At VMworld 2012, security suppliers plan to showcase new antimalware protection, policy enforcement products to secure VMware environments.
Scale Computing's HC3 clustered system includes storage capacity, compute and virtual machines built in.
Maginatics claims its MagFS cloud file sharing service has the scale and security to stand out to enterprises in a crowded market.
Quantum packages vmPRO virtual backup, DXi dedupe target and offsite data centers into Q-Cloud DR and backup services.
Giving analytics professionals control of small amounts of space in data warehouses lets them experiment with data sets in a managed environment.
CMS calls for state Medicaid IT leaders to share their ICD-10 implementation difficulties; AHIMA responds to ICD-10 delay.
News briefs: NetApp moves into server flash cache to compete with EMC's VFCache and strikes up a reseller deal with Fusion-io. Plus, more news from Dell, Nimbus, Quest, Amazon, Virsto and others.
Samsung has lashed out at Apple after losing its US court battle over patents that led to a $12bn loss for Samsung in market value
International oil company Saudi Aramco claims to be over a cyber attack on 15 August and maintains that oil production was not disrupted
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Holiday company Villa Plus is using IBM business analytics software to support its advertising campaigns as it increases its number of properties by 40%
MasterCard is to work with Everything Everywhere to develop mobile payments exclusively for the mobile network operator’s customers
Juniper Networks has named Mark Quartermaine as its new area vice president of the UK and Ireland, with a brief to get his teeth into its service provider and enterprise business.
Security researchers have spotted a new Java vulnerability in the wild for which there is no security patch as yet
IBM has bolstered its expertise in the growing social business game after spending $1.3bn (£823m) on Kenexa, a recruitment and ‘talent’ management specialist based in the States.
With hardware margins about as thin as an After Eight these days, the opportunity to flog a personal computer that could be worth up to £80,000 is not to be sniffed at.
In his first act as incoming VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger used a VMworld keynote on Monday to ditch its controversial vRAM licensing scheme.
IT skills certification provider, CompTIA, and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) have had their CompTIA Storage+ powered by SNIA certification accredited by the ISO.
After the sudden announcement of the stage 2 meaningful use rules, experts got to work unpacking their contents. They found few surprises.
Disability activists intend to protest against Olympic sponsor and IT supplier Atos for the way it carries out work capability assessments
One of the elements of a successful enterprise social network deployment is a corporate culture that prioritizes open communication among employees.
The Java zero-day flaw affects users of Mozilla, Internet Explorer and Safari.
Comms software provider Mitel has announced a new partnership with technology distributor SDG to sell hosted and virtual voice and unified communications based on the VMware desktop virtualisation platform.
VMware debuted a network virtualization package, vCloud Networking and Security, and updated distributed vSwitch at Vmworld, but no Nicira details.
The vCloud Networking and Security package, featuring vShield Edge and vShield App, is designed to make virtualization security easier to implement.
Printing and imaging supplier Lexmark is quitting the inkjet market in a bid to make annualised savings of $95m (£60m).
IT managers have more cloud options thanks to increasingly flexible management tools, though much of the technology has yet to be proven.
Kelway has today reported a 17% rise in EBITDA for its fiscal 2012, along with a 35% uptick in topline sales thanks to growth in its cloud offering, and its acquisition of Microsoft LAR status.
When outsourcing IT operations, midmarket companies sometimes find that a better and less expensive workforce lives much closer than India.
Enterprise social networking and collaboration efforts come with high failure rates. Here's how to beat the odds.
Claiming "flash should be everywhere," EMC upgraded its server-based VFCache flash caching product and showed off its "Project X" all-flash array at VMworld.
A panel of more than 10 industry experts selected the best technologies for TechTarget'’s Best of VMworld 2012 awards. And the winners are …
VMware uses EMC Avamar to bring dedupe and file restores to its new vSphere Data Protection (VDP) SMB backup product.
Final meaningful use stage 2 criteria indicates stronger focus on patient engagement, HIE. Read this chart to find out more about the meaningful use program.
The fusion of VMware vCloud with vCenter Operations and Server has already begun with version 5.1, but sources say further integration is coming.
IBM unveils a smaller, faster, more secure mainframe computer to compete with increasingly popular, low-cost, PC-based enterprise servers
Google says the number of requests by copyright holders to have content removed has doubled in the past month to 1.5 million a week
Juniper Networks updates its vGW virtualisation security tool to target service providers looking for better security on a larger scale
The FBI has arrested another suspected member of LulzSec in connection with a breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer systems
Manchester-based services provider ANS Group has proclaimed its Infrastructure 3.0 (i3) proposition a rip-roaring success after powering to record profits and sales during the financial year ending 31 March.
Wireless vendors are offering Bonjour gateway to help Apple customers support and manage the Bonjour protocol across their corporate network.
Sennheiser has appointed former Rocom corporate sales boss Jane Craven director of sales and marketing, in the first director-level appointment for its UK Professional Telecoms division.
Citrix is in the process of making a series of tweaks to its Elite Partner Academy training scheme, including the addition of more technical training on its own products.
VMware has fleshed out its desktop virtualisation strategy with products designed to make desktop computing more manageable
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Apple Premium Reseller Square Group has bought into the audio-visual market with the purchase of sector specialist, Digital Vision AV.
