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P2V, V2V and V2P migration News
November 22, 2011
Doing a long-distance live migration these days is a Herculean effort, but F5 Networks says it’s time is coming for mere mortals.
September 22, 2011
Shared-nothing live migration in Hyper-V 3.0 will improve small IT shops’ planned maintenance prospects, but the technology comes with some limits.
June 10, 2011
The new version of vCenter Converter Standalone will optimize disk partition alignment, Virsto snares $12 million in funding, and VMware partners with Hitachi on cloud services.
June 25, 2010
Support for KVM server virtualization has grown, but users who make the move from KVM to Xen face a potentially complex migration process and political minefields in the data center.
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