Server virtualization staffing careers and budget
- January 29, 2020
VMware says the layoffs will allow the company to better focus on helping corporate users figure out their multi-cloud strategies and affected workers may be reassigned.
- January 31, 2018
Attendees at a Virtualization Technology User Group event learned about five laws for IT career growth that are particularly useful for the virtualization admin in a changing industry.
- March 12, 2014
VMware Certified Professionals now have to recertify on the latest versions of VMware products every two years, giving some VCPs reason for concern.
- December 13, 2013
Vendors released many important products and features over the last year, but what's in store for server virtualization trends in 2014?
- April 30, 2012
IT shops looking to recover costs should consider a chargeback or showback model. But these strategies are rife with political and technical hurdles.
- December 14, 2011
IT pros are making their wish lists and checking them twice as the holiday shopping season heats up.
- December 05, 2011
The VMware Certified Professional is still a must-have virtualization certification, but with so many VCPs out there, IT pros say experience matters more than ever.
- March 17, 2011
Some who have gone through the battery of testing required for VMware’s most coveted and competitive certification, VMware Certified Design Expert, say the process is too subjective.
- January 25, 2011
Virtualization has charted a new course for IT, but it may have stranded the business side of your organization.
- December 02, 2010
EMC, VMware and Cisco's VCE coalition is hiring hundreds of new technical and sales staff to boost sales of its Vblocks, which have been slow so far.
- October 07, 2010
As buying and managing backup agents for each virtual machine becomes more costly and complex, users have shifted to host-level backup tools, according to recent survey results.
- October 07, 2010
Good news: Virtualization is getting cheaper and easier. Bad news: It's hard to get budget approval, and IT pros don't always have the skills to support virtualization projects.
- May 25, 2010
Support for VMware Change Block Tracking delivers faster backup times; and other news in brief.
- April 22, 2010
VMware is set to announce two new certifications for virtualization professionals, and other news in brief.
- September 17, 2009
The deadline for an upgrade to new VMware Certified Professional 4 exam is looming, but some question whether certification boosts salary and is worth the effort.
- September 16, 2009
By tying licensing to physical hardware and other structures, Microsoft's licensing for server virtualization remains too restrictive.
- February 12, 2009
Despite budget cuts, business users continue to spend on virtualization, but support issues have slowed some deployments.
- 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...
- April 16, 2008
Citrix, VMware and others have pushed desktop virtualization, but users remain hesitant to deploy the technology given the upgrade requirements and cost.
- March 19, 2007
Capacity planning guru Tom Becchetti explains his less-is-more philosophy of deploying virtualization in the data center.