The Virtualization Room

August 2012

  • Top 9 VMworld Instagrams

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 30 Aug 2012
  • SAN FRANCISCO -- If this whole virtualization thing doesn't work out, several VMworld 2012 attendees will have photography careers to fall back on. People at VMware's annual conference this week ...

  • VMworld, oversubscribed

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 Aug 2012
  • VMworld seems to get bigger every year, and with each leap in growth comes some overcrowding. Some years, it’s been long lines to get into first-come, first-serve sessions, for example. And ...

  • VMware HA to add Virtual Machine Component Protection

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 Aug 2012
  • Virtualization users look forward to VMware’s annual confab because that’s when solutions to their biggest problems are announced – though not always. This year is no exception. VMware shops will ...

  • VMware vSphere licensing changes -- decoded

    Alyssa Provazza - Editorial Director 28 Aug 2012
  • Beth Pariseau, Senior News Writer -- As expected, VMware made a grand show of ending the much-reviled vRAM pricing program this week at VMworld 2012 in favor of per-CPU licensing and bundled up its ...

  • VMware's growth under Paul Maritz

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 27 Aug 2012
  • SAN FRANCISCO -- During his final VMworld keynote this morning, outgoing VMware  CEO Paul Maritz shared these figures showing how much VMware and its community grew under his four-year tenure from ...

  • Why VMware shouldn't give up on new licensing

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 22 Aug 2012
  • A little more than a year ago, VMware ignited a firestorm by overhauling its vSphere pricing and licensing. Next week, the company will reportedly go back to the old way of doing things, in the ...

  • A VMUG Game of Thrones

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 10 Aug 2012
  • For years, the independent New England VMware User Group has held large quarterly events for the VMware community in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine and New Hampshire. Next month, the global ...