Latest Virtualisation articles

Ensuring availability in a changing world

New trends in enterprise IT delivery are forcing CIOs to rethink how availability is managed
20 May 2010

Security: Get the board on board

The first step to building a robust security framework is to make it clear to senior executives that ultimately it is their backsides on the line should a breach occur, writes Freeform Dynamics analyst Jon Collins
27 Apr 2010

World Wildlife Fund cuts emissions with videoconferencing

UK arm of WWF reduces carbon footprint with videoconferencing and trials thin-client systems
16 Apr 2010

PaperlinX outsources IT and comms to Bull and BT

Paper company spends €22m on five-year deal for desktop management, helpdesk and datacentre services
05 Feb 2010

Oracle sheds light on its Sun plans

The database giant hopes its acquisition of Sun will enable it to achieve the kind of hegemony IBM enjoyed in the 1960s and 1970s. But what does it plan to do with Sun’s products?
02 Feb 2010

Q&A: CERN group leader of fabric infrastructure and operations, Tony Cass

Cass explains how CERN is processing data from Large Hadron Collider experiments in a virtual environment for the first time
15 Jan 2010

Q&A: Novell chief executive Ron Hovsepian

Hovsepian explains how Novell will tap into cloud and virtualisation markets
06 Jan 2010

Chester Zoo goes green with Hyper-V

Virtualisation rollout cuts Chester Zoo's energy bill by £11,000 a year and gives ROI in under three years
04 Jan 2010

Novell moves to allay cloud and virtualisation fears

Technology roadmap of five middleware products to tackle security and performance issues
08 Dec 2009

Sun touts new Solaris cluster software

Firm promises cost savings and better virtualisation support
04 Dec 2009

Six steps to greater datacentre efficiency

Forrester Research offers best practice advice
10 Nov 2009

The changing face of the datacentre

Pressure on organisations to cut capital expenditure, reduce energy consumption and slash emissions is giving rise to a new generation of leaner, cleaner datacentres
03 Nov 2009

IT leaders call the shots at the BBC

BBC chief technology officer John Linwood explains how a shake-up in IT management is cutting costs while spurring on innovation at the broadcaster
22 Oct 2009

Gartner outlines 10 strategic technologies for 2010

Cloud computing and green solutions high on the list for next year
21 Oct 2009

Ballmer rejects call for simpler software licensing

But tells customers to email him with their problems
05 Oct 2009

Virtualisation in the real world

It is essential for businesses to acknowledge and plan for the costs and restrictions of software licensing deals when considering virtualisation
01 Oct 2009

IPCC IT overhaul will see police complaints handled online

The body that polices the police signs 10-year, £45m IT contract for technology refresh and to support online customer services
11 Sep 2009

Making sure storage is firing on all cylinders

A storage overhaul has made Benfield Motor Group’s data more secure and easier to manage, and also helped to drive up the performance and responsiveness of its entire IT function
08 Sep 2009

Q&A: Paul Congdon, chief technology officer, HP ProCurve

The CTO of HP's network equipment division talks about network virtualisation, how to convince recession-hit users to upgrade, and taking on Cisco
04 Sep 2009

Bolton Wanderers achieves virtual success

A new virtualisation infrastructure and disaster-recovery systems means the football club's IT systems will be better able to withstand match-day pressure
28 Aug 2009

VMware profit falls and sales flat

But vSphere product release a success, says chief executive
23 Jul 2009

Cost control the number one priority for IT

e-Skills UK survey shows firms top priority is costs and chief worry is the strength of the pound
19 Jun 2009

Case study: Surrey County Council rolls out a new desktop strategy

Local authority aims to cut energy costs, upgrade legacy kit and support more mobile users with a Citrix-based project
19 Jun 2009

Market forces drive innovation at Axa

Before taking on a project, the insurance giant’s IT team must show it can outperform external providers
11 Jun 2009