KnoaÂŽ Software, the leading provider of end-user experience and performance management software, today announced the availability Knoa Virtual/Cloud Experience Manager (VCEM). Knoa VCEM is the first truly âoff-the-shelfâ product that monitors and manages real end-user experience for enterprise applications that are running in virtualized environments, delivered via SaaS, or provisioned via Cloud Computing.
News: Cisco and EMC, Together With VMware, Form Coalition to Accelerate Pervasive Virtualization and Private Cloud Infrastructures
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Unprecedented Collaboration Heralds Business-Ready IT Infrastructure Packages and Single Point of Contact for Design, Service and Support; Cisco-EMC Solutions Joint Venture Also Established to Help Enable Customer Adoption Cisco and EMC, together with VMware, today introduced the Virtual Computing Environment coalition, an unprecedented collaboration of three information technology (IT) industry leaders. The coalition has been…
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Now the VMware has release Capacity IQ it is worth taking a look at the category of Capacity Planning and Monitoring Tools for VMWare (and other virtualization platforms), and see how they compare to VMware’s offering. This article highlights a couple of the capabilities of each product and is not intended to be an exhaustive product review. More detail is contained in the White Paper available for download at the end of this article.
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I was recently on an island and it got me thinking of how would I move my company to the island. The company services people around the world, but would also service local to the island. Does virtualization really help me here? Why do I ask this, because an island is often prone to the vagaries of mother nature: Lava, Flooding, Typhoon, Hurricane, Earthquakes, humidity, desert, power fluctuations, etc. The list is pretty endless. So how would you move a business to or from an Island? Is this where the Cloud becomes a mature component? If so how much cloud do you need?
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The number one reason to adopt FCoE today is to reduce heat, energy, cable plant and space. Data center networks are converging, but are not converged.
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Citrix has recently joined the Linux Foundation, and there is a report (which they seem to have endorsed) that they plan to open source XenServer. Thatâs not Xen, itâs XenServer â not the kernel, the product, the thing you stick on your server instead of ESXi, or sometimes vSphere.
It is entirely possible that Citrix’s lawyers have noticed that XenServer was so infected with GPL code that it was already Open Source anyway.
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During Gartner Symposium/ITxpo outlook for the server virtualization market, Gartner dropped two very interesting numbers on the audience. The first was that only 16% of the workloads worldwide are running in virtual machines today. This is a far lower number than has been suggested by any number of other sources. Gartner went on to predict…