Virtualisation makes large centralised infrasrtuctures appear to be small, dedicated – even custom – resources at the user end. Almost anything can be virtualised: servers, storage, networks, even desktops. Since large infrastructures are cheaper to build and maintain, the cost of a small ‘slice’ is much lower than the equivalent dedicated system.

Equinix launches AWS Direct Connect in Europe

News 24 Nov, 2015 Clare Hopping

Companies can now connect privately owned and managed infrastructure directly to AWS

How will the cloud shape your business in the future?

Sponsored 23 Nov, 2015 Rene Millman

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Fans use VPNs to get sneaky early access to Fallout 4

News 10 Nov, 2015 Adam Shepherd

VPN company denies responsibility, questions necessity of videogame geo-blocks

Modern business applications and the 'always-on datacentre'

News 29 Oct, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Why Veeam is more than just a backup firm

The top 5 availability challenges for SMBs

Advice 29 Oct, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Veeam's availability experts talk us through the ins and outs of ensuring maximum uptime

VMware: Developers don’t want VMs anymore

News 8 Sep, 2015 Joe Curtis

Why devs are moving away from virtual machines to focus on speedy containers

Virtualisation helps University of York migrate from XP

Case Studies 3 Sep, 2015 Jane McCallion

Dell Wyse vWorkspace helps institution finally upgrade its full IT estate

VMware's Project A2 will make deploying enterprise Windows 10 really easy

News 2 Sep, 2015 Joe Curtis

The product offers application management and EMM to speed up Windows 10 roll-outs

Citrix tempts VMware customers with 15-minute migration

News 2 Sep, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Citrix unveils cloud service for easier migrations from Horizon View and XenApp

VMware's Photon Platform will help you run hundreds of thousands of cloud apps

News 1 Sep, 2015 Joe Curtis

Cloud containers get management boost from virtualisation giant

Platform9 raises $10m funding to grow distribution

News 19 Aug, 2015 Clare Hopping

The startup also announced deployment of OpenStack using VMware vSphere

Citrix: endpoint security is not enough to protect business data

News 14 May, 2015 Jane McCallion

Companies need to take a more holistic approach to security than just MDM, says Citrix

Citrix to bring “power of IoT” to business with Workspace Hub

News 14 May, 2015 Jane McCallion

Screen mirroring unit unveiled at Citrix Synergy 2015

VMware introduces open source tools to let you run Docker

News 21 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Projects Lightwave and Photon let you run and secure application containers

VMware eyes up telcos with network virtualisation tool

News 3 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The new vCloud for NFV tool will be targeted at mobile networks, with Vodafone a key client

vCloud Air review

Reviews 31 Oct, 2014 David Cartwright

A new name but will it tempt VMware users onto the cloud?

Ericsson demonstrates NFV proof-of-concept with NTT Docomo

News 16 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Multi-vendor NFV architecture put through paces

Coping with the perils of virtualisation licensing

Advice 16 Sep, 2014 David Cartwright

Virtualisation is the backbone of cloud deployment but CIOs have to make sure their licensing is right

OpenStack adds hosted private cloud category to Marketplace

News 14 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Organisation says new option underscores interest from enterprises for different cloud models

Cloud IT management

How to work with bare metal cloud services

Advice 22 Jul, 2014 David Cartwright

When virtualised infrastructure won't cut it, is bare metal the answer?