Microsoft Hyper V and Virtual Server

  • July 09, 2007 09 Jul'07

    Review: VirtualBox good alternative to VMware, Microsoft tools

    VMware, Microsoft and Xen have dominated the virtualization space until now. Newcomer VirtualBox competes well, according to expert Serdar Yegulalp.

  • June 28, 2007 28 Jun'07

    Software licensing needs clarity for virtualization

    Virtualization is being used in 25% of data centers today, but few software vendors have spelled out licensing policies for running their products in virtual machines.

  • May 10, 2007 10 May'07

    Microsoft backpedals on 'Viridian' virtualization

    A beta version of Microsoft Windows Server Virtualization "Viridian" will ship with RTM version of Windows Server "Longhorn" later this year, but without some core features.

  • April 12, 2007 12 Apr'07

    Microsoft delays virtualization betas

    Microsoft has officially delayed the betas of both Windows Server Virtualization a.k.a. Viridian, as well as Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1.

  • April 11, 2007 11 Apr'07

    With virtualization, some users skip the P2V tools

    Not every physical-to-virtual migration is achieved using a P2V utility; some IT managers prefer to create virtual machines the old-fashioned way.

  • April 03, 2007 03 Apr'07

    Microsoft intros virtualization-friendly Vista Enterprise license

    Microsoft's new Vista Enterprise license makes it legal – and cost-effective – to virtualize your desktops using VDI.

  • March 22, 2007 22 Mar'07

    The Virtual Machinist: Virtualization vendor strategies

    Virtualization is no longer a cutting-edge technology. In moving from hype to mainstream, every customer on the planet is supposed to adopt virtualization within the next few years. Such an expectation affects more than marketing strategies. When ...

  • March 01, 2007 01 Mar'07

    The Virtual Machinist: Microsoft's virtualization struggles

    Unlike the markets for desktop business applications and operating systems, Microsoft Corp., finds itself playing catch-up in the virtualization space. However, there are indications coming out of Redmond that the software giant is finally paying ...

  • February 27, 2007 27 Feb'07

    VMware criticizes Microsoft virtualization licensing

    VMware contends that Microsoft is stalling the spread of virtualization with its licenses, but analysts said Microsoft isn't the only vendor whose licenses need to be overhauled.

  • February 12, 2007 12 Feb'07

    Microsoft, Novell detail virtualization plans

    Novell and Microsoft laid out their joint development roadmap for virtualization, which promises "paravirtualized" SUSE Linux running on Windows virtualization - and vice-versa.

  • January 29, 2007 29 Jan'07

    VMware P2V tool focuses on Microsoft Windows

    Got Windows boxes you want to virtualize? VMware Converter, a P2V migration tool, has completed its beta and is now generally available.

  • January 03, 2007 03 Jan'07

    New year, new Linux virtualization options

    Open sourcers have ported OpenVZ to run on power-savvy Sun UltraSPARC T1 chips, while Linus Torvalds chose the obscure KVM over Xen for a forthcoming Linux kernel.

  • December 18, 2006 18 Dec'06

    Virtual machine makeover shrinks disk space needs

    Supporting HealthWare Corp.'s growing library of virtual machines (VMs) called for constant hard disk purchases. Find out how the CEO found and implemented a VM diet plan.

  • December 11, 2006 11 Dec'06

    Cassatt adds Xen, VLANs to Collage

    Cassatt Collage 4.0 supports Xen virtualization, dynamically creates virtual LANs; Hyperic adds VMware support.

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Microsoft Virtual Server flawed, not broken, users say

    Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 may have its shortcomings, but its familiar user interface and "good enough" performance are enough to keep some Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 early adopters from defecting to VMware. And you can't beat the price.