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  • August 29, 2011 29 Aug'11

    Maritz avoids vSphere 5 licensing talk

    VMware CEO Paul Maritz mentioned "canonical applications" and "cloud" dozens of times each during his VMworld keynote this afternoon. But there was one word buzzword he didn't mention at all: ...

  • August 29, 2011 29 Aug'11

    VSphere 5 generally available: VMworld 2011 news in brief

    VMware is kicking off its annual conference by shipping out its latest release; F5 supports Metro vMotion; VKernel rolls out vOperations Suite 4; VCE adds new Vblock for VDI.

  • August 24, 2011 24 Aug'11

    Is Oracle VM 3.0 finally ready for prime time?

    New scalability and management features in Oracle VM 3.0 make it a more serious contender, experts say, but the jury’s still out on whether users will consider OVM as a primary hypervisor.

  • August 23, 2011 23 Aug'11

    Evaluating software with virtual appliances

    Evaluating software often involves lengthy, complicated POC deployments. But virtual appliances can make the process faster and more effective.

  • August 22, 2011 22 Aug'11

    Veeam scales out with Backup and Replication 6

    Hyper-V support was the headline when Veeam previewed its Backup and Replication 6 product at Microsoft TechEd. But with the new release, which will begin shipping in the fourth quarter, Veeam’s ...

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  • August 22, 2011 22 Aug'11

    Virtualization pros get flashy with tier-one apps

    Flash storage can break I/O and latency bottlenecks that would otherwise hamper virtualizing high-performance applications.

  • August 19, 2011 19 Aug'11

    Shionogi breach spotlights virtualization security

    A disgruntled ex-employee admitted to deleting VMs at the pharmaceutical company, highlighting the need for proper enforcement of access-control policies in virtual environments.

  • August 18, 2011 18 Aug'11

    Catbird not buying vShield App, vendors say

    Catbird Networks and VMware will announce plans next week to deliver VMware vShield controls into Catbird vSecurity. Catbird disclosed the OEM plans this afternoon in response to a report (since ...

  • August 17, 2011 17 Aug'11

    RHEV 3.0 beta supports up to 2 TB of RAM per VM

    Red Hat is emphasizing KVM’s scale-up capabilities with today’s beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0. The updated KVM hypervisor supported with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization ...

  • August 15, 2011 15 Aug'11

    VCP, VCDX losing value, survey says

    VMware certifications may still look good on your resume, but the value of some has plummeted. The value of the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) has decreased 12.5% in the past six months, and ...

  • August 04, 2011 04 Aug'11

    Citrix refocuses on cloud, turns to Microsoft with XenServer 6.0

    Now in beta, XenServer 6.0 sports improvements including a more integrated distributed virtual switch, but Citrix is handing enterprise virtualization management reins over to Microsoft.

  • August 03, 2011 03 Aug'11

    VMware blinks on vSphere 5 licensing

    VMware has increased the vRAM licensing entitlements in its vSphere 5 licensing model. But some users hope the changes do not end there.

  • August 01, 2011 01 Aug'11

    Killers to play VMworld 2011 party

    The Killers will headline the VMworld 2011 party. Today's announcement of The Killers as the VMworld 2011 party band makes up for several years of lackluster musical guests at the virtualization ...

  • August 01, 2011 01 Aug'11

    Standing out in the market: How startups can fit in

    As virtualization and cloud vendors make more acquisitions (see: Citrix buying Cloud.com) and dive deeper into IT infrastructure (see: vSphere 5), are the small guys getting squeezed out? Smaller ...

  • August 01, 2011 01 Aug'11

    Netflix streaming, VMware licensing and the end of the world as we know it

    At its core, virtualization is the abstraction of data from the physical world. We tend to look at virtualization as the abstraction of operating systems and applications from servers and PCs, but ...

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