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  • 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.

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  • 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 ...

  • May 09, 2011 09 May'11

    IBM addresses KVM memory overcommit with trial tool

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 2.2 offer some options for memory overcommit, but these features can interfere with one another in some scenarios, ...

  • May 09, 2011 09 May'11

    Red Hat KVM deployments face uphill battle

    A year after Red Hat declared sole allegiance to KVM, many shops still face logistical hurdles to putting the Kernel-based Virtual Machine hypervisor into production.

  • May 06, 2011 06 May'11

    Red Hat gives Windows the boot with RHEV 3.0

    Red Hat will shift its Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization management server from Windows to Java and Linux. Attendees at the Red Hat Summit say the change can’t come fast enough.

  • May 05, 2011 05 May'11

    Red Hat to improve VM conversion tools

    BOSTON -- By nature, virtual machines (VMs) are movers and shakers. The tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 perform the essential tasks of virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions, ...

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    Most Red Hat KVM customers are VMware users

    BOSTON -- Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) has about 500 customers worldwide, and more than half are existing VMware users. That's the word from Red Hat product marketing manager Chuck ...

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 features previewed

    BOSTON -- New details have emerged regarding Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3. Chuck Dubuque, a Red Hat product marketing manager, shared the details during a RHEV overview session here ...

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    VMware kills cloud's promise, Red Hat says

    BOSTON -- Your choice of hypervisor is a vote for the future of IT. And to choose VMware is to vote against the promise of cloud computing. That's been the message from Red Hat executives here at ...

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