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  • Microsoft, Citrix join VMware on 'magic' mountain

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 05 Jul 2011
  • VMware still rules, but the top of the virtualization mountain is getting crowded. Gartner has added Microsoft and Citrix to the leaders section of its server virtualization Magic Quadrant, ...

  • David Greschler leaves Microsoft

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 29 Jun 2011
  • David Greschler, Microsoft's director of virtualization and cloud computing, has left the company. Greschler and Douglas A. Brown of the popular virtualization site have founded a new ...

  • Microsoft needs to cut out the VMware middleman

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 28 Jun 2011
  • Pop quiz: Why did you buy your particular smartphone or tablet? A. Because of its cool apps that let me make dinner reservations, hail a taxi to the restaurant and then watch ESPN while I'm in said ...

  • SCVMM 2012 beta goes to second round

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 31 May 2011
  • Microsoft released a second beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012 to a broader audience May 26, bringing the product another step closer to general availability. Due out in the ...

  • Scenes from Citrix Synergy 2011

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 27 May 2011
  • SAN FRANCISCO -- What do Dilbert, teddy bears and Angry Birds have in common? They were all among the sights at this week's Citrix Synergy 2011 conference. Here are some pictures from the show: The ...

  • In real estate, as in IT, VMware goes big

    Alyssa Provazza - Executive Editor 27 May 2011
  • Go big or go home. That’s been VMware’s strategy in the virtualization and cloud markets, so it’s no surprise the company is doing the same in real estate. VMware is planning a massive expansion at ...

  • Citrix's frustrating XenServer strategy

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 26 May 2011
  • SAN FRANCISCO -- Citrix Synergy was chock full of news on desktop virtualization and cloud computing this week. But if you were looking for server virtualization news, you had to do a little ...

  • Microsoft TechEd 2011 photos

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 19 May 2011
  • The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, which hosted TechEd 2011. These guys, who played synth pads and called themselves The Glitch Mob, were the first-day keynote's opening act. Robert ...