Virtualization


VMwareVoice: Work Digital: What's Your Digital Workspace Ranking?

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Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The author is a Forbes contributor. The opinions expressed are those of the writer. The way that people work is evolving rapidly, disrupting industries, and reinventing organizations. Companies around the world are transforming the ways in which their workforces operate by leaning into a digital workspace model--taking a fresh approach to security while driving more meaningful workflows, simpler access, and increased productivity.


VMwareVoice: A CIO Perspective

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Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The author is a Forbes contributor. The opinions expressed are those of the writer. As I look ahead at where market and technology is headed for 2017 and beyond, I am excited about several trends. The key theme across them is one of interconnection.


VMware turns to sci-fi writers to explain virtualization

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Chuck and Ravi are the two main characters in a fictional podcast series, written by SciFutures, to help VMware promote the ideas of network virtualization and business mobility. Why is a virtualization software company sponsoring a podcast series that spoofs classic science fiction movies? To accomplish that, VMware turned to SciFutures, an agency that uses science fiction to help companies -- from VMware to Visa -- convey their vision of the future. For VMware, SciFutures was tasked with using science fiction to convey the benefits of network virtualization and business mobility.


SIOS: Essential for Mission-Critical VMware Environments

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As a result, SQL database administrators, VMware infrastructure managers, network managers and perhaps other domain experts have to collaborate to find the real cause and devise a solution. In addition, SIOS iQ users can now more clearly define Microsoft SQL Server application-specific root causes of performance issues by leveraging SQL Sentry Performance Advisor. SQL Server is among the most popular databases that run on the VMware platform, explaining why SIOS leveraged its partnership with SQL Sentry to implement SQL Server-specific performance analysis. The new capabilities from SIOS iQ directly correlate observed performance anomalies with intelligent performance-related events from deep within the SQL Server platform.


New solution adds machine learning analytics to VMware environments

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With virtualized environments performance issues can be hard to pinpoint. IT departments can find it difficult to spot whether the cause is in the application, network, storage, or virtualization layer of the infrastructure. Software optimization specialist SIOS is bringing machine learning to bear on this problem with the latest release of SIOS iQ, its analytics software for VM environments. For the first time, IT staff can easily identify and resolve the root causes of performance issues based on analysis of both the VMware infrastructure and the SQL Server application environment. Other advances enable users to accurately predict and forecast performance and capacity utilization, improve efficiency by identifying and resizing under- and over-provisioned VMs, and save datastore capacity by instantly identifying rogue disk files (VMDKs).


ActualTech Media and SIOS Webinar: Using Machine Learning Analytics to Resolve Performance Issues in VMware Environments - SIOS

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SIOS Technology Corp., the industry's leading provider of software products that help IT ensure the performance, efficiency, and high availability protection of business critical applications, today announced it will co-host a live one-hour webinar featuring ActualTech Media Partner and VMware vExpert Scott D. Lowe who will show how using new machine learning based analytics tools can resolve application performance issues in virtualized environments.