- 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.
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
Sponsored by Citrix - With the U.S. economy chugging along, unemployment is at historic low levels. Good, right? It’s great for the workforce, but for employers maybe not so much. Low unemployment numbers translate to talent shortages, and in an environment where the next great job is right around the corner, attracting—and keeping—labor of all types and at all levels can become problematic. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - In the past, IT’s reality was based on silos. The desktop team managed desktops, the mobile team managed and tracked mobile devices (which were mostly corporate owned), and the IT budget sat squarely with IT or the CIO. Then came the smartphone. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - One of the most important megatrends impacting IT organizations is the move to fewer, more comprehensive technology platforms for delivering critical components of IT infrastructure. This makes perfect sense, as it frees IT from having to work across multiple vendors and their unique technology silos simply to deploy a key platform or service―saving innumerable hours and resources. Some vendors have finally recognized this demand and are now working more closely together to enable greatly improved efficiency for the IT teams deploying, managing and enhancing these platforms. See More
- 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 ...
- November 28, 2011
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
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
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
VMware says customers can ease in to a hybrid cloud with vCloud Connector 1.5. Plus: other virtualization news from Neverfail, Reflex and more.
- November 17, 2011
VKernel’s prowess in the capacity planning department will help Quest take on VMware’s vCenter Operations in the virtualization management market, experts say.
- November 08, 2011
VMware’s Java application performance management software is now available for purchase, and other virtualization news in brief.
- November 03, 2011
Interest in Cisco UCS is at an all time high among virtualization users.
- October 27, 2011
Implementing a virtual DR plan is a cost-effective and efficient way to keep business up and running after a disaster.
- October 24, 2011
In this Q&A, Vyatta CEO Kelly Herrell predicts that the next use for x86 servers will be running the network as well as compute in virtualized data centers.