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February 22, 2012  10:17 AM

. . . and Virtual Sharp targets a similar niche

Posted by: Editor
disaster recovery, Hyper-v, server virtualisation, snapshots, v-index, Vmware

Virtual Sharp makes software that orchestrates the disaster recovery process. The software runs from the DR site and tracks the configuration of virtual machines;

January 30, 2012  9:50 AM

Tintri and a new breed of VM storage

Posted by: Editor
datastore, lun, nutanix, Tintri, Vmware

A new breed of storage device is appearing, driven -- as are many things right now -- by the needs of server virtualisation and, specifically, the need to speed up I/O to and from the drives.

These are the

October 19, 2011  9:38 AM

VMworld: VMware’s cloud vision has a storage-shaped hole in it

Posted by: Editor
chargeback, cloud storage, private cloud, Vmware, Vmworld

As you arrive at VMware’s VMworld extravaganza in Copenhagen this week, you are left in no doubt about the company’s key message—the cloud—and how VMware will help you achieve it.

So, what does VMware mean by the cloud? Well, it turns out its...

October 19, 2011  8:28 AM

VMworld/Neverfail: Leading the life of pilot fish

Posted by: Editor
failover, high availability, Neverfail, vcenter server heartbeat, Vmware, Vmworld

While some vendors must look in many directions to keep up with developments in server virtualisation, others lead an apparently less...

October 19, 2011  8:02 AM

VMworld/Acronis: The backup game is stretched by server virtualisation

Posted by: Editor
Acronis, backup, Hyper-v, red hat, Vmware, Vmworld

Speaking to SMB/small-enterprise backup vendor Acronis at VMworld in Copenhagen this week, it’s apparent that the backup game is stretched* as a result of the impact of virtual server technology.

For years Acronis had one basic platform—Backup...


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