According to a survey conducted by Zenoss during VMworld 2011, nearly 75 percent of respondents are currently building or operating private cloud infrastructures, with an additional 16% planning projects in the next 12 months. However, while 72 percent of respondents are worried about guaranteeing business service delivery using cloud infrastructures, only 44 percent of the respondents have IT operations management software in place that can monitor physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures.
Today at VMworld 2011, VMware announced a new strategic collaboration with Samsung to deliver virtual desktops to mobile devices and enable a new class of dual persona mobile devices.
Aternity and CA Technologies have formed a technology partnership to provide customers with proactive end user experience management from the desktop vantage point.
ScienceLogic's EM7 platform has achieved VMware Ready status. This designation indicates that ScienceLogic EM7 has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Partner Product Catalog.
Virtual Instruments has introduced its VirtualWisdom 3.0 product suite, which includes the new 8Gb SAN Performance Probe, to provide comprehensive visibility across servers, networks and storage.
Introduced at the annual VMworld conference in Las Vegas, VMware View 5 will continue to help IT organizations empower a more agile, productive and connected enterprise by enabling a better desktop.
VKernel announced general availability of vOperations Suite 4, designed to provide operational clarity for cloud operators and enterprise data centers.
Xangati unveiled a new release of its Xangati Management Dashboard (XMD) suite, including significant enhancements to both its Virtual Infrastructure (VI aka server virtualization) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) multi-host Dashboard solutions, empowering virtualization managers with 360 degree cross-silo visibility and unparalleled context for managing and troubleshooting their virtualized infrastructures.
Zenoss announced full support for VMware vSphere 5 and VMware vCloud Director 1.5. Building on the release of support for VMware vCloud Director 1 last year and the release for Cloud Foundry support earlier this year, Zenoss Service Dynamics continues to enable enterprises and service providers deploying the latest VMware Cloud Infrastructures to guarantee service delivery across their private, public and hybrid cloud deployments.
VMware announced the general availability of VMware vSphere 5, delivering nearly 200 new and enhanced capabilities to help customers transform IT by driving greater efficiency from existing investments and improving operational agility.
Alan Conley has joined Zenoss as Chief Technology Officer. Conley, a cloud management visionary, brings to Zenoss over 20 years of hands-on experience running large scale IT operations and building management products that span virtual, physical and cloud-based IT.Conley joins Zenoss from Cisco where he led Cisco's IT operations architecture for many years.
The Golden Bridge Awards, an annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, has released its list of 2011 award winners.
Compuware Corporation has launched the industry's first international retail mobile website performance benchmark. The new UK Retail Mobile benchmark helps retailers compete more effectively and meet consumers' expectations for fast and reliable mobile site experiences by comparing and tracking mobile website performance against competitors and market leaders.
GroundWork has released GroundWork Monitor NPO for non-profit organizations and open source projects. Offering the full version of GroundWork Monitor Enterprise, NPO is available for qualifying organizations that would otherwise not be able to afford enterprise-class monitoring solutions.
CA Technologies announced the general availability of CA Service Operations Insight 3.0, a next-generation solution that manages business services across traditional IT and cloud-connected environments for enterprises, service providers and governments.
Zenoss announced that Zenoss Service Dynamics now supports Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).
BMC Software introduced a new set of Middleware Management solutions that help customers monitor and manage middleware across the contemporary data center, enabling IT departments to deliver reliable business services through a more in-depth view of enterprise applications and the transaction paths that make them run.
Kaseya has released the new Kaseya Mobile Device Management module to quickly and easily assist organizations in addressing the proliferation of the bring-your-own-devices (BYOD) trend invading the corporate network.
Compuware has been cited as the #1 provider of web performance monitoring solutions to the largest online retailers in the US for the fifth consecutive year according to Internet Retailer Magazine.
BMC Software introduced additional capabilities integrated into its BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management solution that proactively ensure the service quality of cloud services and avoid many of the risks of cloud computing such as outages, performance and capacity issues, while simplifying cloud administration.