMware source code to be released on Saturday

VMware Horizon phone virtualisation
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

Veeam lands deal to back up airline's virtualised estate

Low-cost carrier Flybe has virtualised 75 per cent of its estate
04 Oct 2011

A boon for virtual machine security

New anti-virus solutions designed to make it easier and cheaper to protect large-scale virtual environments are hitting the market
20 Sep 2011

Thomas Cook servers take a trip

Travel firm signs server hosting deal with german IT services firm Lufthansa Systems
01 Sep 2011

It's Not About Apple vs. Microsoft, Or Apple vs. Google. It's About Freedom.


30 Aug 2011

VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas kicks off today

Event will show IT leaders how to get the best out of the vSphere 5 virtualisation platform
29 Aug 2011

Case study: Medical college transforms IT infrastructure

The Royal College of General Practitioners boosts IT resilience by virtualising its servers and investing in a new disaster recovery solution
17 Aug 2011

UK businesses invest in server virtualisation, but shun storage

Majority of companies undertaking server virtualisation projects, but few embarking on storage virtualisation initiatives, particularly in manufacturing, says NetApp survey
11 Aug 2011