The Virtualization Room

March 2011

  • High availability tops virtualization concerns

    Alyssa Provazza - Editorial Director 17 Mar 2011
  • 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 ...

  • VMware vCenter iPad client on the way

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 17 Mar 2011
  • 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. ...

  • EMC to sell VMware? Keep dreaming!

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 16 Mar 2011
  • 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 ...

  • Ex-VMware execs join Abiquo

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 15 Mar 2011
  • 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 ...

  • VMware's iPad app: A lesson in contradiction?

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 10 Mar 2011
  • 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 ...

  • VMware View iPad client screenshots

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 09 Mar 2011
  • 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 ...

  • VMware goes back to basics at New England VMUG

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 04 Mar 2011
  • 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 ...