- May 03, 2012
VMware Inc. issued a security update Thursday afternoon that referenced the recent leak of its source code as the impetus for unleashing a bevy of critical patches for its products. Affected ...
- May 02, 2012
Users making the switch from VMware to Hyper-V say they’ll save on licensing costs, but migration plans can be stymied by Linux VM migrations and long-term licensing agreements.
- April 30, 2012
IT shops looking to recover costs should consider a chargeback or showback model. But these strategies are rife with political and technical hurdles.
- April 25, 2012
Enterprise IT has its eye on VMware’s next move following its confirmation that ESX server source code was leaked by a hacker this week. The leak could pose a security threat to companies with ...
- April 25, 2012
VMware pushes deeper into the application space with the purchase of Cetas Software, a big data analytics startup, that could have tie-ins with several of its products.
Sponsored by IBM - IT decision-makers are under pressure to accelerate the performance of their databases in today’s era of exponential data growth, the internet of things and big data analytics. Mission-critical databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server must deliver more data more quickly to more locations to support modern business initiatives and digital transformation. See More
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
Reduce Network Complexity and Empower Your Hybrid Cloud with a Modern, Software-Defined Architecture
Sponsored by IBM - As IT teams seek to move more of their mission-critical applications to hybrid cloud environments, they are facing growing pressure to reduce complexity in managing, securing and scaling their enterprise networks. See More
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
- April 19, 2012
New Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 features will streamline virtualization tasks and make things easier on IT pros. Here are the ones you should get excited for.
- April 12, 2012
Update: A draft of Version 5 of the VMware Security Hardening Guide has been posted, which no longer recommends turning off the VIX API. Conundrum resolved. Security-conscious VMware shops may ...
- April 10, 2012
For newly mixed hypervisor shops, HotLink SuperVISOR lets operations teams use the VMware vCenter management stack they already know and love.
- April 04, 2012
Open source Xen initially caused a stir in the industry, but a series of moves from Linux vendors has stunted the hypervisor’s adoption rate.
- March 28, 2012
DH2i’s server application virtualization software lowers SQL Server 2012 license requirements by stacking many instances on a single Windows server.
- March 27, 2012
Mature virtualization strategies should now include tier-one applications. Yet, many data centers shy away from the practice.
- March 26, 2012
As more workloads are virtualized, does it make sense to give VMware virtualization management tools the burden of physical systems?
- March 15, 2012
As is typical with many software updates that follow a stable product, there are still a lot of VMware customers delaying the upgrade to vSphere 5. In many cases, it’s just a matter of customers ...
- March 14, 2012
This cloud computing commercial with Charles Barkley is very revealing on so many levels. We learn that the 1993 NBA Most Valuable Player and 1992 Olympic gold medalist doesn't understand the value ...
- March 02, 2012
VMware’s new free capacity analysis tool shows you how you stack up, but vBenchmark’s real value is reporting on infrastructure utilization.