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  • Virtualization Vendor Profile: Zerto

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Jul 2011
  • A new virtualization replication company called Zerto claims to have built a better mousetrap for disaster recovery. Zerto left stealth mode last month and is already generating some buzz, because ...

  • A look at VMware's lobbying efforts

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 07 Jul 2011
  • VMware always gets IT people talking, but on Capitol Hill, the company is pretty quiet. Today I stumbled across a Hewlett-Packard blog post about how much money certain IT vendors spent on federal ...

  • 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, ...

  • Former VMware exec founds virtualization storage company

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 16 Jun 2011
  • Dr. Kieran Harty, VMware's former executive vice president of engineering, is now tackling storage performance and management headaches. His startup, Tintri, launched in March, after two and a half ...

  • EMC, VMware in 'furious high gear' over VAAI glitch

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 10 Jun 2011
  • EMC and VMware are as close as two vendors can get, but that doesn't make them immune to integration problems. An issue with some versions of EMC's Engenuity Symmetrix VMax disk array microcode and ...

  • 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 - Editorial Director 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 ...