Microsoft Hyper V management
- April 10, 2013
Tools that plug in to native consoles can help VMware and Hyper-V shops tackle the challenges and complexities of multi-hypervisor management.
- August 09, 2012
VMware and Hyper-V management tools top the news for very different reasons. While a VMware acquisition could bolster vCOps, new Hyper-V features won't be available until System Center 2012 SP1.
- August 02, 2012
Windows Server 2012 becomes available on Sept. 4, but the software necessary to manage the newest version of Hyper-V remains at the pre-beta stage.
- June 19, 2012
For an accurate view of the competition between these industry titans, it’s best to look at the big picture in private and public cloud, experts say.
- April 19, 2012
New Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 features will streamline virtualization tasks and make things easier on IT pros. Here are the ones you should get excited for.
- February 22, 2012
Some small Hyper-V shops look to third-party Hyper-V monitoring and reporting tools as an alternative to the new mammoth Microsoft System Center 2012 bundles.
- December 20, 2011
Part two of our top 10 server virtualization news stories of 2011 covers the release of VMware vSphere 5, the vSphere 5 licensing controversy and Linux support for Xen.
- December 09, 2011
Actifio scores funding, expands in North America; DataCore melds software with Microsoft SCOM; EMC Iomega, StorMagic certified for vSphere 5.
- September 23, 2011
The OVA has grown to more than 200 members, NASA adopts Vblock, VMware Labs presents a new fling called VPT, and more news in brief.
- September 22, 2011
Shared-nothing live migration in Hyper-V 3.0 will improve small IT shops’ planned maintenance prospects, but the technology comes with some limits.
- August 29, 2011
VMware is kicking off its annual conference by shipping out its latest release; F5 supports Metro vMotion; VKernel rolls out vOperations Suite 4; VCE adds new Vblock for VDI.
- June 24, 2011
Netuitive adds Hyper-V support; Syncsort offers 10 minute P2V through NetApp; Oracle releases Oracle VM for x86 version 2.2.2; HP adds VAAI support to entry-level disk array.
- June 23, 2011
Citing Citrix Essentials' overlap with Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012, Citrix says it will focus its development efforts elsewhere.
- May 26, 2011
In a sign of more mixed virtual environments, Microsoft System Center will manage XenServer 6.0, and two new Citrix cloud initiatives will support both Hyper-V and VMware.
- May 25, 2011
Without SCVMM 2012 support, users can see the end of the road for Virtual Server 2005, though Microsoft says it won’t formally reach end of life for another few years.
- May 20, 2011
Microsoft TechEd 2011 had more than its fair share of virtualization news, from Exchange support for VMware HA to Veeam’s support for Hyper-V.
- May 20, 2011
For Microsoft TechEd 2011 attendees deploying Hyper-V, integrating storage management and data replication represent the next frontier.
- May 16, 2011
Established backup vendor Veeam will support Hyper-V. Users see the move as a sign that Microsoft’s virtualization platform has gained traction against VMware.
- April 15, 2011
McAfee taps Reflex for virtual security; NTT America builds vCloud; BlueCat IPAM supports Hyper-V; Decision Lens deploys NetEx virtual appliance and other news in brief.
- March 28, 2011
Microsoft says it will offer virtualization users a more application-oriented cloud portal than VMware’s vCloud Director; experts say VMware has ‘home-court advantage’ but should watch its back.
- January 14, 2011
Oracle rolls out VirtualBox 4.0; Citrix invests in GlassHouse Technologies and other news in brief.
- November 19, 2010
Microsoft's System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 could take on VMware's vCloud Director and its private cloud computing management vision.
- November 12, 2010
Users say Virsto's software is a promising tool to skirt the performance hit created by dynamic disks in Hyper-V environments. But some await tighter integration with Microsoft's SCVMM.
- June 17, 2010
Even with the promise of tightly integrated management from Microsoft, some die-hard Windows shops opt for VMware.
- May 10, 2010
Microsoft's David Greschler discusses how Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization strategy is part of its game plan to integrate server, desktop and cloud technologies.
- April 01, 2010
To close the gap on VMware, virtualization up-and-comers Microsoft and Red Hat both delivered beta offerings of their respective Hyper-V and RHEV offerings this week.
- March 22, 2010
Microsoft said Hyper-V R2 service pack 1 will feature Dynamic Memory, a memory management technique akin to VMware memory overcommit.
- February 24, 2010
Microsoft and Red Hat have made nice with new Hyper-V Linux Integration Components. RHEL will now run better as a guest on Hyper-V.
- February 16, 2010
Beta testers have taken a shine to Virsto One, which they say improves I/O performance and snapshot capabilities in Hyper-V shops.
- December 16, 2009
The DR automation that VMware users enjoy with SRM is now available to Microsoft Hyper-V shops, thanks to Citrix Essentials' Site Recovery feature.
- December 08, 2009
VKernel now offers a version of its Capacity Analyzer for Hyper-V, signaling the virtualization management company's new focus on Microsoft virtualization.
- September 30, 2009
Microsoft Hyper-V R2 will include live migration and has a lower entry price, but VMware says its memory overcommit feature translates into lower total costs.
- August 19, 2009
Microsoft Hyper-V R2's Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) and Jumbo Frames support will improve scalability and speed data transfers, one tester says.
- August 04, 2009
An expert considers Microsoft's virtualization and cloud computing strategy and weighs its chances against VMware's.
- July 27, 2009
Can Microsoft capitalize on the release of its Hyper-V R2 virtualization hypervisor, or is VMware's lead insurmountable? It depends on whom you ask.
- July 17, 2009
A free version of Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V means easier SAN integration. Read all about it, plus Trend Micro's use of VMsafe APIs and more, in these news briefs.
- 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.