Latest Virtualisation articles

Thomas Cook servers take a trip

Thomas Cook aeroplane
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

Welcome sign in Las Vegas
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

Surrey County Council tech refresh has saved £70m says IT head

The head of IT at council welcomes spending cuts as an opportunity to innovate
05 Aug 2011

Datacentres greener than expected thanks to recession

A new report has revealed that modern datacentres are using less power than originally predicted
01 Aug 2011

Van insurer saves truck-loads through server and storage refresh

Autonet has slashed hardware spending by implementing VMware and NetApp technologies
27 Jul 2011

CIOs still reluctant to take desktop virtualisation plunge

Buyers are worried about unintentionally investing in the 'Betamax of virtualisation'
20 Jul 2011

Oracle unveils virtual desktop app for the iPad

The app supports Oracle’s Siebel CRM
07 Jul 2011

Computing Research: Are backups a brake on the virtualisation revolution?

Backing up applications and data from an environment that includes multiple VMs and hypervisors can be a real challenge
04 Jul 2011

Virtualisation enables IT-as-a-Service

IT leaders gathered at a Computing Forum to discuss the benefits of virtualisation
22 Jun 2011

IT Leaders Forum: Thin clients are not greener than old PCs

Intel chief argues that businesses need to reconsider their green decisions
16 Jun 2011

IT Leaders Forum: Open-source hypervisors challenge main players

Attendees praise the impact KVM and other open source players are having
15 Jun 2011

IT Leaders Forum: Virtualisation – From Planning to Implementation

The event kicks off at 3pm today
14 Jun 2011

IT Leaders Forum: from plan to rollout

Computing's next event will look at both the planning and implementation of virtualisation
10 Jun 2011

Oracle launches private cloud offering

Says its Oracle Optimised Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure is more cost-effective than the competition
09 Jun 2011

Cambridge and Papworth trusts team up for e-hospital tender

Trusts' joint tender includes tablets, virtualisation and cloud implementations for common technology platform
07 Jun 2011

Storage choices for virtual servers

Virtualisation strategies are usually only as effective as the storage architectures that underpin them
01 Jun 2011

Dell adds thin clients to OptiPlex portfolio

The FX130 and FX170 target data entry and knowledge workers
25 May 2011

Desktop virtualisation – avoid dogma and conventional wisdom

How should large enterprises make an accurate business case for virtual desktop infrastructure implementations?
19 May 2011

VMware extends SaaS portfolio by acquiring Shavlik

Deal will help it to serve the needs of small and medium-sized businesses
17 May 2011

EMC World 2011: Security needs a new model for virtual world

EMC COO Pat Gelsinger says that security needs to move from physical to logical
11 May 2011

Interview: KPMG CIO Bryan Clark

KPMG’s IT chief explains the roles the cloud and virtualisation are playing in the accounting giant’s IT strategy, and how he is assessing the potential of tablet devices
10 May 2011