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San Juan Capistrano, CA, May 16, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Invests in the skills needed to help businesses transform their operations with industry-leading enterprise communications solutions. Achieves Best-In-Class customer satisfaction ratings from clients - Helps Secova virtualize their Unified Communications and Contact Center infrastructure on VMWare to reduce costs, simplify deployment and leverage common infrastructure versus parallel voice and compute networks by implementing Avaya’s Virtualized Environment ROI Networks, Inc. announced today that it has been named a Gold-certified Channel Partner by Avaya, a leading global provider of business communications and collaboration solutions and services. The Avaya Connect Gold certification demonstrates that the ROI Networks, Inc. team has developed comprehensive skills to help small-to-large size businesses transform thei... (more)

Kroll Ontrack announces data recovery capabilities for VMware Virtual SAN

Ontrack Data Recovery specialists successfully recover virtual machines from VMware's first policy-driven storage solution EPSOM - 30th July 2014 - Kroll Ontrack, the leading provider of data recovery and ediscovery, today announced data recovery capabilities for VMware® Virtual SAN™ (VSAN). Only on the market since March 2014, Kroll Ontrack has successfully recovered data from several hard disks that were managed by VSAN for a client in the Netherlands. In a combined team effort by Ontrack Data Recovery engineers from around the world, Kroll Ontrack was specifically able to recover all the data stored in the virtual machines from a total of 15 disks and three SSDs. "Since VSAN is so new, we are very proud that we were able to completely recover virtual machines from VSAN hard disks for the first time," said Paul Le Messurier, Programme and Operations Manager at Kro... (more)

Seasoned Technology Executive Joins Hyper9

Hyper9, Inc. (www.hyper9.com), the leading provider of solutions that help virtual infrastructure administrators manage their virtualized environments, announced today that Bill Kennedy will join the company as its Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Kennedy, who will be responsible for overseeing the engineering organization and the development process, has extensive experience managing software engineering teams. In January 2000, for example, he co-founded Waveset Technologies, directing research and development as well as engineering for the identity management technology company. Waveset was ultimately acquired by Sun Microsystems in late 2003. “The addition of Bill to our team enhances our ability to innovate and successfully meet the evolving needs of VI administrators,” said Chris Ostertag, CEO and founder of Hyper9. “His experience and leaders... (more)

Newly Released VMware vSphere(TM) 4 Wins Top Honors at Interop Las Vegas 2009

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/01/09 -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, today announced that VMware vSphere(TM) 4 was named the Best of Interop 2009 Grand Prize Winner and won the Best of Interop Award in the Cloud Computing and Virtualization category. The awards were announced last week at Interop Las Vegas 2009. "We are extremely pleased with the positive reception that VMware vSphere 4 has already received from customers and partners and this recognition from Interop is another impressive achievement," said Dr. Stephen Herrod, chief technology officer and senior vice president of R&D, VMware. "These Best of Interop awards underscore our continued leadership in the virtualization industry and recognize the unparalleled efficiency, control, and choice that VMwar... (more)

Cloud Expo 2011 East To Attract 10,000 Delegates and 200 Exhibitors

SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together. Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East Call for Papers Deadline November 30, 2010 - SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKING PROPOSAL TODAY! The four-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more than 150 sponsors and exhibitors and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different countries. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship &... (more)

Cloud Expo New York to Attract More Than 8,000 Delegates

SYS-CON Events announced today that the 10th International Cloud Expo and the 1st Big Data Expo will take place June 11-14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City. As at every Cloud Expo, we are offering in New York a vast selection of technical and strategic breakout sessions, General Sessions, Industry Keynotes, our signature discussion "Power Panels" and a bustling Expo floor complete with two busy Demo Theaters so that as a delegate you can kick the tires of solutions and offerings, and discuss one-on-one with all the leading Cloud and Big Data players what they are offering and how to make use of it in your particular situation. Just as Cloud and Big Data solutions will be side by side on the Expo floor, so they are in the conference program. We're including below a tiny sampler of the breakouts you can look forward to...and if you look at the welter of ... (more)

