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  • VKernel throws down automation gauntlet for VMware

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 19 Dec 2011
  • With today’s release of version 4.5 of its vOps management software, Quest subsidiary VKernel is challenging VMware to an infrastructure automation duel. “[Paul] Maritz from VMware has been ...

  • VMware sneaks out vCenter Chargeback 2.0

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 07 Dec 2011
  • With little fanfare, VMware introduced version 2.0 of its chargeback tool last week, and the release notes include more “known issues” than new features. vCenter Chargeback has been renamed ...

  • VMware gets in on Puppet show

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 Nov 2011
  • VMware has joined Google and Cisco as a new investor in Puppet Labs, according to a press release issued today. VMware was one of the investors that contributed to an $8.5 million round of funding ...

  • OVA working to boost KVM exposure

    Alyssa Provazza - Senior Managing Editor 23 Sep 2011
  • The Open Virtualization Alliance, founded in May to promote KVM, has grown to more than 200 members since its launch, seeing specific interest from cloud-focused companies. But KVM isn't exactly ...

  • VMware networking R&D head jumps ship

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Sep 2011
  • VMware’s director of networking research and development is now with a new company, Big Switch Networks. Howie Xu was with VMware for nine years before making the move. He will lead the R&D ...

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V to support Hyper-V 3.0

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 15 Sep 2011
  • Cisco Systems Inc. is preparing to support Windows Server 8 Hyper-V with its Nexus 1000V virtual switch, which previously only supported VMware. A newly extensible virtual switch was among the ...

  • VMware teases vSphere roadmap at VMworld

    Keith Kessinger - TechTarget 08 Sep 2011
  • In future vSphere releases, VMware will focus on optimizing for the cloud and improving how clusters work. These changes will further blur the line between a virtual data center and a cloud ...

  • VMware MVP: A good idea, but…

    Keith Kessinger - TechTarget 07 Sep 2011
  • VMware highlighted its Mobile Virtualization Platform at VMworld 2011, but I left the show feeling like the technology is little more than a novelty. The concept itself is a good one, but the lack ...