• April 25, 2012 25 Apr'12

    All eyes on VMware as source code exposed

    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 25 Apr'12

    VMware buys Cetas to bring big data analytics to the masses

    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 19 Apr'12

    Top five Hyper-V 3.0 features that will excite IT pros

    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 12 Apr'12

    VMware SRM 5 encounters potential security conundrum--UPDATED

    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 10 Apr'12

    HotLink SuperVISOR offers multi-hypervisor management through vCenter

    For newly mixed hypervisor shops, HotLink SuperVISOR lets operations teams use the VMware vCenter management stack they already know and love.

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  • April 04, 2012 04 Apr'12

    How open source Xen lost its footing

    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 28 Mar'12

    New virtualization software reduces SQL Server 2012 licensing costs

    DH2i’s server application virtualization software lowers SQL Server 2012 license requirements by stacking many instances on a single Windows server.

  • March 27, 2012 27 Mar'12

    Tier-one applications: Part of effective virtualization strategies

    Mature virtualization strategies should now include tier-one applications. Yet, many data centers shy away from the practice.

  • March 26, 2012 26 Mar'12

    VMware uneasy about managing physical resources

    As more workloads are virtualized, does it make sense to give VMware virtualization management tools the burden of physical systems?

  • March 15, 2012 15 Mar'12

    What's slowing vSphere 5 upgrades?

    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 14 Mar'12

    Like many IT pros, Charles Barkley doesn’t understand the cloud

    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 02 Mar'12

    VMware vBenchmark goes beyond capacity planning

    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 29 Feb'12

    Red Hat: The T-Mobile of virtualization?

    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 ...

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    Asking stupid questions can lead to server virtualization success

    Stupid questions are rarely stupid. In fact, asking stupid questions can challenge the status quo, leading to better results in the data center.

  • February 22, 2012 22 Feb'12

    Hyper-V SMB shops seek System Center 2012 alternatives

    Some small Hyper-V shops look to third-party Hyper-V monitoring and reporting tools as an alternative to the new mammoth Microsoft System Center 2012 bundles.