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  • May 31, 2011 31 May'11

    SCVMM 2012 beta goes to second round

    Microsoft released a second beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012 to a broader audience May 26, bringing the product another step closer to general availability. Due out in the ...

  • May 31, 2011 31 May'11

    Redirection to the rescue: I/O tools boost virtualization projects

    From managing backup copies to server-side SSD caching, users say emerging I/O redirection and optimization tools are key to managing storage in virtual infrastructures.

  • May 27, 2011 27 May'11

    Scenes from Citrix Synergy 2011

    SAN FRANCISCO -- What do Dilbert, teddy bears and Angry Birds have in common? They were all among the sights at this week's Citrix Synergy 2011 conference. Here are some pictures from the show: The ...

  • May 27, 2011 27 May'11

    In real estate, as in IT, VMware goes big

    Go big or go home. That’s been VMware’s strategy in the virtualization and cloud markets, so it’s no surprise the company is doing the same in real estate. VMware is planning a massive expansion at ...

  • May 27, 2011 27 May'11

    Netuitive supports Hyper-V: Virtualization news in brief

    Netuitive, a competitor of VMware’s Integrien, throws its weight behind Microsoft Hyper-V; Quest and StorSimple partner on a hybrid cloud offering; Kodak blesses VMware.

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  • May 26, 2011 26 May'11

    Citrix's frustrating XenServer strategy

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Citrix Synergy was chock full of news on desktop virtualization and cloud computing this week. But if you were looking for server virtualization news, you had to do a little ...

  • May 26, 2011 26 May'11

    Citrix focuses on choice with XenServer 6.0, Project Olympus

    In a sign of more mixed virtual environments, Microsoft System Center will manage XenServer 6.0, and two new Citrix cloud initiatives will support both Hyper-V and VMware.

  • May 25, 2011 25 May'11

    Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 days numbered, users say

    Without SCVMM 2012 support, users can see the end of the road for Virtual Server 2005, though Microsoft says it won’t formally reach end of life for another few years.

  • May 20, 2011 20 May'11

    Mind the air gap: Can security and consolidation coexist?

    Segmenting data on separate physical servers isn’t the only way to ensure security these days. In many cases, virtualization does just as good a job.

  • May 20, 2011 20 May'11

    Microsoft TechEd 2011 virtualization news

    Microsoft TechEd 2011 had more than its fair share of virtualization news, from Exchange support for VMware HA to Veeam’s support for Hyper-V.

  • May 20, 2011 20 May'11

    Hyper-V users make storage and DR wish list

    For Microsoft TechEd 2011 attendees deploying Hyper-V, integrating storage management and data replication represent the next frontier.

  • May 19, 2011 19 May'11

    Microsoft TechEd 2011 photos

    The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, which hosted TechEd 2011. These guys, who played synth pads and called themselves The Glitch Mob, were the first-day keynote's opening act. Robert ...

  • May 19, 2011 19 May'11

    Microsoft TechEd 2011 reporter’s notebook

    ATLANTA -- Thoughts collected while going up and down seven or eight escalators to get from one TechEd session to another… VMM 2012: The beginning of the end for Virtual Server? According to ...

  • May 18, 2011 18 May'11

    Cost comparisons push Microsoft Hyper-V growth

    Now that Microsoft Hyper-V sports Dynamic Memory and Live Migration, cost comparison with VMware’s ESX has gotten even more compelling.

  • May 17, 2011 17 May'11

    Microsoft moves beyond SMI-S with NetApp

    By Beth Pariseau, Senior News Writer ATLANTA -- NetApp and Cisco have issued another reference architecture in partnership with a virtualization vendor. This time it's Microsoft. The NetApp Hyper-V ...

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