Virtualization vendor comparisons
- July 06, 2011
Users aren’t sold that the Open Virtualization Alliance can promote KVM over VMware, the "safe” virtualization choice.
- June 23, 2011
Citing Citrix Essentials' overlap with Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012, Citrix says it will focus its development efforts elsewhere.
- June 17, 2011
If VMware buys it, will users come? The Digital Fuel acquisition will take time to sink in, especially for smaller shops that have already invested in chargeback tools.
- June 15, 2011
Free virtualization hypervisors can be tempting, but they often lack features, such as live migration and high availability, that really unlock the technology’s power.
- June 14, 2011
VMware's latest acquisition, reportedly worth $85 million, will bolster chargeback and service-level reporting within VMware’s portfolio, the company claims.
- June 07, 2011
The mainline Linux kernel now supports Xen, but the KVM horse has left the barn, say experts.
- June 06, 2011
Aston University chose Embotics’ V-Commander over VMware vCloud Director because it was more affordable and easier to set up, and to avoid being locked in with VMware.
- May 26, 2011
In a sign of more mixed virtual environments, Microsoft System Center will manage XenServer 6.0, and two new Citrix cloud initiatives will support both Hyper-V and VMware.
- May 20, 2011
Microsoft TechEd 2011 had more than its fair share of virtualization news, from Exchange support for VMware HA to Veeam’s support for Hyper-V.
- May 20, 2011
For Microsoft TechEd 2011 attendees deploying Hyper-V, integrating storage management and data replication represent the next frontier.
- May 18, 2011
Now that Microsoft Hyper-V sports Dynamic Memory and Live Migration, cost comparison with VMware’s ESX has gotten even more compelling.
- May 17, 2011
Microsoft will finally support Exchange 2010 DAG failover with VMware High Availability. The company announced the new Exchange 2010 VMware support policy at TechEd.
- May 13, 2011
Citrix will release the XenServer 6.0 beta in the run-up to its annual user conference, but some say it’s too late in the game to catch up to VMware.
- May 09, 2011
A year after Red Hat declared sole allegiance to KVM, many shops still face logistical hurdles to putting the Kernel-based Virtual Machine hypervisor into production.
- May 06, 2011
Red Hat will shift its Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization management server from Windows to Java and Linux. Attendees at the Red Hat Summit say the change can’t come fast enough.