VMworld attendees clamor for vSphere details In a session on vSphere, the newest incarnation of Virtual Datacenter OS, attendees pressed VMware CEO Paul Maritz for details on the new software-as-mainframe platform.
VMware trumps Hyper-V in hypervisor comparison
In a hypervisor comparison, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer and Virtual Iron all lack important features, says an analyst report presented at VMworld Europe.
Does VMware VDI enable cost savings
After a session on the CAPEX and OPEX savings from VMware VDI, .virtualization expert Brian Maddden takes VMware's savings model to task.
Virtualization licensing still a problem
In his session on virtualization licensing, presenter Chris Wolf will note that while some companies such as Micrsooft, IBM and CA have made virtualization licensing policies easier, there are some vendor holdouts.
Intel and VMware collaborate on desktop virtualization
VMware announced that its bare-metal hypervisor will be optimized to run on desktops and notebooks that use Intel processors with Intel's vPro technology.
VMware's vShield security tool makes its entrée
VMware threw network teams a bone with vShield Zones, which will enable them to preserve virtual machine security settings without using physical segmentation.
VMware's Maritz touts vSphere as 'software mainframe'
At VMworld Europe, VMware's CEO, Paul Maritz, outlined how IT shops and service providers will be able to build a software-based mainframe with the company's vSphere platform.
VMware View to incorporate PC over IP
VMware demoed its VMware View in 3-D performance over a LAN and revealed some top-notch 3-D graphics Too bad that VMware is taking credit for performance that has everything to do with VMware partner Teradici, says a virtualization expert.
VMware needs to prove worth of VDC-OS
VMware demoed its VMware View in 3-D performance over a LAN and revealed some top-notch 3-D graphics On the eve of VMworld Europe, VMware users discuss hopes for a rock-solid Virtual Datacenter OS (VDC-OS) in terms of security, capacity planning and cloud computing.
Will a free XenServer give Citrix a boost in the marketplace?
With the new free version of Citrix XenServer, Citrix may be better poised to compete against VMware..
VMware announces vCenter high-availability capability
With VMware's recently announced Server Heartbeat for vCenter, IT shops now have high-availability functionality for vCenter and can protect against data center downtime. p>
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