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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • December 02, 2011 02 Dec'11

    VMware vSphere 5 upgrades on hold until next year

    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.

  • December 01, 2011 01 Dec'11

    VMware coaxes vSphere 5 upgrades with new VMFS, SRM

    Updates to the vSphere file system and host-based replication are the unsung heroes of vSphere 5, experts say.

  • November 29, 2011 29 Nov'11

    VMware gets in on Puppet show

    VMware has joined Google and Cisco as a new investor in Puppet Labs, according to a press release issued today. VMware was one of the investors that contributed to an $8.5 million round of funding ...

  • November 28, 2011 28 Nov'11

    VMware vSphere Storage Appliance: Devil's in the details

    SMBs should read the fine print before deploying VMware’s vSphere Storage Appliance, according to some who have kicked the tires on the product.

  • November 28, 2011 28 Nov'11

    VMware patches iSCSI bug in vSphere 5

    The first patch for vSphere 5 has been issued, a fix for a bug that was causing long boot times for virtual machines attached to iSCSI storage systems. The issue affected vSphere 5 virtual machines ...

  • November 22, 2011 22 Nov'11

    Long-distance live migration moves within reach

    Doing a long-distance live migration these days is a Herculean effort, but F5 Networks says it’s time is coming for mere mortals.

  • November 18, 2011 18 Nov'11

    VMware ships vCloud Connector 1.5: News in brief

    VMware says customers can ease in to a hybrid cloud with vCloud Connector 1.5. Plus: other virtualization news from Neverfail, Reflex and more.

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