Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V

CTOvision

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

Data Center Knowledge

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

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

Computer Weekly

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

3 Ways Digital Business Will Impact Application Leaders

CEB IT

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.

Software Defined Power in Virtualized Application Environments

Data Center Knowledge

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.

CIOs Realize That Virtualization Is Not A Magic Cure

The Accidental Successful CIO

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.

Application Migration: Know Your Options

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Featured Virtualization applications cloudStuck with a challenge app? Don't worry - you have options Read More.

The Challenges Of Moving Old Applications Into A New Cloud

The Accidental Successful CIO

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.

VMware Buys CloudVolumes, Which Divorces Application from OS

Data Center Knowledge

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

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Virtualize Student Applications and Look to the Future

Nutanix

The school district was reaching 10 years on some of their oldest infrastructure due to budget constraints

Is Your Organization Ready for Application and Desktop Virtualization?

Data Center Knowledge

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

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.

Virtualization Fuels Converged Infrastructure Deployments

Data Center Knowledge

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.

Docker could threaten cloud providers' portability plans

David Linthicum

Applications Cloud Computing Virtualization Docker Application Virtualization PaaS Cloud Computing Credit: iStockphoto read more.

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

CTOvision

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.

Virtualizing Federal Information Technology

Nutanix

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind

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

CTOvision

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

The battle between the application owner and virtualization admin

Virtualized Greek

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

Application Virtualization: Why Your Computer is the Next Smartphone

ITGCT

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.

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

IT Pros Rock!

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

IT Pros Rock!

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]

VMware Virtual Storage to Hook Up Flash with Docker

Data Center Knowledge

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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Are You Holding Onto Old School Virtualization

Nutanix

No one argues the important role virtualization plays in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions and in how enterprise IT delivers applications and services

Application Performance Monitoring For Newer Developers

Galido

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.

Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

IT Pros Rock!

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.

Fountainhead

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

Data Center Knowledge

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

How virtual IT labs help software developers' CRM systems

IT Toolbox

Software development companies are turning to cloud-based applications to help them with sophisticated CRM activities that otherwise would consume mountains of vital time. They are seeking safe, secure, easily accessible cloud environments that can be used for customer support scenarios, regardless of how complex the customer’s environment is. For example, software companies

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

Fountainhead

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).

Network Virtualization isn’t Vaporware

Virtualized Greek

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.

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

Forrester IT

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.

2 innovative use cases for containers in virtual machines

Tech Republic Data Center

Application portability and legacy application support are two interesting use cases for containers running inside virtual machines

AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar

Storage IO Blog

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.

Desktop Virtualization: Which Consumption Model is Best?

Nutanix

Nutanix supports all your application needs across your workflow—from virtual desktops, to asset management, to transcoding and analytics—on a single integrated platform Empowering your teams to work better, faster, and more flexibly is one of the keys to success in any organization. Especially in the digital era. Though many organizations have struggled with this over the years, there is an emerging architecture within Nutanix that is helping customers achieve success. How exactly?