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  • October 08, 2012 08 Oct'12

    Cisco sweetens deal for Nexus 1000V amid tepid adoption

    The Nexus 1000V virtual switch debuted to great fanfare in 2008, but now is being offered in a free version following relatively anemic demand.

  • September 26, 2012 26 Sep'12

    Fixes from Microsoft and VMware not quite crowd-pleasers

    While Microsoft and VMware offer fixes to soothe unhappy users, Red Hat hopes to break into the storage market, and the virtualization industry has plenty to say.

  • September 13, 2012 13 Sep'12

    VSphere incompatible with View and other virtualization complaints

    Twitter seems to be the IT admin’s venue of choice to vent virtualization frustrations about everything from vSphere and VMware View to Windows VMs.

  • September 07, 2012 07 Sep'12

    Software-defined storage previews intrigue VMware pros

    Software-defined storage may be an attractive option for IT shops, provided they can trust new kinds of vendors with their storage management.

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    VMware vSphere 5.1 updates include Web client, disaster recovery

    Many IT pros commended the technical improvements in vSphere 5.1, saying they were just as important as the move away from vRAM licensing.

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  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    Top 9 VMworld Instagrams

    SAN FRANCISCO -- If this whole virtualization thing doesn't work out, several VMworld 2012 attendees will have photography careers to fall back on. People at VMware's annual conference this week ...

  • August 29, 2012 29 Aug'12

    VMworld, oversubscribed

    VMworld seems to get bigger every year, and with each leap in growth comes some overcrowding. Some years, it’s been long lines to get into first-come, first-serve sessions, for example. And ...

  • August 29, 2012 29 Aug'12

    VMware HA to add Virtual Machine Component Protection

    Virtualization users look forward to VMware’s annual confab because that’s when solutions to their biggest problems are announced – though not always. This year is no exception. VMware shops will ...

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    Best of VMworld 2012 awards

    A panel of more than 10 industry experts selected the best technologies for TechTarget'’s Best of VMworld 2012 awards. And the winners are …

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    VMware vSphere licensing changes -- decoded

    Beth Pariseau, Senior News Writer -- As expected, VMware made a grand show of ending the much-reviled vRAM pricing program this week at VMworld 2012 in favor of per-CPU licensing and bundled up its ...

  • August 27, 2012 27 Aug'12

    VMware's growth under Paul Maritz

    SAN FRANCISCO -- During his final VMworld keynote this morning, outgoing VMware  CEO Paul Maritz shared these figures showing how much VMware and its community grew under his four-year tenure from ...

  • August 22, 2012 22 Aug'12

    From vRAM to vCloud, VMware is the talk of the town

    From the death of vRAM to VMware’s cloud eval service, everyone in the virtualization community has something to say. Read their two cents here.

  • August 22, 2012 22 Aug'12

    Why VMware shouldn't give up on new licensing

    A little more than a year ago, VMware ignited a firestorm by overhauling its vSphere pricing and licensing. Next week, the company will reportedly go back to the old way of doing things, in the ...

  • August 21, 2012 21 Aug'12

    VMware pros hail death knell for vRAM

    VMware experts cheer on reports from sources who say VMware will do away with its vRAM licensing at VMworld next week.

  • August 20, 2012 20 Aug'12

    Why virtualization admins and desktop hypervisors should be BFFs

    For time-crunched server virtualization admins, desktop hypervisors offer an ideal environment for troubleshooting, configuring and distributing VMs.

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