VMware offers ‘just-in-time’ desktops with new Workspace Suite

SAN FRANCISCO — VMware Inc. released a new desktop/mobile management suite that will bring together cloud platforms it has recently acquired and its own cloud layer technology into a single console. At its

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Cloud security software provider adds location-based protection

The advantage of virtualization is that it lets administrators put virtual machines anywhere in the cloud. The disadvantage of virtualization is that unless secured they can be copied by anyone and taken anywhere.

Published on: August 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Are you ready for open source CPUs?

Open source software has been around for years, and for obvious reasons -- all it takes is a PC to churn out code. And developers can make anything -- operating systems, networking systems,

Published on: August 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

How prepared is your IT infrastructure?

Cloud computing is going to become increasingly important to CIOs as they plan their organization’s IT strategy. However, the on-premise data centre isn’t going to disappear. Which begs the question of whether current

Published on: August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Bring Google scale to your datacentre

One of the pleasures of being a giant data processing company is the scale it gives for buying and creating new technologies. Service and content providers like Google, Twitter and others have found

Published on: August 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Outsourcing and the cloud

Outsourcing and its younger and faster-growing cousin, cloud computing, have come to occupy an increasing amount of time in the planning of CIOs -- to the point where some are wondering if they

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP offers analytics as a service

Organizations that have big data processing needs have a new option for crunching the number. Hewlett-Packard Co.has announced HAVEn As a Service, a cloud-based way enterprises can subscribe to several of its big

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian CIOs focus on core technologies for digital success

By Adam McCormac, Gartner, Inc. Along with their counterparts around the world, Canadian CIOs are transitioning to a new era of enterprise IT. In this era of digitization CIOs must build digital leadership

Published on: August 8th, 2014 Gartner

HP offers lean virtual private cloud

Cloud computing must be getting competitive: Even the big companies are getting price-sensitive. For example, Hewlett-Packard Co. this week announced its Helion Managed Virtual Private Cloud Lean, a managed infrastructure-as-a-service solution what is says

Published on: August 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon