Category Archives: Infrastructure & Platforms

Storage in the virtual era

by Freeform Dynamics The growth in use of server virtualisation technology is having a knock-on[...]

Approaching x86 Consolidation

by Freeform Dynamics All IT initiatives need an objective view of requirements and choices on[...]

Server Virtualisation for real: When your IT shop really is a Zoo

Keeping virtualised IT systems running requires more than technology. This webcast looks at how Chester[...]

How do you manage service levels in a virtualised environment?

In previous research projects we’ve examined the impact of service level monitoring and management, and[...]

The case for storage virtualisation

‘Virtualisation’ is acknowledged by IT professionals as being a pretty good thing. But when we[...]

Server Virtualisation for Hard-Nosed People

This webcast reveals the experiences of organisations who have extensive practice of x86 server virtualisation.[...]

Evolution of x86 Server Estates

by Dale Vile and Jon Collins Justifying the purchase of x86 servers to run new[...]

Desktop Modernisation

by Dale Vile and Tony Lock The personal computer is one of the few parts[...]

Breaking out of the virtualisation pilot

By Jon Collins The IT industry is full of bad habits, none greater than treating[...]

What is service management?

This 60-minute webcast features Martin Atherton and Tony Lock, who donning business and IT hats[...]

Evolution of Dynamic IT

by Dale Vile and Tony Lock Against the backdrop of an increasingly fast moving and[...]

Pricing the fluffy stuff

By Josie Sephton Cloud really is the new black, and it is hard to get[...]

Server Virtualization in Context

by Dale Vile and Jon Collins One of the hottest topics in the IT industry[...]

Desktop Virtualisation

by Martin Atherton and Jon Collins It is early days for virtualisation in the desktop[...]

The Virtualization Workshop

In this Webcast hosted by Tim Philips, Jon Collins talks to Microsoft’s virtualisation lead David[...]

The strategic upside of power accountability

By Dale Vile Research conducted by Freeform Dynamics a year ago suggested that the majority[...]

Making IT Work In The Real World

Most organisations run a mix of systems in their IT infrastructure. One of the challenges[...]

SOA and Growth Markets

by Jon Collins and Dale Vile KEY FINDINGS SOA is as relevant in growth economies[...]

BT and Cloud

By Dale Vile While the cloud computing market is in its infancy at the moment,[...]

Clarity on Cloud

By Dale Vile A senior exec from a major IT vendor recently commented in a[...]

Server Platforms and Operating Systems

By Tony Lock What’s happening today in the server infrastructures deployed by organisations, large and[...]

Challenging the cloud revolution

By Dale Vile Some niche and emerging enterprise IT suppliers, such as Salesforce.com, Google and[...]

The Business Service Management Imperative

by Jon Collins What is Business Service Management, anyway? Business Service Management (BSM) has been[...]

WAN Optimisation

There is a lot of talk concerning ’Cloud services’. But what are some of the[...]