• June 12, 2012 12 Jun'12

    Hyper-V Server 2012 Release Candidate surfaces at TechEd

    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 08 Jun'12

    Virtualization at a “freemium” and other potent quotables

    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.

  • June 04, 2012 04 Jun'12

    Veeam releases free backup tool for VMware and Hyper-V

    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 31 May'12

    Virtualization pros weigh manual capacity management against automation

    To automate or not to automate? That is the question among forward-thinking IT pros and some virtualization capacity management vendors.

  • May 30, 2012 30 May'12

    IT trends: Where hardware innovation leads, software follows

    Over time, certain IT trends emerge. And if you look closely, you’ll find that major advances in software usually follow hardware innovation.

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  • May 24, 2012 24 May'12

    Long distance vMotion in focus with VCE’s new VPLEX add-on

    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 23 May'12

    Best of VMworld 2012 Awards: Nomination form

    Enter your products in the Best of VMworld 2012 Awards. The deadline is Friday, July 27.

  • May 23, 2012 23 May'12

    Best of VMworld 2012 Awards criteria

    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 16 May'12

    VMware Forum 2012: In case you missed it

    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 10 May'12

    VMware pros glean vSphere roadmap from CTO in VMUG videos

    VMware customers hope that vSphere virtualization products will soon have more automation and integration.

  • May 07, 2012 07 May'12

    No additional VMware source code leaked on May 5

    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 04 May'12

    VMware shops eye rocky road to private cloud

    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.

  • May 03, 2012 03 May'12

    VMware releases slew of security updates, references code leak

    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 02 May'12

    VMware to Hyper-V converts share lessons learned

    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 30 Apr'12

    Chargeback vs. showback: Which method is best for you?

    IT shops looking to recover costs should consider a chargeback or showback model. But these strategies are rife with political and technical hurdles.