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  • 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 ...

  • VMware focuses on end-user computing on VMworld 2011 day two

    Lauren Horwitz 31 Aug 2011
  • On day two of VMworld 2011 during the technical keynote with CTO Steve Herrod, VMware focused on end-user computing, mobility and desktop virtualization. At the Tuesday session, Herrod devoted the ...

  • Maritz avoids vSphere 5 licensing talk

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 29 Aug 2011
  • VMware CEO Paul Maritz mentioned "canonical applications" and "cloud" dozens of times each during his VMworld keynote this afternoon. But there was one word buzzword he didn't mention at all: ...

  • Veeam scales out with Backup and Replication 6

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Aug 2011
  • Hyper-V support was the headline when Veeam previewed its Backup and Replication 6 product at Microsoft TechEd. But with the new release, which will begin shipping in the fourth quarter, Veeam’s ...

  • Catbird not buying vShield App, vendors say

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 18 Aug 2011
  • Catbird Networks and VMware will announce plans next week to deliver VMware vShield controls into Catbird vSecurity. Catbird disclosed the OEM plans this afternoon in response to a report (since ...

  • RHEV 3.0 beta supports up to 2 TB of RAM per VM

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 Aug 2011
  • Red Hat is emphasizing KVM’s scale-up capabilities with today’s beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0. The updated KVM hypervisor supported with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization ...

  • VCP, VCDX losing value, survey says

    Alyssa Provazza - Executive Editor 15 Aug 2011
  • VMware certifications may still look good on your resume, but the value of some has plummeted. The value of the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) has decreased 12.5% in the past six months, and ...

  • Killers to play VMworld 2011 party

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 01 Aug 2011
  • The Killers will headline the VMworld 2011 party. Today's announcement of The Killers as the VMworld 2011 party band makes up for several years of lackluster musical guests at the virtualization ...

  • Standing out in the market: How startups can fit in

    Alyssa Provazza - Executive Editor 01 Aug 2011
  • As virtualization and cloud vendors make more acquisitions (see: Citrix buying and dive deeper into IT infrastructure (see: vSphere 5), are the small guys getting squeezed out? Smaller ...