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  • Virtualization grows despite management hurdles

    Alyssa Provazza - Senior Managing Editor 17 Feb 2011
  • Organizations are virtualizing more mission-critical applications and using more tools to manage their infrastructures. That's according to the results of Gabriel Consulting Group (GCG)'s 2010 x86 ...

  • Sharing the love for virtualization

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 14 Feb 2011
  • Congratulations to Dave Claussen, winner of our Valentine's Day virtualization poetry contest. Here's his winning entry: Roses are red I like iced tea How long before They virtualize me? We also ...

  • VMware killing Lab Manager

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 11 Feb 2011
  • As many users have predicted, VMware is indeed phasing out its Lab Manager product. VMware has not officially announced Lab Manager's end of life, but sources within the company said this week that ...

  • What do Hyper-V and the VMware CTO's dog have in common?

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 09 Feb 2011
  • ORLANDO -- VMware CTO Steve Herrod was just on stage at Partner Exchange 2011, showing a demo of a pet clinic application running on VMware's Spring platform. Herrod ended the demo by showing a ...

  • More on VMware vCloud Connector

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 08 Feb 2011
  • This morning we got the official announcement of VMware vCloud Connector, a new, free vSphere plug-in that I wrote about last week on VCloud Connector lets users view VMs ...

  • NIST issues virtualization security guidelines

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 04 Feb 2011
  • Sure, server virtualization has been around for a while and is very popular in IT. But you know a technology has really hit the big time when it gets its own national standards. The National ...

  • VMware names co-presidents, Maritz still CEO

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 02 Feb 2011
  • Paul Maritz is no longer VMware's president. The company has named four other executives as co-presidents: Carl Eschenbach, Richard McAniff, Tod Nielsen and Mark Peek. They will all report to ...

  • Contest: How much do you love virtualization?

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 01 Feb 2011
  • Today's the first day of February, and that means Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Valentine's Day is a time to express your love for the things that matter most in your life. And ...

  • Why tech workers can't get no satisfaction

    Alyssa Provazza - Senior Managing Editor 25 Jan 2011
  • For the second straight year, technology professionals are feeling the effects of nearly flat wages. According to the 2011-2010 Annual Salary Survey from Dice, the average tech worker's salary ...

  • Will your data center disappear this year?

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 20 Jan 2011
  • Tonight, before you lock up your data center and hit the lights, take a look around. Gaze longingly at your racks of servers and bundles of cables. Listen to the sweet sounds of the machines ...

  • Another hint about new VMware vStorage APIs

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 Jan 2011
  • A little more than a month ago, I wrote a story about some new vStorage APIs that are coming from VMware Inc. and its storage partners, code which could improve visibility into the physical storage ...

  • Bob Muglia leaving Microsoft

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 10 Jan 2011
  • Bob Muglia, president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business and the public face of its Hyper-V push, is leaving the company. CEO Steve Ballmer announced Muglia's departure in an email to ...