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April 10, 2013
Tools that plug in to native consoles can help VMware and Hyper-V shops tackle the challenges and complexities of multi-hypervisor management.
August 09, 2012
VMware and Hyper-V management tools top the news for very different reasons. While a VMware acquisition could bolster vCOps, new Hyper-V features won't be available until System Center 2012 SP1.
August 02, 2012
Windows Server 2012 becomes available on Sept. 4, but the software necessary to manage the newest version of Hyper-V remains at the pre-beta stage.
June 19, 2012
For an accurate view of the competition between these industry titans, it’s best to look at the big picture in private and public cloud, experts say.
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