• March 28, 2011 28 Mar'11

    Virtualization market eyes Microsoft SCVMM 2012 beta

    Microsoft says it will offer virtualization users a more application-oriented cloud portal than VMware’s vCloud Director; experts say VMware has ‘home-court advantage’ but should watch its back.

  • March 22, 2011 22 Mar'11

    Microsoft touts Target, launches System Center 2012

    Microsoft Corp. revealed its new beta of System Center 2012 today. At the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) in Las Vegas, the company said System Center 2012 will "enable IT managers to deliver ...

  • March 18, 2011 18 Mar'11

    Storage for virtualization: New vendors, new protocols

    Virtualization pros can make their lives easier by consolidating their storage vendors and considering Fibre Channel alternatives. That's according to a recent report from Forrester analyst Andrew ...

  • March 17, 2011 17 Mar'11

    High availability tops virtualization concerns

    Last week's IDC Directions 2011 Boston conference was all about cloud, cloud, cloud. But if you haven't made the move "to the cloud" yet, you're probably chipping away at virtualization -- a ...

  • March 17, 2011 17 Mar'11

    VMware vCenter iPad client on the way

    The long-awaited VMware vCenter iPad client should soon be available in the App Store. Macworld reports that VMware has submitted the vCenter iPad client to Apple and is just waiting for approval. ...

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  • March 17, 2011 17 Mar'11

    Virtualization management tools: Navigating the muddy waters

    As virtualization management becomes more complicated, choosing management tools gets tougher. Hypervisor vendors and third-party ISVs all offer their own management solutions.

  • March 17, 2011 17 Mar'11

    VMware VCDX hopefuls yearn for scoring transparency

    Some who have gone through the battery of testing required for VMware’s most coveted and competitive certification, VMware Certified Design Expert, say the process is too subjective.

  • March 17, 2011 17 Mar'11

    VMware pitches alternative to Microsoft Exchange 2010 DAGs

    VMware says its HA capability for virtual machines combined with Symantec’s AppHA allows users to make an end-run around Microsoft support policies.

  • March 16, 2011 16 Mar'11

    EMC to sell VMware? Keep dreaming!

    At this month's New England VMware User Group meeting, an attendee told me about a conversation he'd had with an EMC higher-up. The topic turned to VMware, and the EMC executive said something ...

  • March 15, 2011 15 Mar'11

    Ex-VMware execs join Abiquo

    Wendy Perilli, VMware's former director of cloud computing product marketing, has joined Abiquo. The Redwood City, Calif.-based cloud management startup announced the hire today. Perilli joined ...

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    VMware acquires WaveMaker for Java app development: News in brief

    VMware buys Web app dev startup, integrates with Amazon; Veeam chases billion-dollar aspirations with Business View 2.0; NetEx offers free WAN optimization to VMware users.

  • March 10, 2011 10 Mar'11

    VMware's iPad app: A lesson in contradiction?

    News of the VMware View iPad client was all the rage yesterday. The constant discussion got so bad at one point that I had to close my Twitter client and take a breather (but not before I posted a ...

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    VMware View iPad client screenshots

    The VMware View Client for iPad hit Apple's App Store today. The VMware View iPad client lets users access their virtual desktops on their tablets using PC-over-IP on either WiFi or 3G networks. It ...

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    VMware shops intrigued by vCenter Operations

    Beta testers are impressed with VMware’s new automated root-cause analysis tool, but some are still waiting to test and get pricing information on the Advanced and Enterprise editions.

  • March 04, 2011 04 Mar'11

    VMware goes back to basics at New England VMUG

    VMware's approach to management is still a problem for users. Several attendees at yesterday's New England VMware User Group meeting in Newport, R.I. said the company has too many management ...