- 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.
- 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.
Sponsored by Citrix - In the past couple of months, there has been a lot of discussion about improving the employee experience, with the recognition that employee engagement is a necessary precursor to an improved customer experience. Sir Richard Branson stated the need to do this quite clearly: “It sort of should go without saying—and it's surprising that it still doesn't go without saying at some companies—if the person who works at your company is 100% proud of the job they're doing, if you give them the tools to do a good job, they're proud of the brand, if they were looked after, if they're treated well, then they're going to be smiling, they're going to be happy, and therefore the customer will have a nice experience.” See More
Sponsored by Citrix - Adoption of digital workspace technology is growing at a rapid pace. Digital workspace deployment growth is well over 20% per year, according to a report by MarketsandMarkets. As organizations evaluate and choose the platform that will provide critical support to employees and users, making the right decision is imperative. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - For employees, the benefits of technology are moving far beyond delivering apps that automate tasks, maintaining a secure environment or providing access to data. In many ways, technology has become the portal for employees to engage with the organization. If they want to check on their benefits status, request time off or read the latest communication from the CEO, they are probably going to do it online. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - Is artificial intelligence (AI) coming to take our jobs? That’s what a recent Forbes article posited, noting that it’s time for humans to have that conversation as to whether AI is friend or foe. But while think tanks ponder the coming of the Matrix, IT professionals and those in lines of business might be better served to think differently about AI—particularly about how it will help us do our jobs better. See More
- 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.
- December 01, 2011
Updates to the vSphere file system and host-based replication are the unsung heroes of vSphere 5, experts say.
- November 29, 2011
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 ...