- July 06, 2011
Virtualization is not just a tactical tool. Give your entire IT department a facelift by implementing a long-term virtualization strategy.
- July 05, 2011
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
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 ...
- June 28, 2011
Pop quiz: Why did you buy your particular smartphone or tablet? A. Because of its cool apps that let me make dinner reservations, hail a taxi to the restaurant and then watch ESPN while I'm in said ...
- June 24, 2011
Netuitive adds Hyper-V support; Syncsort offers 10 minute P2V through NetApp; Oracle releases Oracle VM for x86 version 2.2.2; HP adds VAAI support to entry-level disk array.
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
- June 23, 2011
Citing Citrix Essentials' overlap with Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012, Citrix says it will focus its development efforts elsewhere.
- June 22, 2011
The departures of XenSource founders Simon Crosby and Ian Pratt from Citrix have generated plenty of buzz in the virtualization market today, with all eyes focused on the company's next move. ...
- June 22, 2011
XenSource co-founders Simon Crosby and Ian Pratt are leaving Citrix Systems to tackle their next project: cloud security. Crosby, Citrix's CTO, wrote today on his blog that he and Pratt, a Citrix ...
- June 22, 2011
New plug-ins will give users and ISVs more options for integrating third-party and homegrown apps into VMware’s orchestration tool.
- June 21, 2011
Celebrities occasionally evolve beyond what made them famous. A great example is Jesse Ventura, who went from professional wrestling villain to governor of Minnesota. But others aren't so lucky. ...
- June 20, 2011
PCI DSS 2.0 clarified that credit-card-handling organizations could, in fact, use server virtualization. But the question still remained: How, exactly? A new information supplement from the Payment ...
- June 20, 2011
The summer hypervisor season is in full swing, and three blockbusters are capturing the attention of fans and critics alike. We already know about the upcoming releases of VMware vSphere 5 and ...
- June 17, 2011
If VMware buys it, will users come? The Digital Fuel acquisition will take time to sink in, especially for smaller shops that have already invested in chargeback tools.
- June 16, 2011
Dr. Kieran Harty, VMware's former executive vice president of engineering, is now tackling storage performance and management headaches. His startup, Tintri, launched in March, after two and a half ...
- June 15, 2011
Free virtualization hypervisors can be tempting, but they often lack features, such as live migration and high availability, that really unlock the technology’s power.