Virtualisation

Singapore-based CloudDesk gets US$420K investment from NRF, IncuVest
CloudDesk Pte Ltd said it has closed a S$589,000 (US$420,000) round of funding from the National Research Foundation (NRF), through its Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS), and investment firm and incubator IncuVest.
Veeam CEO confident of taking on ‘older, slower’ rivals
For Veeam Software cofounder and CEO Ratmir Timashev, being a new player in the virtualisation space means it can, without legacy technology weighing it down, develop solutions that meet today’s business requirement.
Germany’s FNT Software and Singapore’s Idea Device in regional pact
FNT Solutions Pte Ltd, a unit of German independent software company FNT GmbH, said it has tied up with Singapore-headquartered virtualisation and application-level automation software company Idea Device to collaborate across Asia.
Less than 100 days to end of support for WinServer 2003
Microsoft Corp is reaching out to its customers across Asia Pacific to alert them it is less than 100 days to the end of support deadline for its Windows Server 2003 operating system (OS) – the company will cease support and stop security patches for the OS on July 14, 2015.
A deeper look into software-defined storage
To propel storage to where it needs to be, SDS must provide the services available on storage hardware – that is, snapshots, deduplication, replication, and thin provisioning – on a software layer that can be deployed on industry standard servers, writes William Tan of Dell Malaysia.
N2N on Nutanix virtual platform, cuts IT expenditure by 50%
Nutanix said that N2N Connect Bhd, which provides electronic and mobile commerce solutions for the financial industry in Malaysia, has deployed the Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform. Financial details were not disclosed.
VMware unveils unified platform for the hybrid cloud
VMware Inc has announced what it claimed was the industry’s first unified platform of virtualised compute, networking and storage for the hybrid cloud.
Driving forces behind cloud computing
CommVault Systems’ Mark Bentkower discusses the latest trends and services brought by the cloud, and how organisations can now seize the opportunity to leverage on these new functions to enhance their business capabilities.
Software-defined networking: Taking the right path
How should businesses embrace the opportunity presented by SDN? The answer is to apply the same rigour as to all new technologies, including mitigating risks to security, performance and availability, writes Bernadette Noujaim Baldwin of Telstra.
Dell Malaysia rolls out 'future-proof' PowerEdge FX servers
Launched last month, started shipping yesterday Expects potential demand from service providers
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