It appears that virtualization security is at the top of the list for the reasons people implement hosted virtual desktops, according to a recent report by Gartner. The company said a properly implemented virtual desktop environment can boost security and help businesses better meet compliance requests.Read More
For businesses subscribing to public cloud computing strategies, one of the most consistent concerns has been how to ensure the safety of data hosted in virtual environments.
Referencing Wikipedia: The Pythia , commonly known as the Oracle of Delphi, was the priestess at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. The Pythia was widely credited for her prophecies inspired by Apollo. Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) first user conference in November 2012 was over-subscribed and sold out. Given that the company offers all the infrastructure you need…Read More
VDI has come a long way since its origins in 2005 and 2006. When I ran strategic planning for a large virtualization vendor in 2006, analysts declared it to be “the year of VDI.” However, for several years after, it seemed that large scale deployments were always just out of reach for most enterprises because…Read More
Patching costs a ton, regardless of whether you measure the costs in terms of time, lost productivity, or hard costs. Even worse is the cost of bad patching (or god forbid) not patching at all. But all of this money that you spend or even risk more or less represents budget that you could be…Read More
Virtualization and transitioning to the cloud create new challenges for organizations in order to secure the data centers unique to these environments. A recent survey, conducted by IDG Research Services, showed that IT professionals are concerned about deploying traditional security products in virtualized data centers for a variety of reasons: Want detail on the full…Read More
A few months ago I wrote about how the VDI had crossed the tipping point—thanks to significant performance improvements brought on by the pervasiveness of broadband and exponential improvements of new cloud-based technologies. The new widespread use of tablets and smartphones in the workplace added fuel to the fire. In particular, I mentioned the use…Read More
The computer security industry will need to add nearly 2 million jobs in the next three years to keep up with demand for new skills, according to Dark Reading, posing potential challenges for employers browsing a limited talent pool.
Enterprises have been looking to technology for the answer to their financial and operational woes during the ongoing global economic crisis.
Today’s businesses have the opportunity to witness one of the most rapid evolutions of IT, which is largely being driven by ongoing economic turmoil.