The Virtualization Room

September 2011

  • Announcing our new advisory board member

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 28 Sep 2011
  • Please join me in welcoming Christian Mohn to the Server Virtualization Advisory Board! Mohn, an infrastructure consultant based in Norway, is a VMware vExpert for 2011 and co-host of the vSoup ...

  • OVA working to boost KVM exposure

    Alyssa Provazza - Executive Editor 23 Sep 2011
  • The Open Virtualization Alliance, founded in May to promote KVM, has grown to more than 200 members since its launch, seeing specific interest from cloud-focused companies. But KVM isn't exactly ...

  • VMware networking R&D head jumps ship

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Sep 2011
  • VMware’s director of networking research and development is now with a new company, Big Switch Networks. Howie Xu was with VMware for nine years before making the move. He will lead the R&D ...

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V to support Hyper-V 3.0

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 15 Sep 2011
  • Cisco Systems Inc. is preparing to support Windows Server 8 Hyper-V with its Nexus 1000V virtual switch, which previously only supported VMware. A newly extensible virtual switch was among the ...

  • VMware teases vSphere roadmap at VMworld

    Keith Kessinger - TechTarget 08 Sep 2011
  • In future vSphere releases, VMware will focus on optimizing for the cloud and improving how clusters work. These changes will further blur the line between a virtual data center and a cloud ...

  • VMware MVP: A good idea, but…

    Keith Kessinger - TechTarget 07 Sep 2011
  • VMware highlighted its Mobile Virtualization Platform at VMworld 2011, but I left the show feeling like the technology is little more than a novelty. The concept itself is a good one, but the lack ...

  • VMware previews future SRM features

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 Sep 2011
  • In the future, VMware Site Recovery Manager will offer policy-based, multi-tenant disaster recovery for vCloud Director. That’s according to VMware officials who previewed the Site Recovery Manager ...

  • Wanted: Server Virtualization Advisory Board member

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 06 Sep 2011
  • We have an open spot on our Server Virtualization Advisory Board. Would you like to fill the void? Our advisory board members are our go-to experts who keep us up to date on the latest news and ...

  • Red Hat has it both ways with Hybrid Mode

    Keith Kessinger - TechTarget 06 Sep 2011
  • Red Hat revealed a future feature of KVM and Red Hat Enterprise Linux at VMworld 2011 that will allow native non-virtualized applications to run alongside virtual machines and virtual desktops on a ...