News

News

  • August 01, 2011 01 Aug'11

    How VMware can fix the vSphere 5 licensing mess

    VMware really could have approached vSphere 5 licensing differently to make it less painful for existing customers. It's understood and accepted that VMware licensing had to change, but the company ...

  • August 01, 2011 01 Aug'11

    Finding the value in server application virtualization

    Some IT pros can see the potential in abstracting applications from server operating systems. For now, the technology is just getting off the ground.

  • July 29, 2011 29 Jul'11

    VMware mum on vRAM changes

    A VMware spokesperson declined to confirm a blog report of imminent changes to the vSphere 5 licensing model Friday afternoon, but users should stay tuned. We’ve been told VMware is planning a ...

  • July 29, 2011 29 Jul'11

    Oracle’s Java virtualization support policy reignites controversy

    With Oracle’s new Java 7 virtualization support policy, users fear they won’t be able to run the popular programming language -- or its apps -- on VMware or Hyper-V.

  • July 28, 2011 28 Jul'11

    Virtualization Vendor Profile: Altaro

    SMB users of Hyper-V will soon get a new backup alternative. Altaro, which previously focused on desktop-level backups, plans to release software in August it says will be simpler and cheaper than ...

  • Sponsored News

    • Looking to Improve Database Performance? With the Right Solution, You Can Now Turn to Public Cloud

      IT decision-makers are under pressure to accelerate the performance of their databases in today’s era of exponential data growth, the internet of things and big data analytics. Mission-critical databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server must deliver more data more quickly to more locations to support modern business initiatives and digital transformation. See More

    • Why the Citrix-Microsoft Relationship Will Enhance Digital Workspace Solutions for Customers

      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

    • Reduce Network Complexity and Empower Your Hybrid Cloud with a Modern, Software-Defined Architecture

      As IT teams seek to move more of their mission-critical applications to hybrid cloud environments, they are facing growing pressure to reduce complexity in managing, securing and scaling their enterprise networks. See More

    • End-User Service Delivery: Why IT Must Move Up the Stack to Deliver Real Value

      Within many IT organizations, system admins and managers have always focused fairly low in the software stack, dealing with the minutiae of delivering individual services or apps to each user. This low-level focus has been driven by the design of many legacy software products, which prioritize creating individual implementations of complex software over leveraging standardization and automation. In digital workspaces, however, the huge number of unique devices and employees makes working at low levels of the stack especially resource-intensive. Delivering high-value services or game-breaking and transformational apps becomes quite difficult, as IT resources are being overloaded with the details. See More

    View All Sponsored News
  • July 27, 2011 27 Jul'11

    Oracle database virtualization losing its stigma?

    A surprisingly high number of database administrators attended last week's New England VMware User Group meeting in Brunswick, Maine. Maybe they came for the free lobster bake, but more likely, ...

  • July 27, 2011 27 Jul'11

    VMware users suggest changes to vSphere 5 licensing model

    Upping the memory limits per licensing level or shifting to pure vRAM licensing SKUs are popular suggestions for making the new vSphere 5 licensing model more palatable for users.

  • July 26, 2011 26 Jul'11

    Who will use Zimbra?

    VMware is putting together its applications portfolio piece by piece, including Zimbra email and collaboration software. But who's going to use Zimbra? The most well known Zimbra customer is ...

  • July 25, 2011 25 Jul'11

    VMware shops search for savings on vSphere 5 licenses

    The new VMware model may be odious, but there are ways to minimize the financial hit that vSphere 5 licenses will bring to some shops.

  • July 22, 2011 22 Jul'11

    VMware highlights vCenter Operations at VMUG

    BRUNSWICK, Maine -- If vCloud Director is VMware's manager of managers, then vCenter Operations is its monitor of monitors. VMware attempted to clarify its sometimes-confusing virtualization ...

  • July 22, 2011 22 Jul'11

    Data virtualisation technology adoption: Low, but why?

    The adoption of data virtualisation technology is still very low, but many of the organisations that have embraced it are reaping the benefits. Data virtualisation is an approach to information ...

  • July 22, 2011 22 Jul'11

    Veeam, Quest gain virtual backup customers: News in brief

    Two virtualization management companies boast customer growth, plus: VKernel launches new API, VMTurbo releases Cloud Operations Manager and other virtualization news.

  • July 22, 2011 22 Jul'11

    VSphere 5 licensing furor calms down, but problems remain

    Most users now realize that the new VMware vSphere 5 licensing model will be about the same price-wise, but it will affect how they use some beneficial features in vSphere.

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    VMware will shop ‘til they drop

    VMware intends to keep making acquisitions and hiring new employees at its newly expanded campus in Palo Alto, Calif. That was the word from officials during VMware’s quarterly earnings results ...

  • July 20, 2011 20 Jul'11

    Virtualization security helps state agency recover from breach

    After a security breach in 2008, New Mexico’s Human Services Department turned to tools from Juniper and HyTrust to harden its virtual server environment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchVMware

SearchWindowsServer

SearchCloudComputing

SearchVirtualDesktop

SearchDataCenter

Close