- 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.
- 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.
Sponsored by Citrix - In the past couple of months, there has been a lot of discussion about improving the employee experience, with the recognition that employee engagement is a necessary precursor to an improved customer experience. Sir Richard Branson stated the need to do this quite clearly: “It sort of should go without saying—and it's surprising that it still doesn't go without saying at some companies—if the person who works at your company is 100% proud of the job they're doing, if you give them the tools to do a good job, they're proud of the brand, if they were looked after, if they're treated well, then they're going to be smiling, they're going to be happy, and therefore the customer will have a nice experience.” See More
Sponsored by Citrix - Adoption of digital workspace technology is growing at a rapid pace. Digital workspace deployment growth is well over 20% per year, according to a report by MarketsandMarkets. As organizations evaluate and choose the platform that will provide critical support to employees and users, making the right decision is imperative. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - For employees, the benefits of technology are moving far beyond delivering apps that automate tasks, maintaining a secure environment or providing access to data. In many ways, technology has become the portal for employees to engage with the organization. If they want to check on their benefits status, request time off or read the latest communication from the CEO, they are probably going to do it online. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - Is artificial intelligence (AI) coming to take our jobs? That’s what a recent Forbes article posited, noting that it’s time for humans to have that conversation as to whether AI is friend or foe. But while think tanks ponder the coming of the Matrix, IT professionals and those in lines of business might be better served to think differently about AI—particularly about how it will help us do our jobs better. See More
- 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.
- 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.