Virtualization

Cloud News: Datadog Raises $15 Million

Datadog raises $15 million to grow its SaaS monitoring and data analytics platform, British Airways selects Red Hat Enterprise virtualization to handle additional Linux workloads in its infrastructure, and TIBCO takes its Spotfire data discovery and visualization platform to the cloud. Read More

Nutanix Nets $101 Million in Funding

NutanixSAN-Free2UDatacenter

Converged Infrastructure solutions provider Nutanix has closed on a $101 million Series D financing, co-led by Riverwood Capital and SAP Ventures. The new funds will help accelerate the company’s global expansion, and boost hiring and investments in research and development. Read More

Citrix Acquires Framehawk for Mobile VDI Delivery

Citrix (CTXS) announced it has acquired Framehawk, which delivers a solution that optimizes the delivery of virtual desktops and applications to mobile devices, will be combined with HDX technology in the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop products. Read More

Hypervisor 201: The 2014 Market Update

cloud-keys-dreamstime

The hypervisor market has undergone some some shifts over the past year. Cloud columnist Bill Kleyman looks at which hypervisors are leading the market, which players are retooling their solution, and how the cloud is changing the game. Read More

Cisco Launches Desktop as a Service

Cisco (CSCO) announced a new Cisco Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solution, which adds highly agile, cloud-based desktop virtualization solutions to Cisco’s existing desktop virtualization product portfolio. Read More

Cloud News: OnApp Extends its IaaS Platform

clouds-digits

VMware vCloud Hybrid receives a HIPAA asessment, HyTrust acquires HighCloud Security, OnApp extends its IaaS platform to external hosts, and GenieDB launches an online management console for geo-distributed MySQL databases. Read More

Five Steps to Preparing Your Data Center for VDI

cloud

With greater data center resource capabilities, you can now deliver rich content to many distributed users. While every enterprise has its own set of business requirements, depending on the type of organization, vertical, how the user interacts with his or her desktop, and much more, there are five key steps that should always be followed when creating a truly powerful virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. Read More

Additional Virtualization Articles