Need to get off the cloud?

Cloud computing platforms aim to improve IT's ability to be agile. For instance, cloud platforms let you quickly build and install applications, and change the resources underneath later to make them run better.Once

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Kevin Fogarty

Felt maker saves $100K with server virtualization

A scheduled hardware refresh was the perfect time for an Ontario felt company to trim its server farm and wrap its IT systems under a new virtualized environment.Mississauga, Ont.-based Brand Felt Ltd. was

Published on: March 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Startup tackles app management in virtual environments

A team of systems management industry veterans this week launched a company and introduced technology that BlueStripe Software says gives IT managers the tools they need to track and optimize application performance in

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Denise Dubie

IT decision makers find little business value in virtualization

Despite a readiness to adopt virtualization, many IT leaders don't believe the technology offers organizations any crucial business advantages. Only a third of the 150 IT decision makers polled by a recent Hewlett-Packard

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Virtual systems pose real security challenges to Canadian businesses

Today many Canadian companies are reducing the number of physical servers in their organization and replacing them with cheaper-to operate virtual machines (VM).That's fine as long as they realize there's nothing "virtual" about

Published on: April 17th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Virtual servers bring real benefits to Canadian telecom firm

Replacing physical servers with virtual machines enabled a Canadian telecom equipment manufacturer to squeeze greater productivity out of its network and speed up delivery of IT services to internal clients. By embracing virtualization,

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Nestor Arellano