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  • Choosy admins choose vSphere

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 22 Oct 2010
  • In yesterday's blog post on the Hyper-V vs. VMware fight (or lack thereof), I mentioned that 76% of virtualization users named VMware as their primary platform, compared to just 13% that named ...

  • VMworld 2010 labs by the numbers

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 22 Oct 2010
  • I attended the New England VMware User Group meeting yesterday in Atkinson, N.H. The day started off with a VMworld 2010 recap, with a focus on the extremely popular labs. Here are some interesting ...

  • Hyper-V vs. VMware not much of a fight these days

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 21 Oct 2010
  • The July 2009 release of Microsoft Hyper-V R2 came with a lot of hype. Not just "Wow, this Hyper-V thing really has a chance to take off!" hype. We're talking "Is VMware the next Novell?" and "Is ...

  • What you learned at VMworld

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 20 Sep 2010
  • We recently asked readers to tell us what they learned at VMworld, and we enticed them with three prizes: TrainSignal DVDs, a Cisco Unified Computing System book and an official VMworld 2010 ...

  • VMware, Novell in acquisition talks, WSJ says

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 16 Sep 2010
  • A VMware/Novell acquisition is in the works, according to The Wall Street Journal. The paper has just reported that Novell "is in advanced talks" to sell its SUSE Linux operating system business to ...

  • Talking VMworld with the VMware community

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 16 Sep 2010
  • Before VMworld, VMware's social media guru John Troyer came on our This Week in Virtualization podcast to preview the show. This week, John returned the favor and invited me on the VMware ...

  • Virtualization Vendor Profile: UShareSoft

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 16 Sep 2010
  • Welcome to the latest edition of the Virtualization Vendor Profile. Every once in a while I’ll talk with a smaller or lesser-known company, learn about their business, discuss some industry trends, ...

  • Odds-makers: Who's buying Novell?

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 15 Sep 2010
  • The New York Post got the scoop today that Novell is selling itself in two parts: its SUSE Linux business will go to a mysterious "strategic buyer," and the rest to a private equity firm. Novell, ...