- June 19, 2012
They’re time-honored questions: Is Hyper-V cheaper than vSphere? Does vSphere still have more advanced features? The answers may surprise you.
- June 15, 2012
The virtualization world had plenty to say this week about TechEd, VMware vs. Hyper-V and mobile computing. A little bird told us – the Twitter bird.
- June 12, 2012
IT silos are relics from days of managing physical infrastructures. Smart IT shops will tear down these barriers to improve data center efficiency.
- June 12, 2012
A free download is available on Microsoft’s website for those who want to experiment with the new, free version of Hyper-V. Hyper-V Server is offered as a standalone product by Microsoft apart from ...
- June 08, 2012
Veeam has new “freemium” software, VMware patched a hole in its vFabric, and Oracle Cloud doesn’t play well with others. Read what people said about this week in virtualization.
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Sponsored by Citrix - One of the most important megatrends impacting IT organizations is the move to fewer, more comprehensive technology platforms for delivering critical components of IT infrastructure. This makes perfect sense, as it frees IT from having to work across multiple vendors and their unique technology silos simply to deploy a key platform or service―saving innumerable hours and resources. Some vendors have finally recognized this demand and are now working more closely together to enable greatly improved efficiency for the IT teams deploying, managing and enhancing these platforms. See More
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Sponsored by Citrix - Within many IT organizations, system admins and managers have always focused fairly low in the software stack, dealing with the minutiae of delivering individual services or apps to each user. This low-level focus has been driven by the design of many legacy software products, which prioritize creating individual implementations of complex software over leveraging standardization and automation. In digital workspaces, however, the huge number of unique devices and employees makes working at low levels of the stack especially resource-intensive. Delivering high-value services or game-breaking and transformational apps becomes quite difficult, as IT resources are being overloaded with the details. See More
- June 04, 2012
VMware and Hyper-V admins can now get a free set of tools from Veeam for backing up, copying and transporting virtual machines. Veeam Backup Free Edition has no time limit on use, but it is limited ...
- May 31, 2012
To automate or not to automate? That is the question among forward-thinking IT pros and some virtualization capacity management vendors.
- May 30, 2012
Over time, certain IT trends emerge. And if you look closely, you’ll find that major advances in software usually follow hardware innovation.
- May 24, 2012
Long-distance vMotion is a hot topic in theory, but experts say use cases are still relatively limited, even among the large enterprises that can afford it.
- May 23, 2012
Enter your products in the Best of VMworld 2012 Awards. The deadline is Friday, July 27.
- May 23, 2012
The Best of VMworld 2012 awards will take place on the show floor at VMworld 2012. For the deadlines, categories and rules, see our nomination form.
- May 16, 2012
VMware Forum 2012, a traveling conference for VMware customers and partners, stopped in Boston this week. If you weren’t able to attend, here’s a look at what you missed: VMware rolled out the red ...
- May 10, 2012
VMware customers hope that vSphere virtualization products will soon have more automation and integration.
- May 07, 2012
When an Anonymous hacker leaked a page of VMware’s source code along with other documents from a compromised Chinese company in early April, he threatened that the leak was “just a preview,” and ...
- May 04, 2012
VMware users say their organizations are beginning to push past server virtualization toward private clouds, but the jury’s still out on exactly which tools and processes will take them there.