Cloud Computing


Ready or Not, the VM Era Is Over

The era of the VM is over, and IT is woefully unprepared for what comes next.

The Need for SSD Speed, Tempered by Virtualization Budgets

What IT department doesn't lust for the hottest new SSDs? Costs usually tempers that lust.

Oracle Releases Cloud Application Foundation 12c

The 12c version of Oracle's Cloud Application Foundation became available last week.

The Cloud Is Not a Science Project

Here are the considerations for designing your cloud strategy for long-term success.

6 Things You Don't Know About Deduplication in the Datacenter

It's what you don't know, or know incorrectly, that can stump you in your deduplication efforts.

The Essential VMware

To get your virtualization project off the ground, all you need to know about VMware are its core products. Here's an overview.

XenServer Now Fully an Open Source Project

Citrix also simplifies licensing for the commercial version that it will continue to sell and support.

You Don't Want to Miss This

Three Virtualization Review contributors give you their top VMworld 2013 sessions.

Microsoft Launches Azure Mobile Services and Azure Web Sites

The second-day keynote of Microsoft's Build conference focused on the back end, primarily the Windows Azure cloud platform.

Microsoft Gives Virtual Machines in Windows Azure a Security Boost

Those using Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud service now have access to a new security option that lets them block unauthorized users from accessing virtual machines.

XenServer Updated, Now Open Source Project

Improved performance, higher virtual CPU limits per host are new; so is simplified licensing.

Microsoft, Oracle Mend Fences To Ink Broad Cloud Pact

Microsoft and Oracle put their longtime rivalry on pause this week to announce a potentially far-reaching agreement to support all of Oracle's key software offerings on Microsoft's Windows Server, Hyper-V and Windows Azure services.

The Disaster Recovery Assurance Paradigm Shift

The cloud has shifted the frequency with which we need to test our systems' capabilities to come back from disaster, from months to right now and often.

Network Virtualization Key to IaaS Clouds

Here's why network virtualization is a better fit than traditional networking for IaaS cloud deployments.

ESXi is Hyper-V; Management Isn't

These intensely competitive hypervisors by all appearances are the same. But it's the tools for managing their environments that make all the difference in the world.

Study: Majority of Businesses Looking for Cloud Solutions

A new survey by 451 Research and sponsored by Microsoft indicates that the majority of businesses will turn to the cloud over the next two years.

Citrix's New Partner Program Opens Up Opportunities

This year's Citrix Summit conference, which took place this week in Anaheim, Calif., was an opportunity for the company to spotlight its recently revamped solution advisor partner program.

Any Time, Any Place: Citrix CEO Mark Templeton Takes Computing Where Users Need It

An interview with a long-standing tech CEO before he addresses the mobility troops at the company's Synergy conference.

Unlocking the True Potential of Hybrid Cloud

Automation and orchestration is the key to moving a cloud between its private and public manifestations.

Rackspace's New Offerings Allow Windows Apps To Run in OpenStack

Rackspace announced a new initiative to make it more attractive to have Windows apps run in its OpenStack environment.

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