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September 14, 2012  7:36 AM

Oracle refines Virtual Machine management

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Management, Oracle, Virtualisation

Oracle is pushing forward its technologies for managing instances of virtual machines. The company has this week announced the availability of its VM VirtualBox 4.2 open source, cross-platform virtualisation software. The product is designed to make it easier to manage larger numbers of similar...

June 7, 2012  12:12 PM

Single application blueprint self-service open hybrid cloud Nirvana

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
administrators, cloud, Cloud Computing, CloudForms, hybrid, Linux, Management, Open data, Open source, OpenStack, platform, Red Hat, Virtualisation

With its fingers in the OpenStack open source cloud platform pie and its personal interest in advancing its own (still OpenStack-compliant) cloud management platform, Red Hat has this week announced the general availability of Red Hat CloudForms calling it an "open hybrid cloud management platform"...


May 21, 2012  9:11 AM

US Army trains in open source 3-D virtual cyber-world

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Virtualisation

The US Army and associated federal agencies are said to be testing prototype "virtual world" technologies in a secure open source environment. Intended to simulate "in theatre" scenarios to stimulate team building skills and wider training and analysis initiatives, the work to test out as many as...


January 19, 2012  3:05 PM

Dual source “grown up” virtualisation comes of age

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Red Hat, Virtualisation

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 launches today with what is labelled as "significantly expanded" management tools and enhancements to its Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor. Technology analysts at IDC have argued that this is an "increasingly competitive" time in the...


October 3, 2011  1:04 PM

Emerging market “informação” fuelling Open Virtualization Alliance

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, OVA, Virtualisation

Savant Tecnologia da Informação is just one of the names reportedly helping the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) to swell its ranks just now. The open virtualisation consortium has said that OVA membership is growing significantly among companies in new global regions, including Asia Pacific...


August 18, 2011  9:11 AM

Shrek’s swamp built on a Red Hat cloud at DreamWorks

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Red Hat, Virtualisation

Yesterday saw the beta launch of Red Hat's Enterprise Virtualization version 3.0 offering. The company says that it has worked with industry partners to help establish the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) to promote Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) as an open alternative to proprietary...


May 23, 2011  7:17 AM

Oh no, not another open source alliance

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
alliance, consortium, KVM, Open source, Virtualisation

Gosh, aren't there a lot of alliances and partnerships out there right now? The IT industry must be running in second place only to the airlines in terms of the amount of partnering and buddying up that's going on at the moment. These days you don't even need to ask if a company partners with IBM,...


October 12, 2010  1:48 PM

Aviation company uses Red Hat virtualisation to keep cabin crew in the clouds

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Red Hat, Virtualisation

Aviation company Jeppesen has chosen to standardise its business-critical software build systems for its crew and fleet optimisation software on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation. The company says that it has achieved close to "bare metal performance" during its testing of Red Hat Enterprise...


October 1, 2010  10:17 AM

Red Hat talks up virtualisation at VMworld Europe 2010, but so what?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Data Management, Red Hat, Virtualisation

Red Hat says it will be using its sojourn at Copenhagen's VMworld Europe 2010 exhibition later this month to discuss the company's Enterprise Virtualization portfolio and Red Hat Cloud...


July 5, 2010  12:04 PM

European companies starting to adopt cloud computing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Networking, Open source, Security, Virtualisation

While much debate still circles around the terms open source, virtualisation and cloud computing, there are signs that some of these arguably still-nascent technologies are starting to gain a stronger foothold within the IT departments of European businesses.

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