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  • June 22, 2011 22 Jun'11

    Market reacts to Citrix departures

    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 22 Jun'11

    Simon Crosby, Ian Pratt to leave Citrix

    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 22 Jun'11

    Plug-ins breathe new life into VMware vCenter Orchestrator

    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 21 Jun'11

    Is VMware IT’s Jesse Ventura, Eddie Murphy or P. Diddy?

    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 20 Jun'11

    PCI virtualization guidelines answer old questions, ask new ones

    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 ...

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  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Hyper-V 3.0 in Windows 8: New features emerge

    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 17 Jun'11

    VMware shops: No Digital Fuel in the tank for now

    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 16 Jun'11

    Former VMware exec founds virtualization storage company

    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 15 Jun'11

    Free virtualization: It’s free for a reason

    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.

  • June 14, 2011 14 Jun'11

    VMware to acquire Digital Fuel

    VMware's latest acquisition, reportedly worth $85 million, will bolster chargeback and service-level reporting within VMware’s portfolio, the company claims.

  • June 13, 2011 13 Jun'11

    Line blurs between capacity planning, performance monitoring

    Tighter integration between capacity planning and performance monitoring features is becoming a baseline expectation for virtualization management tools.

  • June 10, 2011 10 Jun'11

    EMC, VMware in 'furious high gear' over VAAI glitch

    EMC and VMware are as close as two vendors can get, but that doesn't make them immune to integration problems. An issue with some versions of EMC's Engenuity Symmetrix VMax disk array microcode and ...

  • June 10, 2011 10 Jun'11

    VMware launches Converter 5.0 beta: Virtualization news in brief

    The new version of vCenter Converter Standalone will optimize disk partition alignment, Virsto snares $12 million in funding, and VMware partners with Hitachi on cloud services.

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    Linux kernel to fully support Xen: Too little too late?

    The mainline Linux kernel now supports Xen, but the KVM horse has left the barn, say experts.

  • June 06, 2011 06 Jun'11

    VMware vCloud Director trumped by Embotics at U.K. university

    Aston University chose Embotics’ V-Commander over VMware vCloud Director because it was more affordable and easier to set up, and to avoid being locked in with VMware.

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