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  • May 26, 2011 26 May'11

    Citrix focuses on choice with XenServer 6.0, Project Olympus

    In a sign of more mixed virtual environments, Microsoft System Center will manage XenServer 6.0, and two new Citrix cloud initiatives will support both Hyper-V and VMware.

  • May 25, 2011 25 May'11

    Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 days numbered, users say

    Without SCVMM 2012 support, users can see the end of the road for Virtual Server 2005, though Microsoft says it won’t formally reach end of life for another few years.

  • May 20, 2011 20 May'11

    Hyper-V users make storage and DR wish list

    For Microsoft TechEd 2011 attendees deploying Hyper-V, integrating storage management and data replication represent the next frontier.

  • May 20, 2011 20 May'11

    Mind the air gap: Can security and consolidation coexist?

    Segmenting data on separate physical servers isn’t the only way to ensure security these days. In many cases, virtualization does just as good a job.

  • May 20, 2011 20 May'11

    Microsoft TechEd 2011 virtualization news

    Microsoft TechEd 2011 had more than its fair share of virtualization news, from Exchange support for VMware HA to Veeam’s support for Hyper-V.

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  • May 19, 2011 19 May'11

    Microsoft TechEd 2011 photos

    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 ...

  • May 19, 2011 19 May'11

    Microsoft TechEd 2011 reporter’s notebook

    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 ...

  • May 18, 2011 18 May'11

    Cost comparisons push Microsoft Hyper-V growth

    Now that Microsoft Hyper-V sports Dynamic Memory and Live Migration, cost comparison with VMware’s ESX has gotten even more compelling.

  • May 17, 2011 17 May'11

    Microsoft moves beyond SMI-S with NetApp

    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 ...

  • May 17, 2011 17 May'11

    Microsoft changes tune on Exchange 2010 VMware HA support

    Microsoft will finally support Exchange 2010 DAG failover with VMware High Availability. The company announced the new Exchange 2010 VMware support policy at TechEd.

  • May 16, 2011 16 May'11

    VMware acquires ANOTHER management company, Shavlik

    VMware's acquisition spree continues today with Shavlik Technologies. Shavlik is VMware's partner in VMware Go, a service designed to help SMBs deploy and manage virtualization more quickly and ...

  • May 16, 2011 16 May'11

    Hyper-V shops gain new backup option in Veeam

    Established backup vendor Veeam will support Hyper-V. Users see the move as a sign that Microsoft’s virtualization platform has gained traction against VMware.

  • May 13, 2011 13 May'11

    With XenServer 6.0, Citrix takes another stab at VMware

    Citrix will release the XenServer 6.0 beta in the run-up to its annual user conference, but some say it’s too late in the game to catch up to VMware.

  • May 11, 2011 11 May'11

    Long-distance vMotion inches toward reality…who will use it?

    A new product announced by VMware parent company EMC Corp. this week could lay the groundwork for live migration of virtual servers over large geographic distances. But storage is just one part of ...

  • May 10, 2011 10 May'11

    KVM and Hyper-V sittin' in a tree, l-a-m-e-n-t-i-n-g

    At last week's Red Hat Summit, company execs painted Microsoft as their bitter rival. But the two vendors may have more in common than you'd think. I was reading Beth Pariseau's story on KVM's slow ...

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