Server virtualization compliance and governance
- November 09, 2010
PCI DSS 2.0 officially acknowledges server virtualization, but PCI compliance in virtual environments is still more art than science.
- November 08, 2010
Virtualization product vendors offer guidance for PCI-compliant virtual data centers. These briefs also include news on CA's acquisition of Hyperformix and Zimbra's certification program.
- October 28, 2010
Enterprises that want to offer IT as a Service face challenges that include virtualization stall, bleeding-edge infrastructure automation tools and thorny policy orchestration problems.
- March 22, 2009
Products that manage virtual environments from mobile devices are here, but not all VMware users are interested.
- March 11, 2009
In today's news in brief, SAP uses Citrix XenServer instead of VMware, ScaleMP's new vSMP Foundation supports Intel Nehalem processors, and EMC Smarts is now VMware-aware.
- September 16, 2008
The Distributed Management Task Force has released the first version of the Open Virtualization Format (OVF), a standard for deploying virtual machines (VMs) in heterogeneous environments. DMTF also announced the VMAN VM management initiative.
- 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.
- March 04, 2008
To verify service-level agreements and sway skeptical customers, the Revere Group uses application management software from Nimsoft in its VMware environment.
- January 21, 2008
VMware's new Stage Manager plays in the murky landscape between application development and production environments.
- January 07, 2008
Virtualization-specific management software that governs virtual machines throughout their lifecycle may fill a void unsolved by traditional systems management tools.
- June 28, 2007
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.
- March 19, 2007
Capacity planning guru Tom Becchetti explains his less-is-more philosophy of deploying virtualization in the data center.
- February 06, 2007
IBM Research latest endeavor, sHype -- short for secure hypervisor – extends the concept of a trusted computing platform to Xen virtualization.