Virtualization is one of the most talked about concepts in IT these days. Last month, in part one of a two-part article, we talked about adoption trends for virtualization and its near- and long-term potential for the enterprise, based on the contents of a report from London, Ontario-based Info-Tech Research Group. This month we take a closer look at the impact of virtualization on small to mid-sized firms, and how the landscape for this technology will evolve over time.
Fixing a dysfunctional telephone line has traditionally been as frustrating as trying to hear someone over a crackly, overseas connection. Technology introduced by Avaya Inc. this week aims at making that process as easy as dialing a number. Dubbed Avaya Remote Managed Services for IP Telephony, the software-based suite monitors interaction between voice and data IP applications on a firm
Continuing its assault on the European IT outsourcing market, IBM Corp. has signed agreements to buy two Danish IT services companies and another to provide IT services to one of the country's largest banks.