Virtualization vendor comparisons
- November 04, 2010
Recently uncovered code in vSphere 4.1 detects third-party guest hypervisors on the network. Is this a signal that VMware plans to support and manage Hyper-V and Xen VMs?
- October 21, 2010
While Cisco Systems' Unified Computing System is a natural fit with VMware's vSphere, a furniture retailer chose the cost savings and manageability of Hyper-V over VMware.
- October 18, 2010
As VMware prepares to announce its third-quarter earnings, experts assess its short-term growth prospects and whether cloud computing can fuel company growth over the long term.
- September 27, 2010
As speculation swirls around a possible deal for Novell's SUSE Linux operating system, virtualization experts are also eyeing Novell's PlateSpin virtualization management tools.
- September 14, 2010
Research indicates that the XenServer adoption rate outpaces its competition, and users say that XenDesktop drew them to XenServer, but other factors have kept them with Citrix's hypervisor.
- September 01, 2010
Big winners this year included Symantec, VKernel, VMware, Veeam, Kaviza
- August 13, 2010
Server virtualization products from Microsoft and Citrix have given IT shops more flexibility to choose hypervisors and tools for different workloads -- at better prices.
- July 01, 2010
The vKernel software 'taster' tool, which identifies storage I/O latency problems, has advantages over vCenter.
- June 25, 2010
Support for KVM server virtualization has grown, but users who make the move from KVM to Xen face a potentially complex migration process and political minefields in the data center.
- June 17, 2010
Even with the promise of tightly integrated management from Microsoft, some die-hard Windows shops opt for VMware.
- April 15, 2010
IT shops can choose between two imperfect options when purchasing VMware's software: buying VMware directly or via third parties.
- April 01, 2010
Limited guest operating system support highlights Microsoft's tricky balancing act: functioning as an operating system vendor and a virtualization vendor.
- January 12, 2010
Can VMware outrun competition from Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization? While Hyper-V has changed virtualization pricing, VMware's superior performance is still the brass ring.
- January 08, 2010
Judges have selected the best virtualization products of 2009 in six categories: platforms, management, backup and storage, security, hardware, and desktop virtualization.
- December 23, 2009
VMware, Microsoft and Citrix all released new server virtualization products in 2009. Find out which became the biggest virtualization news story of the year.