Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V


If you keep up with the latest technology news, it seems like virtualization is happening in every corner of the IT world. Post-acquisition, Microsoft rebranded Softricity’s application virtualization suite into App-V.

Understanding Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization

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Application container platforms like Docker are enabling creation of better distributed systems Read More. Cloud Computing application container cloud

3 Ways Digital Business Will Impact Application Leaders


This shift brings significant changes that has implications for the application organization ,” says Dennis Gaughan , VP Analyst, Gartner. Gartner predicts three ways digital business and new technologies will impact application leaders over the next five years. By 2021, 25% of digital workers will use a virtual employee assistant on a daily basis, up from less than 2% in 2019. Virtual employee assistant (VEA) is a type of virtual assistant designed for the workplace.

Lloyds Bank to use virtual reality to test applicants for graduate programme

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Bank will use virtual reality to test potential recruits in situations that are otherwise difficult to recreate

Software Defined Power in Virtualized Application Environments

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Software Defined Power requires creating a layer of abstraction that isolates the application from local power dependencies and maximizes application uptime, by leveraging existing failover, virtualization and load-balancing capabilities, writes Clemens Pfeiffer of Power Assure.

Docker – Linux Application Environment Virtualization

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One of the readers of the blog Lennie pointed out this YouTube video of an eBay engineer explaining how they are leveraging Docker for building portable applications in Linux environments. Docker tackles one of the challenges faced in building applications in Linux environments.

Docker could threaten cloud providers' portability plans

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CIOs Realize That Virtualization Is Not A Magic Cure

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CIOs have had a great deal of success with virtualization, but… Image Credit: Tsahi Levent-Levi. Virtualization turned out to be a magic cure, but is it still the cure that the person with the CIO job needs today? The Magic Of Virtualization.

Procurement in a Virtual Business World

Cloud Musings

Taken together these activities start to describe the many details associated with acquisition and procurement in a virtual business world. Today, companies are undergoing a dramatic change in their environment and processes.

VMware Buys CloudVolumes, Which Divorces Application from OS

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Deal meant to expand VMware’s desktop virtualization offerings Read More. Virtualization VMware

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Is Your Organization Ready for Application and Desktop Virtualization?

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Independent of vendors, there are several different ways for IT to deliver apps and desktops to their end users, each delivering a different set of benefits. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Virtualization Fuels Converged Infrastructure Deployments

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Sponsored by: Dell and Intel New IT service delivery methodologies are revolutionizing how IT departments function and how users access the applications that make businesses successful. Convergence Infrastructure SPONSORED convergence VirtualizationDemands on IT have necessitated a change to on-demand services, self-service models, and increasing focus.

Delphix: Virtualize applications and databases to save billions of dollars and hundreds of work hours


Applications are core to the enterprise; they drive nearly every aspect of the business. The typical F1000 CIO completed 46 application projects in 2013, and on average, 28 of these 46 projects were over budget and behind schedule. That CIO also spends an average of 40% of her annual budget on applications. To address this, CIOs look at private and public clouds, SAAS, and outsourcing as ways to avoid the pain and risk of application projects.

The Challenges Of Moving Old Applications Into A New Cloud

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The Challenges Of Old Applications. We all have applications like this. When it comes to legacy applications, the person in the CIO position has a hands off policy. Supporting an application that now lives in the cloud can cause problems for many CIOs.

Virtual reality takes off in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

Computer Weekly

There is a thriving virtual reality industry in the Middle East, with the technology's application expected to go far beyond gaming

Facebook Bets on Virtual Reality: Purchases VR firm Oculus


If you haven’t heard of it, Oculus VR is a virtual reality startup out of Irvine, CA. to produce “immersive virtual reality technology that’s wearable and affordable.” CTO Gadgets Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Markus Persson Minecraft Oculus VR Reddit Virtual reality WhatsApp

Application Virtualization: Why Your Computer is the Next Smartphone


In light of this phenomenon, many developers are now using the same application virtualization technology to boost the usefulness of desktop computers and laptops. Instead, you are using applications that allow you to access features that are actually stored somewhere else.

The battle between the application owner and virtualization admin

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Virtualizing your x86 infrastructure has almost become a given. As a virtualization administrator it is an easy sell to your management team. Virtualization administrator goals are rarely ever in-line with the goals of application owners. Cloud Computing Virtualization

Managing App-V 5 Virtual Applications with System Center 2012.

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Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Virtual. Virtualization. Managing App-V 5 Virtual Applications with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1. Managing App-V 5 Virtual Applications with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1. Managing App-V 5 Virtual Applications with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1. New Support for App-V 5 virtual applications.

