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How to keep your Virtual Center running without interruption

Downtime can easily be avoided when running the VMWare Virtual Center.

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Kids talking “SMAC”

An overview of the educational programs like CoderDojo and Code.org teaching young people how to program.

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Desktop as a Service: Go virtual or not?

Cloud terminology is already complex enough with its IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, BPaaS; so now we have one more term contributing to the overall confusion with cloud-related services. It is desktop as a service (DaaS). You might say “Well, it is just another buzz word to help marketing guys in selling virtualization” and probably you are right.

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2013 cloud ecosystem predictions: Six surfers and failures in the cloud tsunami

Going into 2013, I want to share my thoughts on who in the French cloud ecosystem is likely to struggle or to flourish in an ever growing cloud tsunami.

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The software defined datacenter

VMware wants to become the operating system for datacenters.

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Microsoft vs. OpenOffice: Not the battle of the future!

As Andreas Groth (@andreasgroth) and I mentioned in several earlier blog posts, the final goal of software evolution is to be web-based. There are several reasons for that: Web-based applications are easy to access (from any device), they are cheap to maintain and they support our new requirements in terms of collaboration and content sharing more easily as any local installed app does.

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Private cloud on IBM BladeCenter with SCVMM 2012

Summary and PDF download describing the process of upgrading an existing System Center 2008 environment to System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 and explores the following new features provided by SCVMM 2012.

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Desktop as a Service: Go virtual or not?

Cloud terminology is already complex enough with its IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, BPaaS; so now we have one more term contributing to the overall confusion with cloud-related services. It is desktop as a service (DaaS).

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Windows 8 — the last one?

Will Windows 8 be the last client operating system out of Redmond? Probably not, but we need to ask ourselves which value a new client operating system (OS) version can bring to the desktop.

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Cloud Computing: A New Paradigm

The only way we can contribute the improvement of new technology by using it so that we don’t miss the opportunities by adapting to the new paradigm rapidly as well.

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Event Report: The 8th Cloud Circle Forum

Neil Weightman attended this event, organized by The Cloud Circle on Thursday 24 November 2011.

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Executive Corner: Interview with LotusLive Chief Architect Marshall Lamb (Part 1 of 2)

Fang Feng and Neena Richard interviewed IBM LotusLive Chief Architect Marshall Lamb about his perspective on various aspects LotusLive and SaaS, including shifting services to the cloud, collaboration, competitors, data privacy, licensing and more.

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