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  • Microsoft needs to cut out the VMware middleman

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 28 Jun 2011
  • Pop quiz: Why did you buy your particular smartphone or tablet? A. Because of its cool apps that let me make dinner reservations, hail a taxi to the restaurant and then watch ESPN while I'm in said ...

  • Market reacts to Citrix departures

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Jun 2011
  • The departures of XenSource founders Simon Crosby and Ian Pratt from Citrix have generated plenty of buzz in the virtualization market today, with all eyes focused on the company's next move. ...

  • Simon Crosby, Ian Pratt to leave Citrix

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Jun 2011
  • XenSource co-founders Simon Crosby and Ian Pratt are leaving Citrix Systems to tackle their next project: cloud security. Crosby, Citrix's CTO, wrote today on his blog that he and Pratt, a Citrix ...

  • In real estate, as in IT, VMware goes big

    Alyssa Provazza - Senior Managing Editor 27 May 2011
  • Go big or go home. That’s been VMware’s strategy in the virtualization and cloud markets, so it’s no surprise the company is doing the same in real estate. VMware is planning a massive expansion at ...

  • Citrix's frustrating XenServer strategy

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 26 May 2011
  • SAN FRANCISCO -- Citrix Synergy was chock full of news on desktop virtualization and cloud computing this week. But if you were looking for server virtualization news, you had to do a little ...

  • Microsoft TechEd 2011 photos

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 19 May 2011
  • The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, which hosted TechEd 2011. These guys, who played synth pads and called themselves The Glitch Mob, were the first-day keynote's opening act. Robert ...

  • Microsoft TechEd 2011 reporter’s notebook

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 19 May 2011
  • ATLANTA -- Thoughts collected while going up and down seven or eight escalators to get from one TechEd session to another… VMM 2012: The beginning of the end for Virtual Server? According to ...

  • Microsoft moves beyond SMI-S with NetApp

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 17 May 2011
  • By Beth Pariseau, Senior News Writer ATLANTA -- NetApp and Cisco have issued another reference architecture in partnership with a virtualization vendor. This time it's Microsoft. The NetApp Hyper-V ...