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  • 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 Not bad for a company that originally made money by selling telephone support for an upstart open source operating ...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.

  • February 21, 2012 21 Feb'12

    Veeam users, prospects unfazed by Symantec litigation

    Symantec Corp. is locked in a court battle with virtual backup vendor Veeam Software over patent infringement, but Veeam customers don't expect the suit to affect them. Some prospective users also ...

  • February 03, 2012 03 Feb'12

    VCP 5 certification course deadline looms over VMware pros

    VMware pros, who are under pressure to complete their VCP 5 exam before Feb. 29 to avoid additional requirements, yearn for Microsoft-style exams.

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  • February 01, 2012 01 Feb'12

    Cloud management software: What’s in it for IT?

    Highly virtualized IT shops wonder whether cloud management software can help them get to the next level of automation and efficiency.

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Virtualization skills pay the bills – or do they?

    Tech professionals enjoyed their largest annual salary growth since 2008, according to a report released by Dice last week, but cloud and virtualization skills were not among the most fortunate. ...

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Virtualization hardware and data center design: Did the debate shift?

    When it comes to virtualization hardware, converged infrastructure like NetApp FlexPod and VCE Vblock is taking the place of yesterday’s vertically scaled systems.

  • January 26, 2012 26 Jan'12

    VMware vCenter Operations 5 ships, but will IT shops pay the price?

    VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.0 gives customers advanced features, but the price tag has some customers eyeing less expensive options from VKernel and Microsoft.

  • January 23, 2012 23 Jan'12

    VMware VSA capacity increases with new RAID requirements

    The vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) released with vSphere 5 now supports more usable capacity per host thanks to relaxed RAID requirements, according to a VMware blog post. RAID, or Random Array of ...

  • January 20, 2012 20 Jan'12

    VMware previews cloud-based customer lab at NEVMUG

    VMware officials unveiled a new offering designed to help IT pros run proof-of-concepts in the cloud at yesterday's well-attended New England VMware User Group Winter Warmer at Gillette Stadium. ...

  • January 19, 2012 19 Jan'12

    VMware shops eye new System Center 2012 licensing for virtualization

    Microsoft may gain some ground against VMware this year. The company simplified System Center 2012 licensing and continues to support unlimited virtualization management per host.

  • January 19, 2012 19 Jan'12

    RHEV 3.1 to bring storage live migration, scalability

    RHEV 3.1 will include storage live migration and other KVM virtualization management features that will give server virtualization users a viable alternative to Microsoft and VMware.

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Shoring up vCenter in Auto Deploy environments

    One example of the growing criticality of vCenter comes with vSphere 5’s Auto Deploy feature. In certain disaster scenarios, its dependency on vCenter can send users down a ‘rabbit hole’ of ...

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    VMware shops expect vCenter high availability improvements, federation

    Many VMware vSphere features rely on vCenter Server, prompting some experts to speculate on ways its availability could be improved. Some say federation is also on the way.

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