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  • January 13, 2012 13 Jan'12

    New tool emerges for multi-hypervisor management

    Security software giant McAfee is one of a growing number of enterprises running VMware vSphere, Hyper-V and XenServer together. Here’s how it manages multiple hypervisors.

  • January 11, 2012 11 Jan'12

    Will VMware’s new licensing portal end vSphere licensing nightmares?

    The new My VMware centralizes vSphere license management and support, possibly putting an end to VMware customer licensing problems.

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Whither VXLAN?

    I’ve been looking more deeply into the proposed IETF standard VXLAN of late, but my reading has left me with more questions than answers. VXLAN, or Virtual eXtensible LAN, submitted to IETF last ...

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Virtualization in 2012: Automation on the horizon

    The following is an expansion on our 2012 predictions piece on virtualization management, which ran on SearchServerVirtualization.com last week. As server virtualization becomes mainstream, vendors ...

  • January 04, 2012 04 Jan'12

    Virtualization management in 2012: All about multi-hypervisor

    Virtualization management tools will increasingly support heterogeneous hypervisors, and there will be a number of acquisitions in this space next year, IT pros and experts predict.

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  • January 03, 2012 03 Jan'12

    Virtualization 2012: Hyper-V 3 vs. vSphere 5 showdown looms

    If Hyper-V 3 comes to market as expected by the end of this year, users say it will give VMware’s vSphere 5 a run for its money -- literally.

  • December 20, 2011 20 Dec'11

    VSphere 5, Xen top list of biggest server virtualization news stories

    Part two of our top 10 server virtualization news stories of 2011 covers the release of VMware vSphere 5, the vSphere 5 licensing controversy and Linux support for Xen.

  • December 20, 2011 20 Dec'11

    Top 10 server virtualization news stories of 2011

    New technologies, new products and new controversies made headlines in 2011. Find out which made our list of the top server virtualization news.

  • December 19, 2011 19 Dec'11

    VKernel throws down automation gauntlet for VMware

    With today’s release of version 4.5 of its vOps management software, Quest subsidiary VKernel is challenging VMware to an infrastructure automation duel. “[Paul] Maritz from VMware has been ...

  • December 16, 2011 16 Dec'11

    Red Hat open sources RHEV virtualization management tool

    Red Hat says the new oVirt project to develop its RHEV-M will result in sophisticated open source virtualization management tools, but so far it’s being met with a lukewarm response.

  • December 15, 2011 15 Dec'11

    Geek gifts gone wrong: What not to buy your loved ones

    Geeks confess the nerdy gifts that didn’t work out and offer a note of caution when it comes to buying for them, too. Hint: no more USB sticks.

  • December 14, 2011 14 Dec'11

    What to buy a geek for the holidays: The complete shopping guide

    IT pros are making their wish lists and checking them twice as the holiday shopping season heats up.

  • December 09, 2011 09 Dec'11

    QuorumSoft adds file-level restore for XenServer: News in brief

    Actifio scores funding, expands in North America; DataCore melds software with Microsoft SCOM; EMC Iomega, StorMagic certified for vSphere 5.

  • December 07, 2011 07 Dec'11

    VMware sneaks out vCenter Chargeback 2.0

    With little fanfare, VMware introduced version 2.0 of its chargeback tool last week, and the release notes include more “known issues” than new features. vCenter Chargeback has been renamed ...

  • December 05, 2011 05 Dec'11

    Experience more important than VCP, VMware users say

    The VMware Certified Professional is still a must-have virtualization certification, but with so many VCPs out there, IT pros say experience matters more than ever.

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