Virtualization

IGEL’s Linux-Based Edge OS to Support Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop

Reading, UK. November 5, 2019 – IGEL, provider of a next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, today announced that its Linux-based IGEL OS will support Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop customers, enabling enterprises to centrally manage, control and secure thousands of endpoint devices. As a supporting vendor for Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop value-added partner program “early adopters,” IGEL is among the recommended Microsoft ecosystem partners for customers deploying Windows Virtual Desktop at scale.

IGEL Teams with AMD to Enhance Performance of UD7 Series

READING, UK. Aug. 17, 2018 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that it is teaming with AMD to further enhance the performance of the IGEL UD7 series thin clients with the addition of a new optional AMD Embedded Radeon™ E9170 Series discrete GPU and a fourth DisplayPort. With these upgrades, the IGEL UD7 can now support up to four monitors at 60Hz, including two with 4K resolution and two with 2K resolution.

Tech Trailblazers Awards for Innovative Startups Announced

The Tech Trailblazers Awards are pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of 2017 in fourteen categories. Tech Trailblazers Awards focus on startups under 6 years old, highlighting up-and-coming and established technology talent globally. Entries are judged by an esteemed panel of judges, all leaders in the respective fields, as well as by public vote. The judging was made all the more difficult given the high level of innovation and number of entries. 

Tech Trailblazers Awards Fifth Edition Winners and Runners Up

IP Expo Europe 2017: Three Core Announcements from DataCore, Live from ExCeL, themselves 10 year users of SANsymphony™

Stand GG22 & J16, IP Expo Europe, London ExCel, 4 October, 2017 - DataCore today announced a packed line-up with new first-to-show solutions at IP Expo London, the UK’s main IT trade show. The DataCore stand (GG22), and the Lenovo stand (J16), will be showing the latest generation of DataCore’s SANsymphony™ software-defined storage running alongside DataCore’s new MaxParallel™ solution. MaxParallel offers the industry’s first glimpse at the future of Microsoft SQL Server performance optimization, by demonstrating onsite the impressive response times and transaction processing gains readily achieved without changing the hardware beneath. 

UKCloud wins OpenStack Superuser Award

London – 12 May 2017 – UKCloud, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave assured cloud services company, has this week won the OpenStack Superuser Award at the OpenStack Summit in Boston. UKCloud is this year’s joint winner with Paddy Power Betfair. 

The OpenStack Superuser Awards launched in 2014 to recognize organisations that have used OpenStack to meaningfully improve their business while contributing back to the community. Previous winners include multi-billion pound global organisations such as AT&T, CERN, Comcast and NTT Group.

How the Hybrid Cloud is Reinventing Software Storage

Hybrid cloud storage has reinvented the way the cloud is used and implemented. Companies can use aspects of the cloud but choose to store data in a private or public cloud, or on their premises. They are opting to choose which data to store on site and what is stored in the cloud based on risk identification, bandwidth, and other factors. A public storage cloud is certainly fine for disaster recovery and backup, depending on the business’ needs, such as apache pig in the cloud.

Securing Your Virtual Environment

So you have you a shiny new virtual environment up and running.  You may have virtualized all your servers, so that your business-critical databases, CRM systems, ERP applications and email all reside in a virtual environment.  It has been a long project, but now it is complete and you are experiencing the operational, performance and cost gains.  Stop! Think! Have you covered all the bases?  Have you thought about security?

Should Your Small Business Use Virtualization?

Virtualization seems to be the way to go in the business world today. Many companies are talking about it, and most have either already implemented it or are thinking of using it.  Though there are costs to virtualizing, most businesses say they’re worth it since virtualization often brings big savings in the long run. When talking about virtualization, however, most of the discussion revolves around how large companies are able to take advantage of the technology. Often left out of the conversation are the risks and benefits associated with small businesses employing virtualization.