Virtual machine provisioning and configuration
- August 27, 2018
Hoping to keep its broad base of vSphere users engaged, VMware debuted an updated version of the virtualization offering and a version bundled with AppDefense.
- October 03, 2013
Efficient virtualization management is often a struggle, but new data center mapping technology could be the innovative solution admins need.
- March 08, 2013
New automation tools from Puppet aim to introduce VMware admins to the world of DevOps, but programming knowledge remains a barrier for some IT pros.
- October 30, 2012
As new virtual storage techniques and hypervisors with improved storage capabilities hit the market, reaction among admins has been mixed.
- August 20, 2012
For time-crunched server virtualization admins, desktop hypervisors offer an ideal environment for troubleshooting, configuring and distributing VMs.
- July 02, 2012
If you’re considering a heterogeneous virtualization shop, don’t count on multi-hypervisor management tools to solve all of your administration woes.
- June 27, 2012
Quest’s virtualization management customers say there’s room for improvement by a larger-scale company, but aren’t sure whether Dell would be the best fit.
- May 30, 2012
Over time, certain IT trends emerge. And if you look closely, you’ll find that major advances in software usually follow hardware innovation.
- March 02, 2011
Users report that ongoing VM stall in vSphere environments mainly arises from interoperability glitches with underlying infrastructure and finger-pointing among vendors.
- November 18, 2010
VM sprawl is the result of irresponsible server provisioning, so you need to implement stringent resource-allocation policies.
- 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.
- August 27, 2010
While VMware tries to boil the ocean with its vCenter suite, IT managers often still turn to third parties for virtualization management.
- May 17, 2010
In today's news in brief, Veeam Software has tweaked Reporter 4.0 to better report on VMware environments; and other news in brief.
- May 13, 2010
Citrix has added a raft of new features to XenServer 5.6 but made no mention of improvements to its XenCenter management console.
- March 31, 2010
A spate of new VMware password management products suggests that enterprises are grappling with security in virtualized environments.
- March 24, 2010
Underwhelmed by VMware Host Profiles, some large VMware shops have turned to vProfile, a new configuration management from Reflex Systems.
- March 22, 2010
An agreement between VMware and Likewise will give ESX and ESXi hosts native integration with Microsoft Active Directory.
- February 03, 2010
The University of Buckingham created a virtual lab for students from existing virtual infrastructure resources.
- February 01, 2010
Migrating from ESX to ESXi can be a hassle, but forward-looking users say there are clear management benefits from using the slimmed-down hypervisor.
- January 20, 2010
Installing ESXi on memory-based thumb drives and SD cards has gained steam among forward-looking VMware administrators.
- November 10, 2009
A new open source project strives to bring VMware-like fault tolerance to Xen hypervisor environments, and other news in brief.
- May 13, 2009
Oracle will purchase Virtual Iron's technology to bolster Oracle VM's capacity utilization and virtual machine configuration capabilities.
- May 12, 2009
Microsoft Hyper-V's new Live Migration and a unique solution to incompatibility problems stirred Microsoft virtualization software users at TechEd 2009.
- March 23, 2009
Virtual infrastructure management tools have flooded the market, but only 10 make our expert's list. Learn about the capabilities and benefits of these 10 tools.
- March 22, 2009
Products that manage virtual environments from mobile devices are here, but not all VMware users are interested.
- July 16, 2008
With FastScale and VMware, Informatica can dynamically provision application components on laptops for sales demos, enabling improved performance and more VMs to run per server.
- March 24, 2008
Configuresoft's Enterprise Configuration Management software is now tied to VMware's VirtualCenter, enabling IT to track compliance on software licensing on VMs.
- December 27, 2006
Virtualization vendors are readying x86 servers that will support memory capacities of 128GB and upwards of 100 virtual machines on a single box. But are IT managers ready?
- November 29, 2006
Managing virtual environments is the cornerstone of Novell's new ZENworks data center automation suite.