VMware has launched its long-anticipated public infrastructure as a service (IaaS), touting its virtual networking capabilities as a differentiator from other established hybrid cloud offerings.
On the exhibition floor at the Uptime Institute Symposium, I/O Data Centers showed software that lets a facilities manager navigate through a data center in virtual-reality fashion.
When one or more virtual machines on the physical host consumes large amounts of disk I/O, performance for other virtual machines degrades.
A British student has created a telepresence robot that recognizes when a human is addressing it and mimics human behavior.
The offering still remains a bit of a dark horse in the race for cloud business, though it offers compute, storage and content delivery services, and has been upgrading its IT management software.
The users are the believers, the non-users are the skeptics, one expert says.
Businesses weigh a Google Glass ban, concerned that the wearable computers will be used to secretly film people.
Developers will have no problem cracking open the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset that connects to a PC and plays 3D games. It's unclear what the final product will look like.
A Stanford student charts the details about which Twitter users won Google Glass competition and the pitches that got them into the circle of earliest users.
The U.S. Army is not new to using simulated virtual environments for training. In fact, almost all soldiers have used virtual simulations, according to Douglas Maxwell, the science and technology manager for virtual world strategic applications at the Army's Simulation & Training Technology Center in Orlando.