As multi-tenant and hosted UC models emerge, enterprises must read between the lines to select the right service delivery model for UCaaS.
Six months after losing its hard disk drive crown to Seagate when its Thai facilities were flooded, Western Digital (WD) is again sitting pretty on top of the global hard disk drive market.
The latest variant of the banking Trojan is causing numerous problems, Symantec said.
VDI offers a way to deliver apps to tablets, but VMware's Horizon Suite may become a better alternative.
Through improved processing speed and reduced costs, IBM's new zEnterprise mainframe hopes to turn hybrid cloud customers' heads.
Mobile video streaming can disrupt WLAN performance, so engineers are re-architecting networks and taking precautions to handle video traffic.
Basic Java sandboxing has been around since 1995, but flaws in the Java virtual machine are highly targeted. Experts are calling on Oracle to do more.
VMware's Horizon Suite will bundle its Horizon Application Manager, Project Octopus and Horizon Mobile products, but IT pros will have to wait until next year to see it in action.
A new Gartner hype cycle breaks down the big data market into 47 technologies and titles, with many clumped along the "peak of inflated expectations."
Samsung is to be able to keep all its products on sale in the US for at least another three months after Apple’s application for a ban on some product sales was rescheduled
The latest Java zero-day vulnerability is already available to users of the Metasploit tool and Blackhole exploit kit, say security researchers
The electronics firm might be facing legal action in the US, but in Europe it is unveiling its Ativ range to show it is still a force in mobile
US President Barack Obama has promised to fight for a free internet, while answering questions on social networking site Reddit
More than half of Britons believe the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will benefit UK businesses in the long run
2e2 has partnered up with flash memory vendor Violin Memory to help its customers access flash memory arrays.
IT solutions and comms specialist Lanway have appointed Julie Anderson as account manager extending their education expertise.
Intel revealed the capability four years ago, but today Integrated Device Technology confirmed it would develop and build chipsets for wireless charging
Incident response investigations show businesses cannot rely on antivirus systems alone for protection, say security researchers
After the European server market saw yet another quarter of decline, Gartner analysts have warned there is little prospect of imminent recovery.
Although smaller government agencies are shying away from the cloud, FedRAMP certification for cloud providers may sway more government customers.
Data breaches in the UK across all sectors have increased an average of more than tenfold in the past five years, research has uncovered.
Execs from cloud providers Microsoft, Amazon, Rackspace and Salesforce speak on top customer questions: security, outages, SLAs and data ownership.
With a planned $1.3 billion acquisition, IBM cannonballs into a growing SaaS HR segment already roiled by SAP and Oracle moves.
London’s home of cricket will give spectators the chance to get online for free after signing a five year deal with the BSkyB Wi-Fi provider
Fujitsu has embarked on a recruitment drive with the intent of doubling the number of channel-facing personnel in its Partner Centre organisation.
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HP is continuing to suffer as a result of Oracle dropping Itanium support while Dell’s enterprise strategy gains momentum
Many IT pros commended the technical improvements in vSphere 5.1, saying they were just as important as the move away from vRAM licensing.
Read what incoming VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and others had to say about the consumerization of IT at this year's show.
The latest update fixes widely exploited zero-day vulnerabilities. Metasploit manager praises company for fast turnaround.
At VMworld 2012 network pros didn't get the Nicira news they hoped for, but they did see some interesting virtualization networking technologies.
A supporter of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has hacked a Hertfordshire Police website and posted data apparently relating to members of the force
The UK national Cyber Security Challenge has announced two new competitions to launch a risk analysis and policy development stream
Computacenter has upped its interim shareholder interim dividend by 11.1% despite booking a 9.7% slide in adjusted pre-tax profit in the first half of its financial year.
Q2 figures show businesses are investing in wireless networks despite the economic downturn, according to analyst organisation Dell’Oro
Companies around the world have failed to address cyber threats, according to a survey from security organisation Kaspersky Lab
HP, Dell, Asus, Toshiba, Lenovo and Sony have announced products, from laptops to smartphones, which will run Microsoft’s new operating system.
The ‘Information Sharing Challenge Fund’ will give NHS organisations up to £99,000 for new digital services
CSA will work with Fujitsu Laboratories of America on best practices, standards for securing big data.
Q2 figures show businesses are investing in wireless networks despite the economic downturn, according to analyst organisation Dell’Oro.
Companies around the world have failed to address cyber threats, according to a survey from security organisation Kaspersky Lab.
A protest about French outsourcing firm Atos’ work capability assessments for disabled people on benefits has moved from the company’s headquarters to the Department for Work and Pensions
Adobe admits it has buckled under pressure from UK partners, such as the BBC, to keep Flash Player on the Google Play Store
Somerset County Council is making preparations for legal action from Southwest One, the shared services joint venture it formed with IBM in 2007.
As summer 2012 ends, we review the most popular cloud computing advice and tips on SearchCloudProvider.com. Miss something? We'll catch you up.
Server sales have been down in recent months but the new Windows Server launch may restart x86 server hardware purchases -- as soon as IT gets done testing it.
News briefs: VMware uses EMC Avamar to bring dedupe and file restores to its vSphere Data Protection SMB product. Plus, more news from VMworld San Francisco.
In this information-driven age, analyzing data is more important
than ever, but ensuring that it can be trusted should come first.