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  • July 14, 2011 14 Jul'11

    VSphere 5 licensing: VMware also considered...

    PALO ALTO, Calif. -- VMware had several vSphere 5 licensing options on the table before deciding on the new virtual RAM model. In an interview on the VMware campus yesterday, product marketing ...

  • July 14, 2011 14 Jul'11

    Where will VMware draw the line?

    With the launch of vSphere 5, VMware’s ESXi hypervisor has absorbed a number of functions that previously were the sole purview of IT infrastructure partners, especially in data storage. During ...

  • July 13, 2011 13 Jul'11

    VMware: No demand for Hyper-V management

    PALO ALTO, Calif. -- At its Worldwide Partner Conference down in Los Angeles this week, Microsoft pushed Hyper-V and its cross-platform management capabilities. The message was clear, if ...

  • July 13, 2011 13 Jul'11

    VMware CEO: no plans for multi-hypervisor management

    Despite hints in recent months that VMware may follow its competitors into multi-hypervisor management, VMware CEO Paul Maritz said at the vSphere 5 launch event in San Francisco yesterday that the ...

  • July 13, 2011 13 Jul'11

    VMware vSphere 5 licensing sets virtual RAM limits

    Some VMware users are up in arms about the new vSphere 5 licensing and pricing, which is based on the amount of memory assigned to VMs.

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  • July 12, 2011 12 Jul'11

    Microsoft warns of VMware 'vTax'

    LOS ANGELES -- The debut of VMware's controversial new licensing model in vSphere 5 didn't go unnoticed here at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference. "They are dangerously close to announcing ...

  • July 12, 2011 12 Jul'11

    VMware vSphere 5 digs deep into infrastructure pie

    In vSphere 5, VMware added several new storage features and made major changes to VMware High Availability, Site Recovery Manager and vCloud Director.

  • July 11, 2011 11 Jul'11

    Ballmer talks Hyper-V, cloud at WPC

    LOS ANGELES -- Hyper-V got a couple of quick shout-outs during this morning's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference keynote. CEO Steve Ballmer cited Hyper-V's role in Microsoft's overall cloud ...

  • July 08, 2011 08 Jul'11

    Virtualization Vendor Profile: Zerto

    A new virtualization replication company called Zerto claims to have built a better mousetrap for disaster recovery. Zerto left stealth mode last month and is already generating some buzz, because ...

  • July 08, 2011 08 Jul'11

    XenServer 6.0 beta out: Virtualization news in brief

    XenServer 6.0 adds support for cross-platform management with Microsoft and VMware; VMTurbo unveils free virtualization management tool; VMware Labs simplifies client application.

  • July 07, 2011 07 Jul'11

    A look at VMware's lobbying efforts

    VMware always gets IT people talking, but on Capitol Hill, the company is pretty quiet. Today I stumbled across a Hewlett-Packard blog post about how much money certain IT vendors spent on federal ...

  • July 06, 2011 06 Jul'11

    Open Virtualization Alliance unlikely to unseat VMware

    Users aren’t sold that the Open Virtualization Alliance can promote KVM over VMware, the "safe” virtualization choice.

  • July 06, 2011 06 Jul'11

    Jump-starting your data center with a virtualization strategy

    Virtualization is not just a tactical tool. Give your entire IT department a facelift by implementing a long-term virtualization strategy.

  • July 05, 2011 05 Jul'11

    Microsoft, Citrix join VMware on 'magic' mountain

    VMware still rules, but the top of the virtualization mountain is getting crowded. Gartner has added Microsoft and Citrix to the leaders section of its server virtualization Magic Quadrant, ...

  • June 29, 2011 29 Jun'11

    David Greschler leaves Microsoft

    David Greschler, Microsoft's director of virtualization and cloud computing, has left the company. Greschler and Douglas A. Brown of the popular virtualization site DABCC.com have founded a new ...

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