- 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.
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
Sponsored by Citrix - With the U.S. economy chugging along, unemployment is at historic low levels. Good, right? It’s great for the workforce, but for employers maybe not so much. Low unemployment numbers translate to talent shortages, and in an environment where the next great job is right around the corner, attracting—and keeping—labor of all types and at all levels can become problematic. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - In the past, IT’s reality was based on silos. The desktop team managed desktops, the mobile team managed and tracked mobile devices (which were mostly corporate owned), and the IT budget sat squarely with IT or the CIO. Then came the smartphone. 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
- 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.
- 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?