VMware, BYOD, and the time Steve Jobs compared CIOs to an orifice

TORONTO – Ask VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger about the bring your own device (BYOD) trend in enterprise IT and he’ll tell you it’s still on the uptrend. Unsurprising; his company has a lot

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Dell announces new SDN, cloud solutions

Dell Inc. recently launched two new products which the company says will help customers meet the growing demands of virtualization, changing traffic patterns as well as the workload needs created by cloud-based and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

IT organizations lack the “right stuff” to satisfy business needs

A new study from Softchoice, CDN’s Top Solution Provider of 2012, finds that most organizations lack the IT infrastructure to meet the growing expectations of front office workers and managers. The report –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

A tour inside Dell’s Workstation Virtualization Center of Excellence

ROUND ROCK, TEX. – Dell cut the ribbon last week on its first Workstation Virtualization Center of Excellence here as it seeks to make it easier for enterprises to take workstations virtual. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

VMware releases Virtual SAN solution

One of the more anticipated announcements solution providers were waiting on coming out of the VMware Partner Exchange conference was the the general availability of VMware Virtual SAN or VSAN. VSAN is VMware's first

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell channel chief trying to get predictable

Cheryl Cook now has a little more than a quarter under her belt as Dell Channel Chief. The former Sun/Oracle executive told CDN that timing may never be better for the channel and

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Dell opens Workstation Virtualization Center of Excellence

ROUND ROCK, TEX. – Dell cut the ribbon Thursday on its first Workstation Virtualization Center of Excellence as the vendor seeks to drive adoption of virtualization in the workstation space by making it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Virtualization opens workstation as a service model for channel: Dell

ROUND ROCK, TEX. – Dell sees emerging trends around workstation virtualization opening new business opportunities for channel partners and managed service providers. Speaking to international media on Thursday at the vendor’s Texas headquarters,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Cisco’s “Made in Canada” plan offers speed to market

Cisco Canada is implementing a “Made in Canada” configuration plan for its Business Edition 6000 collaboration system that will leverage distribution facilities for increased speed to market for the channel. According to David

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco broadens virtualization solutions for service providers

Networking vendor Cisco Systems has expanded its portfolio of virtualization offerings for service providers by introducing the Cisco Evolved Services Platform (ESP). According to Cisco, with the rapidly increasing number of people, devices,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

VMware CEO goes back in time

SAN FRANCISCO – Pat Gelsinger, the CEO of VMware, during his keynote address asked the 4,000 channel partners in attendance to take a trip back in time. Back to 1989 in fact. Gelsinger

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware banks heavily on distribution

San Francisco – Almost lost in VMware’s Software-Defined Enterprise (SDE) strategy was the role distributors will play in it. VMware has traditional worked with distributors using them as a supply chain early on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Kaspersky brings virtualization security to Microsoft and Citrix

PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Security vendor Kaspersky Lab is building on the success of Kaspersky Security for Virtualization (KSV), an agentless security solution for VMware virtual machines, with KSV Light Agent, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 9th, 2014 Jeff Jedras