- July 20, 2012
Here's a sneak peek at new features coming in VMware's vSphere 5.1, as well as roadmap details for Site Recovery Manager.
- July 17, 2012
VMware CEO Paul Maritz will reportedly be replaced by an EMC exec and some VMware watchers say a change in leadership is just what the company needs to bring focus back to its core virtualization business.
- July 13, 2012
Citrix will add shared-nothing storage live migration to XenServer, to compete with Microsoft's Hyper-V.
- July 12, 2012
Microsoft's Hyper-V growth rate in units shipped outstripped VMware's vSphere as of the first quarter of 2012, according to IDC data. But do these numbers tell the whole story?
- July 10, 2012
When Microsoft’s Windows Server 2012 ships, Hyper-V shops will have fewer licensing options. Some IT pros say that’s a good thing.
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- 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 29, 2012
Couldn’t make it to this year’s Red Hat Summit and JBoss World? We hit the high points with quotes and insight from the event.
- June 28, 2012
As Microsoft and VMware battle for supremacy in cloud management and virtualization, Red Hat offers new pricing deals. But price has never been the problem for Red Hat's software.
- 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.
- June 25, 2012
I've been Livin' on a Prayer that VMware would pick a respectable band for the upcoming VMworld 2012 conference. With INXS and Foreigner headlining previous shows, however, it was hard to Keep the ...
- June 22, 2012
This week, users chimed in on the VMware vs. Microsoft pricing and licensing war and critics questioned VMware’s Hadoop-on-vSphere strategy.
- June 21, 2012
If you haven't booked your hotel room for VMworld 2012, prepared to be gouged. I haven't seen prices this marked up since I tried buying milk and bread before Hurricane Irene. After seeing some ...
- June 19, 2012
Is cost savings on Hyper-V licenses enough to justify ripping and replacing the underpinnings of an entire VMware virtual infrastructure?
- June 19, 2012
For an accurate view of the competition between these industry titans, it’s best to look at the big picture in private and public cloud, experts say.
- June 19, 2012
Comparing vSphere and Hyper-V list prices to determine which is cheaper often doesn’t translate into real-world costs for organizations.