Value-added Distributor, Cloud Distribution Ltd, today announced that it has signed Vitar Software – a pioneer in cloud-based, secure visitor management applications. The signing of Vitar is the latest step in Cloud Distribution’s strategy to offer the channel disruptive, innovative and secure solutions that leverage the Cloud. Vitar Secure Visitor Management Software is a suite of easy to use tools to help professionally manage all visitors and contractors on any customer premise. The hosted application is designed to eliminate reception queues by replacing manual sign in systems. A single web-based management platform delivers both real time and historical visitor and contractor reports and allows organisations of any size, in any location, to be serviced by one single solution – providing[…]

Stratus Technologies, the world leader of uptime assurance for critical business operations, today announced the Stratus® Uptime Appliance for vCenter Server, the universal management hub for the VMware vSphere virtualization infrastructure. As VMware’s centralised framework for managing server, network and storage resources continues to expand in the scope and sophistication, the risks associated with vCenter Server downtime increase many fold. VMware vCenter Server is a single point of failure; without it, there is no control over hosts or virtual machines within the infrastructure. “If the control tower at Chicago O’Hare airport suddenly went black, planes would continue to fly but, without someone directing traffic, order in the skies above the city would deteriorate quickly,” said Matt Eastwood, group vice president[…]