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  • Why tech workers can't get no satisfaction

    Alyssa Provazza - Editorial Director 25 Jan 2011
  • For the second straight year, technology professionals are feeling the effects of nearly flat wages. According to the 2011-2010 Annual Salary Survey from Dice, the average tech worker's salary ...

  • Will your data center disappear this year?

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 20 Jan 2011
  • Tonight, before you lock up your data center and hit the lights, take a look around. Gaze longingly at your racks of servers and bundles of cables. Listen to the sweet sounds of the machines ...

  • Another hint about new VMware vStorage APIs

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 Jan 2011
  • A little more than a month ago, I wrote a story about some new vStorage APIs that are coming from VMware Inc. and its storage partners, code which could improve visibility into the physical storage ...

  • Bob Muglia leaving Microsoft

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 10 Jan 2011
  • Bob Muglia, president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business and the public face of its Hyper-V push, is leaving the company. CEO Steve Ballmer announced Muglia's departure in an email to ...

  • Microsoft vs. VMware: To the cloud!

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 10 Jan 2011
  • "Virtualization alone does not a cloud make." Seems like a pretty innocuous statement, right? Not when it's on a Microsoft billboard, and that billboard happens to be along a stretch of highway ...

  • Server virtualization tops 2011 IT priorities

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 05 Jan 2011
  • IT managers still have server virtualization on the brain as they head into 2011. Server virtualization is the top priority for IT managers in 2011, according to TechTarget's 2011 IT Priorities ...

  • Announcing our 2011 virtualization predictions contest winner

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 22 Dec 2010
  • The winner of our 2011 virtualization predictions contest is Mike Preston, an IT pro for a school district in Ontario, Canada. Here's what he thinks the new year has in store for the virtualization ...

  • Dilbert takes on server virtualization

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 21 Dec 2010
  • A colleague passed along yesterday's Dilbert comic strip, which has a pretty random mention of server virtualization. Check it out:

  • Paul Maritz talks Microsoft, Oracle

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 16 Dec 2010
  • Paul Maritz knows VMware has a target on its back. The VMware CEO was the latest guest on Fortune's "Connected with Adam Lashinsky," where he talked about VMware's standing in the overall IT ...

  • 2010 in review and 2011 predictions on VMware podcast

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 16 Dec 2010
  • Brian Madden, Mike Laverick, Bridget Botelho and myself were guests on yesterday's VMware Communities Roundtable podcast. We talked about some of this year's biggest virtualization news -- such as ...

  • Year in review on tomorrow's VMware podcast

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 14 Dec 2010
  • A whole crew of TechTarget editors and experts will be on tomorrow's VMware Communities Roundtable show to talk about the top virtualization stories of 2010 and what we expect for 2011. I'll be ...

  • VMware Mobile Virtualization Platform demo video

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 14 Dec 2010
  • The VMware Mobile Virtualization Platform (MVP) was announced more than two years ago. Then the mobile phone virtualization product kind of fell off the face of the earth until last week, when ...

  • Juniper acquires Altor for virtualization security

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 06 Dec 2010
  • Juniper Networks acquired Altor Networks, a popular virtualization security vendor, for $95 million today. Altor makes Virtual Firewall, which took the bronze medal in the security category of ...

  • Why Reflex Systems replaced its CEO

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 03 Dec 2010
  • Virtualization management ISV Reflex Systems abruptly replaced President and CEO Peter Privateer Nov. 12 with its former VP of sales and business development Preston Futrell, and with very little ...

  • Contest: Virtualization predictions for 2011

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 02 Dec 2010
  • Get your crystal ball out! It's time to make some virtualization predictions for 2011. Email me your predictions by Dec. 17, and we'll randomly select two winners. One will get a copy of "Grow a ...