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Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

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Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze take us through an in-depth walkthrough of one of the newest features in Windows Server 2016 – Nested Virtualization. 1:41] What is Nested Virtualization and how does it benefit my organization? [9:22]

Application Performance Monitoring For Newer Developers


Information Technology Blog - - Application Performance Monitoring For Newer Developers - Information Technology Blog. Often abbreviated “APM”, Application Performance Monitoring is precisely what it sounds like: a means by which you can monitor the performance of a given app.

VMware Virtual Storage to Hook Up Flash with Docker

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of VMware’s vSAN component (formerly Virtual SAN), to be made available May 5, will include a Docker volume driver that will enable containerized applications and microservices to address virtual storage volumes as though they were persistent data containers. VMware docker hyperconvergence Michael Haag virtual storage vSANVersion 6.6

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CIOs: Transform Your Teams If You Want To Deliver Winning IoT Products

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application architecture application development & delivery application development methodologies application virtualization internet of things (IoT) IoT software platforms IoTSadly, most companies don’t have the right operating and development practices to build and deliver great customer experiences for their IoT-enabled products and services.

Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

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Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze take us through an in-depth walkthrough of one of the newest features in Windows Server 2016 – Nested Virtualization. 1:41] What is Nested Virtualization and how does it benefit my organization? [9:22]

Fountainhead: IO Virtualization: The ?Hypervisor? for Your.


Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. IO Virtualization: The “Hypervisor” for Your Infrastructure. More than ever in 2010, IO Virtualization (IOV) has been showing-up in products, written about, spoken about. IO Virtualization.

Performance Analysis: Bare-Metal and Virtual Clouds

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More organizations are off-loading their applications and workloads into the cloud environment every day. Find out if a bare-metal or virtual cloud environment is right for you. Read More. White Papers Internap

Fountainhead: What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application?


Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application? landscape will include many servers (often virtual machines) linked by. They dont interact with the applications unique. Virtualization. (31).

AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar

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AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET Only YOU can prevent data loss for on-premise, Amazon Web Service (AWS) based cloud, and hybrid applications. Join me in this free AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar (registration required) sponsored by […] The post AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Network Virtualization isn’t Vaporware

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After writing a post on SearchNetworking asking the question if Network Virtualization was Vaporware, I got a lot of feedback. I know full well network virtualization in itself isn’t vaporware. The number of virtual ports exceeded the number of physical ports back in 2010 I believe.

Network Virtualization vs. SDN

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Scott Lowe was a guest on the latest episode of VMware Community Podcast and was discussing Network Virtualization. He has deep experience with both Networking and Server Virtualization. He was a guest on the podcast to discuss Network Virtualization. I posed the question in the live chat on the difference between SDN and what VMware is defining as “Network Virtualization.” The claim is that virtualization already exists in network technologies.

Imperva Buying Prevoty Signals A Major Shift In Application Runtime Protection

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They have deeper knowledge of applications they protect than WAFs, and they can virtually patch vulnerabilities and weaknesses. Changing Of The Guard: RASP Is Gradually Killing WAF In last year’s RASP Vendor Landscape, I noted that eventually RASP would eventually take over WAF as the best way to combat web app attacks. In an upcoming […]. age of the customer

Is Virtual Reality the Next Revolution in Healthcare?


When we think of virtual reality, it usually relates to video games and general entertainment, but technology is doing more than just giving the masses a chance to live roleplay as a superhero -- it’s helping us with our health. New advances in VR and for flash storage array are making it more realistic and more applicable to those with social disorders, mental traumas, and even to doctors themselves. Here are a few ways virtual reality is revolutionizing healthcare.

Intel and HyTrust Partner for Chip-to-Cloud Security for Virtualized Workloads

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Cloud Security Automation company HyTrust has partnered with Intel to help secure applications and data in virtualized data centers, with a new feature called HyTrust Boundary Controls. Cloud Computing Enterprise Intel Virtualization hytrust Read More.

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Virtual Reality Operating Simulators: Gamification in Training Surgeons


In an atmosphere not unlike the red-carpet Academy Awards, the Canadian company Conquer Mobile announced the launch of PeriopSim, a mobile application to enable nurses to practice their “parts” in delicate robotic surgeries. This was also around the time when a lot of advances were made in videogame technology and Atari, one of the leaders in the industry, decided to see if there was a possible application for the technology in training simulators. Brigg Patten.

Network Virtualization as I understand it

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For some reason, I had a difficult time with the basic concept of Network Virtualization. VMware equates network virtualization to Server Virtualization. You can easily manage OS images, clone virtual machines, create entire test environments with almost a push of a button.