Microsoft Hyper V and Virtual Server
- October 27, 2008
VMware users applaud plans for a Linux-based VirtualCenter appliance and a cross-platform client. But the wait isn't over.
- October 20, 2008
The IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Server Virtualization Tracker showed virtualization licenses have increased 52% year over year, which has had an impact on server sales.
- October 17, 2008
Microsoft's licensing restrictions and technologies prevent software developers from packaging Microsoft Windows and applications as virtual appliances.
- October 15, 2008
Using the Open Virtualization Format standard, Citrix Systems' Project Kensho toolkit packages virtual appliances so they can be used on different hypervisors and clouds.
- September 12, 2008
Virtualization technology has become entrenched data centers, with VMware as the overwhelming choice of virtualization platform, according to the Data Center Decisions 2008 Purchasing Intentions Survey. But managers remain cautious about third-party...
- September 09, 2008
Microsoft Hyper-V's equivalent to VMware VMotion will be available in the next version of Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V R2, due out in 2010.
- August 25, 2008
Citrix Systems' CTO gave a preview of some of the 100 new features packed into the upcoming version of XenServer, which hits the market sometime in September.
- August 07, 2008
Despite the chatter that the Xen hypervisor is under threat from Hyper-V and VMware, it's here to stay, affirmed Citrix CTO Simon Crosby at LinuxWorld/Next Generation Data Center.
- July 28, 2008
VMware now offers ESX3i server for free, but only open-sourcing the hypervisor's code will truly enable VMware to compete against Microsoft, some say.
- July 08, 2008
VMware's board of directors announced abruptly that it has replaced VMware co-founder, CEO and President Diane Greene with EMC Cloud Computing Division President Paul Maritz.
- July 07, 2008
With new integration between Hyper-V and System Center, ClearCube spin-off VDIworks has stepped eagerly into the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) market for Microsoft shops.
- May 15, 2008
Citrix Systems' Xen may not rival VMware's functionality or Hyper-V's price, but it can boast interoperability with Hyper-V and solid virtual desktop technology.
- April 29, 2008
Microsoft's Hyper-V is priced aggressively, but VMware users that have invested money and time in the software won't switch without proven performance results.
- March 17, 2008
Among Surgient Lab Management 5.4 new features are support for VMware ESX Server 3.5, Firefox and HP Quality Center, but VMware won't concede a disadvantage.
- December 18, 2007
When it comes to pricing, VMware acts like it's "the only one," says an enterprise customer. Oh, wait; it is the only one -- for now.