- 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.
- 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.
Sponsored by IBM - Enterprise IT decision-makers predict that more than 40% of their workloads will be running on public cloud platforms by 2020. The question is not whether to move apps to the public cloud; it is more about which apps to move and how to move them without risk. See More
Sponsored by IBM - One of the roadblocks that has prevented enterprises from moving more of their mission-critical applications to public cloud has been concerns about availability and disaster recovery. If these apps go down or are unavailable for any reason, the business impact is enormous, affecting profitability and brand reputation. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Empowering DevOps is one of the key areas of concern for enterprise IT decision-makers in 2019. It is also one of the chief reasons why many enterprises are turning to public cloud. “DevOps and cloud go hand in hand,” according to TechTarget, with DevOps being the essential ingredient in taking cloud computing “from a limited test environment to production within enterprise IT.” See More
Sponsored by IBM - In 2018, nearly 40% of enterprise IT decision-makers identified public cloud as their top priority, according to the 2018 RightScale State of the Cloud survey. Yet, the perception persists that public cloud adoption among enterprises is still not happening as quickly as many experts have anticipated, particularly for mission-critical applications. See More
- 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.
- February 29, 2012
Red Hat hit a milestone, posting $1 billion in revenue for the fiscal year. Not bad for a company that originally made money by selling telephone support for an upstart open source operating ...