Exclusive Q&A with VMware CTO Steve Herrod

"There's a lot of hype over cloud computing, but we're confident that we will have the tools to make the hype a reality and help enterprises leverage this new computing model for all of their applications and with their management and security concerns addressed," says VMware CTO Steve Herrod in this Exclusive Q&A with Jeremy Geelan, Conference Chair of SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo series (California, New York, and Prague). Steve Herrod, VMware CTO, during his Virtualization Conference & Expo Keynote in New York City Jeremy Geelan: Do you agree with Dell's Drew Engstrom that "virtualization has matured to the point where it is not just viewed as a red-hot, ‘solve everything' technology, but as an effective means...to meet specific business needs and objectives"? Are we really that far along already - and if so why? Steve Herrod: At VMware, we've worked together with ... (more)

VMware Virtualization News Live Coverage Initiated on Ulitzer

VMware Virtualization News live coverage initiated today on Ulitzer. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer-reviewed feature stories, bylined articles, blog posts, news, reviews, commentary, and unique editorial content authored by top experts in their fields. Ulitzer is designed to replace Wikipedia with Its three-dimensional live content offerings and dynamic topic structure. "Facebook established itself as the new and improved tool for Myspace users and Ulitzer will establish itself as the new, much improved, dynamic, and  three dimensional version of Wikipedia with live content," said Fuat Kircaali, founder of Ulitzer, Inc. "Ulitzer is an original and unique tool for readers who seek quality con... (more)

VMWare Virtualization Webcast on SYS-CON.TV

In light of today’s explosive IT infrastructure growth and complexity, organizations are increasingly adopting virtualization as a means of consolidating IT resources, simplifying management, and minimizing overhead. One of the most complex issues facing VMware users trying to fully capitalize on virtualization is managing, allocating, and protecting virtual data as they would actual data. Chris will discuss a three-pronged approach to tackling issues around virtual data in VMWare. He will provide insight on how to create a single, integrated, comprehensive and centralized interface for administering VMware data through a virtual storage infrastructure that complements VMware virtualization technology. Christopher Poelker is VP Enterprise Solutions, FalconStor. Prior to this, he was a storage architect at HDS. Before HDS, Chris was a lead storage architect at Compa... (more)

PowerBuilder Top Feature Picks

PBDJ - PowerBuilder Journal PowerBuilder 11.5 was released in the third quarter of 2008 and by early 2009 had made its way into many IT development shops. The draw is a significant set of enhancements that move the development experience closer to the nirvana anticipated in the PowerBuilder 12.0 release. PB 12.0 will complete Sybase's initial four-phase long range plan for PowerBuilder that was laid out in late 2003 (see Figure 1). In the meantime, PB 11.5 raises the bar in major areas such as application functionality, database connectivity, newer MS-Windows operating system compliance, more .NET compatibility, and Federal Desktop Core Configuration compliance. Once again I was able to join the PowerBuilder beta program for version 11.5, which let me continue my unbroken participation in every PowerBuilder release since version 0.8. The nice thing about the beta pro... (more)

VMware's VP of Emerging Business Explores Enterprise Cloud

In this Webcast recorded live at SYS-CON's 1st International Cloud Computing Expo in San Jose, CA, VMware's VP of Emerging Business, Dan Chu, shares details of VMware's plan to leverage its technology leadership in virtualization to deliver reliable, mobile technology to its customers and service providers worldwide. He explores cloud pitfalls and uncovers new methods for delivering applications on or off premise. As the saying goes, "a picture tells a thousand words," so let us encourage you to view this session in its entirety right away. View the VMware Webcast Live on SYS-CON.TV Now ! About Dan Chu: Dan Chu is VP of Emerging Business at VMware. He oversees VMware's emerging businesses, including small and medium business (SMB), software lifecycle automation, virtual appliances and ecommerce, as well as VMware Server and VMware Player. Previously he was president an... (more)