Using virtual machine appliances
- November 28, 2011
SMBs should read the fine print before deploying VMware’s vSphere Storage Appliance, according to some who have kicked the tires on the product.
- August 23, 2011
Evaluating software often involves lengthy, complicated POC deployments. But virtual appliances can make the process faster and more effective.
- July 20, 2011
After a security breach in 2008, New Mexico’s Human Services Department turned to tools from Juniper and HyTrust to harden its virtual server environment.
- May 31, 2011
From managing backup copies to server-side SSD caching, users say emerging I/O redirection and optimization tools are key to managing storage in virtual infrastructures.
- May 02, 2011
PacketMotion's new virtual appliance can detect events and anomalies at the transaction level and stop rogue transactions as they happen, the vendor says.
- December 03, 2010
Replication was infeasible with a 10 Mbps WAN connection, and WAN optimization hardware looked like it would break the bank; that's when a NetEx virtual appliance entered the picture.
- August 16, 2010
Vizioncore refurbishes FlashRestore; HyTrust offers policy enforcement integration with Intel TXT
- June 09, 2010
Thanks to a new pact between VMware and Novell, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is now VMware's Linux of choice for virtual appliances.
- May 20, 2010
A decade ago, Java showed us the value of abstracting an application from an OS. As recent news from VMware and Oracle shows, Java abstraction has even more value today.
- May 06, 2010
A traditional operating system can drag down virtual machine performance and waste valuable resources. With JeOS, you can trim the fat and reap the benefits.
- April 15, 2010
Back in the days of BEA WebLogic, the virtual appliance marketplace was still on the fringe of IT. But virtual appliances are finally catching on.
- April 06, 2010
Remote offices are the next logical destination for virtualization, but IT managers aren't clear on which form virtualizing servers should take.
- March 17, 2010
The latest VMware Workstation and Fusion betas feature improved graphics performance and virtual machines with up to 2 TB virtual disks.
- January 13, 2010
After five months in beta, VMware Go installation service is ready to automate the installation and configuration of VMware's free ESXi hypervisor.
- November 06, 2009
VMware says it won't develop a general-purpose Linux distro, but it may have other tricks – such as a Linux Jeos virtual appliance -- up its sleeve.