Networks Generation:

Virtualisation


August 8, 2014  2:19 PM

Next Gen Network Management

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
CA, Cloud Computing, HP, IBM, IBM Tivoli, Moogsoft, Network management, Virtualisation

IT and networking reinvents itself partially or wholly every few years, and here we are again now - distributed, virtualised, cloud (private and public) based, hybrid networks... So where does this leave traditional Network Management (NetMan) applications?

Every few...

May 1, 2014  11:54 AM

Finally Solving Network and Storage Capacity Planning?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Capacity planning, CiRBA, Networking, Requirement, Virtualisation, VMware

Interesting how some elements of IT seem to be around forever without being cracked.

remember working with a couple of UK start-ups in the 90s on...


February 8, 2011  11:56 AM

App-DNA Goes All App-V On Me

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
App-DNA, App-V, AppTitude, Compatibility, IE6, IE8, Microsoft, Netevents, Virtualisation

I mentioned recently that I'd been working with the App-DNA guys from Londinium on discovering just how its' AppTitude product can make our Broadband-Testing website IE8 compatible (and a host of apps we tested - checkout our website if you haven't seen the report yet) and now the company has gone...


September 29, 2010  12:16 PM

Autumn Turkey, Modern English And Real Virtualisation

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
HP, ISP, Linkedin, Netevents, Security, Spam, Spirent, telecoms, TippingPoint, Virtualisation

Hello from yet another Netevents - my bi-annual vendor/analyst/press jolly, sorry - symposium, that I am attending as a judge of the awards of the same name (as well as a CW blogger, a tester, alleged wine expert etc).

This one's in Istanbul, where there appears to be lots going on in...


August 27, 2010  12:05 PM

Flying Around The World In Virtual Mode

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3Com, Access Points, Certero, HP, IPS, Security, Spirent, Testing, Virtualisation, WLAN

This summer's been interesting.

It's supposed to be holiday time, but the IT world is mega-active at the moment. Consequently I've been out to Utah with a client there, Paris and now... er, Crawley (where the "summer" weather is 12 degrees and the sky has consisted of several varying...


March 3, 2010  4:02 PM

Magical Storage?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Isilon, Storage, Virtualisation


IT is often accused, and rightly so, of being too "dry".

Some - well most - of the industry just begs to have to proverbial taken out of it. So it's good to see my storage mates Isilon - and American (ok - Seattle) at that - prepared to laugh at themselves.

Check out...


May 14, 2009  4:04 PM

Virtual Time Travelling

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
BT, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Microsoft, Virtualisation, VMware

I couldn't help noticing that Microsoft - in a bid to compete with VMware's new world of Cloud Computing (i.e. new take on old variation) - is offering live migration with its hypervisor on a newly available download of.... "Windows Server 2008 R2" - and I could have sworn it was 2009...


March 18, 2009  7:29 PM

Cisco Serves It Up To Competition

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Cisco, Dell, HP ProCurve, IBM, Juniper, Storage, Virtualisation

Remember the days when IBM tried to rule the world?

Now, everyone seems to be trying to get in on the act, with Cisco being the latest this week to decide that networking alone is not enough. With the launch of its its Unified Computing System, comprising...


January 20, 2009  4:43 PM

2009 – A Virtual Year?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Change management, NNT, Solarflare, Virtualisation, Virtualization, VMware, Zeus

I was alerted recently to an interesting conundrum that is VMworld 2009.

This is an exhibition, hosted by VMware, taking place next month in Cannes - and you can take a stroll around the virtual exhibition at www.vmworld.com - I managed to head to...


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