Virtual machine provisioning and configuration
- 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.
- March 04, 2009
Companies that can't afford top-of-the-line virtualization for disaster recovery can't expect continuous availability.
- January 29, 2009
Cisco Systems has released everything but the Nexus 1000V, its distributed virtual switch for VMware environments; and VMware has released version 1.5 of its VI Toolkit, replete with 32 new cmdlets.
- December 22, 2008
Citrix is due to release a suite of management tools for Microsoft Hyper-V that can compete with the sophistication of VMware Virtual Infrastructure and address a void in Hyper-V.
- October 27, 2008
VMware users applaud plans for a Linux-based VirtualCenter appliance and a cross-platform client. But the wait isn't over.
- October 13, 2008
Scalent Systems' Virtual Operating Environment software can now provision Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 environments, along with associated storage and network configurations, to bare-metal and virtual machines.
- July 16, 2008
In choosing Novell SUSE Xen virtualization and ZenWorks management controls, VIST Financial Corp. has saved hundreds of thousands of dollars.
- 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.
- June 09, 2008
When Credit Suisse couldn't find a virtual infrastructure management tool to meet its needs, it developed its own and launched a company to market it.
- April 19, 2008
Many companies deploy server virtualization in the hopes of reducing IT staff. But for some, virtualization has merely shifted IT roles rather than reduced head count.
- 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.
- June 02, 2006
As x86-server virtualization sweeps the data center, how will the various systems management tools adapt to the sea change?