Virtualization Article Archive:
This fastest-growing tech sector has more room to expand, and an analyst predicts a 7 percent annual rise.
The storage vendor will offer unified management and related services not only to its own hardware, but also that of storage rivals and, ultimately, any generic storage gear.
For the better part of the last decade, Citrix Systems’ channel program was a well-working yet highly subjective affair. That’s changing with two initiatives that formalize processes, increase certification requirements and impose objectivity. The goal: Provide partners with transparency, consistency and predictability in their Citrix practices.
Few can deny the area of governance, risk and compliance has experienced a revival over the last year, indicated by a dearth of new start-ups and legacy players touting innovative offerings. One of the biggest catalysts driving GRCs growth is the cloud.
The OpenDaylight Project, founded by the non-profit Linux Foundation, aims to overcome the disjointed and increasingly stagnant development of SDN with the tried and true method of developing a community-led meritocracy around an open-source framework backed by the resources on the deepest pockets in the industry.
HP’s release party for their hyperscale Moonshot servers was filled with references to HP’s desire to help save the planet. The real question for partners is whether Moonshot can help save the struggling vendor.
Cloud backup and disaster recovery firm Acronis launched its Small Office: Cloud Server Backup product, aimed squarely at the smallest of the small SMBs — the home office worker. It’s a release that signals a mental channel shift around security and data protection as the number of remote workers continues to grow.
DataCore Software, a specialist in storage virtualization solutions, is revamping its Americas channel program to engage with select partners focused on building value-oriented practices.
Ovum’s Enterprise 2020 report claims that in the next seven years, the technology landscape will change more than it has done in the past 30 years, and said businesses must act now to adapt, or risk being left behind by their own employees and markets.
With virtualization sales slowing and competition increasing, VMware and its partner, EMC, are placing growth hopes on Pivotal, a plan to spinoff strategic assets to form a new company focused on cloud computing and Big Data. These plans will go on display today as VMware executives meet with analysts in New York.