Virtualisation News, Features, and Interviews

  • AWS offers to put its infrastructure in your data centre

    Amazon Web Services has launched a private preview of ‘AWS Outposts’: A new offering that involves the deployment of AWS-designed hardware within a customer’s own data centre.

    29 Nov. 18 14:16 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud

    IBM is moving Watson Cognitive Health to the hybrid cloud to offer greater access to a larger pool of payer and health record information for analytics.

    01 Nov. 18 05:23 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • The IBM-Red Hat deal: what it means for enterprises

    IBM hopes the acquisition of Red Hat will give its customers the tools to expand their use of cloud by creating and deploying cloud-friendly applications on a larger scale, a goal shared by IBM competitors Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

    30 Oct. 18 09:00 Written by Michael Cooney
  • IBM says buying Red Hat makes it the biggest in hybrid cloud

    In a move that IBM says will make it the world’s leader in hybrid cloud, the company says it’s going to buy open-source giant Red Hat for US$34 billion, banking on what it sees as Red Hat’s potential to become the operating system of choice for cloud providers.

    30 Oct. 18 00:14 Written by Tim Greene
  • Chemist Warehouse plans AR guides, IoT sensors for stores

    The Chemist Warehouse chain of discount pharmacies is contemplating installing thousands of sensors in each of its stores to track customer preferences and providing augmented reality guides via customers' smartphones that would help them navigate around its stores.

    18 Oct. 18 14:41 Written by Stuart Corner
  • What is a private cloud? (And some things that it's not)

    Here's a clear definition of private cloud that should help lift some of misconceptions about what private cloud is and is not, and reaffirm that private cloud is definitely not dead.

    17 Oct. 18 09:12 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Cisco, SAP team-up to ease cloud, container integration, management

    The company’s announced that Cisco’s Container Platform will work with SAP’s Data Hub to integrate large data sets that may be in public clouds such as Amazon Web Services, Hadoop, Microsoft or Google and integrate them with private cloud or enterprise apps such as SAP S/4 HANA.

    03 Oct. 18 03:09 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Cisco CEO: Webex service outage unacceptable

    According to the company’s website a major outage began at 0122 GMT on September 25 and shut down all Webex services from – Calling, Meetings, Control Hub, Hybrid Services and Team.
    At the time the company stated that “Webex Teams services are currently impacted by an ongoing service outage. Engineering resources are online and working to restore services. We apologize for the impact and all hands are on deck to restore Teams, Meetings, Calling, Care and Context services.”

    27 Sept. 18 01:19 Written by Michael Cooney
  • 10 hot hybrid-cloud startups to watch

    With few enterprises using purely private or purely public cloud infrastructure, a range of startups has emerged to meet unique hybrid-cloud needs for management, storage and virtualization. Here are 10 hot hybrid cloud startups to keep an eye on.

    18 Sept. 18 20:00 Written by Jeff Vance
  • VMware has edge, AI, blockchain ambitions

    VMware's Project Dimension (edge computing), Project Magna (artificial intelligence) and Project Concord (enterprise blockchain) were all previewed at VMworld

    31 Aug. 18 07:39 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • VMware on AWS comes to Australia

    VMware has made its cloud based Software Defined Data Centre available on the AWS Sydney region, a year almost to the day since its launch in the US and almost two years after VMware and AWS announced plans to jointly develop the service.

    27 Aug. 18 10:00 Written by Stuart Corner
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