Personality And Empathy Are The Keys To Success With Bots And Virtual Assistants In B2B Marketing And Sales

Forrester IT

Chatbots and virtual assistants (VAs) may be built on artificial intelligence and create customer experiences through digital personas, but the success you realize from them will depend in large part on your ability to account for the real and human aspects of their deployment, intra-organizational impact, and customer orientation. artificial intelligence (AI) B2B marketing chatbots AI B2B Marketing virtual assistants

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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.

Virtualization Fuels Converged Infrastructure Deployments

Data Center Knowledge

Convergence Infrastructure SPONSORED convergence VirtualizationSponsored 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. Demands on IT have necessitated a change to on-demand services, self-service models, and increasing focus.

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]

Security Serious Week summit goes virtual

Computer Weekly

The third annual Security Serious Week in October 2017 will feature an entirely virtual conference, accessible to anyone who is online

Marriott Hotels offers virtual site tours

Computer Weekly

Hotel chain has enlisted London mobility startup GoInStore to offer visitors to its website virtual facility tours

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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]

Virtualization Management Tips: Optimizing Your Environment

Data Center Knowledge

Most likely, you're using virtualization today. Virtualization cloudBut is it running properly? Do you have efficiency built in? Read More.

Fake Vs. Real: Virtual Reality

IT Toolbox

Virtual reality (or VR) is the simulation of realistic environments that users can explore and manipulate. Because the technology is steadily advancing, it's getting easier for consumers to leave the physical world behind and explore a fake reality surprisingly similar to their own

Virtualization – A Look to the Future

Data Center Knowledge

The data center industry has moved way beyond simple server virtualization, and is exploring new avenues to make virtualization an even more powerful platform. Let’s take a look at some of these newer approaches to virtualization. Featured Virtualization cloudRead More.

HPC Virtualization Use Cases and Best Practices

Data Center Knowledge

The power of virtualization has now expanded into the HPC world. Find out how new virtual systems can impact your HPC environment and your business! Cloud Computing HPC cloud VirtualizationRead More.

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 Infrastructure Resource Monitoring Best Practices

Data Center Knowledge

Today, we’re going to take a look at a very critical monitoring and resource management aspect of the modern data center: Your virtualization layer (logical). Resources Virtualization resource monitoringPretty much all analysts agree that today’s data center is the driving engine behind major business initiatives. Most of all, today’s.

Virtual reality simulation helps KLM engineers escape in an emergency

Computer Weekly

Dutch airline KLM develops virtual reality simulation to show engineers what happens if the maintenance hanger catches fire

How Data Center Virtualization Shrinks Physical Distance

Data Center Knowledge

In working with cloud and virtualization, specifically around data center infrastructure, we see that there is an underlying theme: removing the complexity of distance. Cloud Computing Virtualization cloud Read More.

Why R2? Software Defined Networking with Hyper-V Network Virtualization

IT Pros Rock!

Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) is part of our Software Defined Networking (SDN) portfolio that is included inbox with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) – Virtualizing the Network Layer.

The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, principles

IT Toolbox

The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, steps. The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, steps (i). continuing from.

Tips for Easy Virtualization


Virtualization is popular these days for businesses for several reasons, but primarily to reduce hardware and infrastructure costs, performance, backups and redundancy, while being able to scale infrastructure and provide resources on demand. . What is Virtualization?

Virtual reality finds fans at Reading University

Computer Weekly

Professors at Reading University see virtual reality as an increasingly important research and teaching tool in science and arts subjects

Five Best Practices to Optimize Virtualization and Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

As you move your organization closer to the cloud you'll experience even greater levels of virtualization and data abstraction Read More. Featured Virtualization cloud

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Managing Azure Virtual Machines with Server Manager


Virtual Machines VM Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure Virtualization Windows Server 2012 Server Manager Windows ServerOne of the best and improved features in Server 2012 is being able to manage multiple servers from Server Manager either from Server or desktop.

One-Third of AT&T’s Network is Now Virtualized

Data Center Knowledge

Telco exec reports progress on network virtualization project in its third year Read More. Networking

Shell makes $200m saving with virtual learning environment

Computer Weekly

Royal Dutch Shell has saved hundreds of millions by replacing field trips with interactive training that allows employees to interact with geological formations from their computer screen

Virtual reality is actually here

ComputerWorld IT Management

If you think virtual reality exists today primarily in the gaming industry, you are seriously behind the times! As processing power has increased and gaming engines have evolved, the virtual worlds created for games have expanded significantly. VR springing up all over, and in some rather surprising places. VR videos are already available on YouTube, Android PlayStore and the Apple Store.

Trade union helps members more efficiently with virtual contact centre

Computer Weekly

Prospect Union is setting out to improve its responsiveness and member experience by building an Enghouse virtual contact centre on its Skype for Business installation

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.

Virtual Instruments extends VirtualWisdom to NAS testing

Computer Weekly

Storage performance monitoring and analysis provider extends capability to NAS testing for the first time as customer use of file access for virtualisation brings storage issues

Step-By-Step: Azure Virtual Network Peering


However, the engineering team has been doing a tremendous job at enhancing the capabilities of virtual networking in Azure. VNet peering is a way to connects two virtual networks in the same region (that is key) through the Azure backbone network.

Perplexing Virtual Columns: ORA-54033

IT Toolbox

Astonishing. I stared

Physical vs. Virtual virtualization lab

Virtualized Greek

So, you want to improve your knowledge of virtualization. Doesn’t matter if it’s Hyper-V, VMware, Xen or KVM the major decision of Physical vs. Virtual lab is the same. This is the first major requirement of any virtualization lab. Running a Virtual Machine.

Cocktail Talk: Evolution and the Future of Containers and Virtualization

Data Center Knowledge

It is not unreasonable to assume that the use of virtualization moving forward will become more limited by specific requirements, security for example, while the use of containers within the data center will continue to expand. Read More. Industry Perspectives

How to create virtual machines with KVM

Tech Republic Data Center

If neither VirtualBox or VMWare suit your virtual machine needs, Jack Wallen shows you how to get started with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine tool on Linux

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