- January 11, 2012
The new My VMware centralizes vSphere license management and support, possibly putting an end to VMware customer licensing problems.
- January 10, 2012
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
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
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.
- January 03, 2012
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.
Sponsored by IBM - Enterprise IT decision-makers predict that more than 40% of their workloads will be running on public cloud platforms by 2020. The question is not whether to move apps to the public cloud; it is more about which apps to move and how to move them without risk. See More
Sponsored by IBM - One of the roadblocks that has prevented enterprises from moving more of their mission-critical applications to public cloud has been concerns about availability and disaster recovery. If these apps go down or are unavailable for any reason, the business impact is enormous, affecting profitability and brand reputation. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Empowering DevOps is one of the key areas of concern for enterprise IT decision-makers in 2019. It is also one of the chief reasons why many enterprises are turning to public cloud. “DevOps and cloud go hand in hand,” according to TechTarget, with DevOps being the essential ingredient in taking cloud computing “from a limited test environment to production within enterprise IT.” See More
Sponsored by IBM - In 2018, nearly 40% of enterprise IT decision-makers identified public cloud as their top priority, according to the 2018 RightScale State of the Cloud survey. Yet, the perception persists that public cloud adoption among enterprises is still not happening as quickly as many experts have anticipated, particularly for mission-critical applications. See More
- December 20, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
IT pros are making their wish lists and checking them twice as the holiday shopping season heats up.
- December 09, 2011
Actifio scores funding, expands in North America; DataCore melds software with Microsoft SCOM; EMC Iomega, StorMagic certified for vSphere 5.
- December 07, 2011
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
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.
- December 02, 2011
Many users are waiting until the first quarter of 2012 to make the upgrade to vSphere 5, despite the fact that the release has been out since August.