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.

Optimizing Operations for Modern Applications

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In our previous blog post in this series, Tackling Security Concerns in Application Modernization , we focused on security. In this post, we’re going to go a st ep further and examine the operations of modern applications as a whole. What does operationalizing modern applications mean?

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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

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

Computer Weekly

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

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.

Docker could threaten cloud providers' portability plans

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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


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.

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.

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

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.

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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Nonpublic 5G Networks Will Be A Critical Building Block Of Your Enterprise Network Strategy

Forrester IT

application modernization mobile architecture network management network security networking security & risk telecommunications services virtual network infrastructure (VNI

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.

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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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

In the future of work our avatars will collaborate in virtual worlds

Trends in the Living Networks

Whlie virtual reality is currently solidly in the trough of disillusionment , it has always been evident that in the long term entertainment and interaction in virtual worlds will become commonplace. Virtual worlds for work. Moving to a world of virtual collaboration.

Sharing my life story from a virtual perspective

Trends in the Living Networks

Last week on The Virtual Excellence Show our scheduled guest was not able to make it at short notice, so I thought it would be a good opportunity for me to share my own life story and how it relates to the virtual. Hi, welcome to The Virtual Excellence Show.

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.

SDR and the Virtual Com Ports


Information Technology Blog - - SDR and the Virtual Com Ports - Information Technology Blog. Here we are going to discuss data related to connecting an SDR implementation with virtual serial ports. SDRConsole enables you to transmit data to logbooks or other third-party applications.

Using Chef Habitat to Migrate Legacy Windows Applications

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In this bog post we will discuss Using Chef Habitat to Migrate Legacy Windows Applications to a Modern Secure Platform. application from Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to a Windows Server 2016 physical or virtual machine and a Docker container with Windows Server 2016 Core.

Imperva Buying Prevoty Signals A Major Shift In Application Runtime Protection

Forrester IT

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 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.

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]

Boeing teams up with Varjo on virtual reality training for Starliner space taxi


Boeing software engineer Connie Miller tries out the Varjo virtual-reality system to control a computer-generated Starliner space taxi. Astronauts can use the virtual-reality system to rehearse an entire mission — from pre-launch to docking, and from undocking to landing.

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.

How will AI Change Healthcare? Robot-Assisted Surgery and Virtual Nurses are Just the Start


These days, wearable devices and healthcare applications on smartphones are putting the power into patients’ hands, allowing them to be more involved in their healthcare and in improving their overall health and wellness. Technology is driving a major revolution in patient care.

Automation with AWS for WordPress, Drupal & Magento Applications

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Automatic installation and configuration solutions for WordPress, Drupal, and Magento applications using AWS CloudFormation infrastructure orchestration and content management tools like Puppet, Ansible, or Chef. Stack output provides the WP application access points URL. Objective.

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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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.

Application-Defined Networking Basics: Definitions and reasons to think ADN vs. alternatives


Virtualization first hit compute in a big way in the late 1990s, fueling VMware’s growth. In a somewhat overlapping timeline, virtualized storage gave administrators the ability to chunk up disks in a similar way. But networking hung in there. Almost every network on the planet today still has to balance collision domains, broadcast domains, subnet […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News

More on OnLive: New Cloud Solution Delivers Secure Cross-Platform Deployment for Graphics Intensive Applications


NEW ONLIVE CLOUD SOLUTION DELIVERS SECURE CROSS-PLATFORM DEPLOYMENT FOR GRAPHICS INTENSIVE APPLICATIONS. OnLive CloudLift Enterprise PaaS provides the first seamless solution for businesses with Graphics Intensive Applications. By Bob Gourley.

How to quickly deploy, run Linux applications as unikernels

Network World

A unikernel is a very specialized single-address-space machine image that is similar to the kind of cloud applications that have come to dominate so much of the internet, but they are considerably smaller and are single-purpose. The resultant virtual image can then be booted and run without anything else being present. Building and deploying lightweight apps is becoming an easier and more reliable process with the emergence of unikernels.

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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

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.

Alluxio: A virtual distributed storage system orders of magnitude faster than others


The world's first memory-centric distributed storage system bridges applications and underlying storage systems providing unified data access orders of magnitudes faster than existing solutions. Alluxio is a memory speed virtual distributed storage system. Research Team.

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

billion minutes in virtual meetings. Age of the Customer application development & delivery B2B marketing B2C marketing chief information officer (CIO) customer experience digital business infrastructure & operations security & risk

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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