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  • April 21, 2011 21 Apr'11

    VMware users eye changes to Update Manager

    No one’s heartbroken that VMware Update Manager won’t patch guest OSes after vSphere 4.1, but some users have suggestions for the product’s continued development.

  • April 20, 2011 20 Apr'11

    Are you a memory add-ministrator?

    The trend toward more memory-packed VMs is now affecting hardware. The amount of RAM installed on new servers is going through the roof, according to the preliminary results of ...

  • April 19, 2011 19 Apr'11

    VMware credits mega-deals, international sales for record Q1

    Five mega transactions worth $10 million or more each powered VMware revenue for its first quarter, the company said Tuesday night. Wall Street analysts closely questioned VMware CEO Paul Maritz ...

  • April 18, 2011 18 Apr'11

    Successful virtualization strategies learned from the airline industry

    This is your captain speaking: Successful strategies from the airline industry can work just as well in virtual infrastructures.

  • April 15, 2011 15 Apr'11

    Virtualization management not quite there yet

    Virtualization has always posed management problems for IT departments. And as more IT shops deploy multiple hypervisors, the problems are getting worse. In companies that deploy both VMware ...

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  • April 15, 2011 15 Apr'11

    VMware launches PaaS offering Cloud Foundry: News in brief

    McAfee taps Reflex for virtual security; NTT America builds vCloud; BlueCat IPAM supports Hyper-V; Decision Lens deploys NetEx virtual appliance and other news in brief.

  • April 15, 2011 15 Apr'11

    KVM reignites Type 1 vs. Type 2 hypervisor debate

    An IBM distinguished engineer says there are major misconceptions about whether KVM is a Type 1 or Type 2 hypervisor. IT pros, meanwhile, worry about support and compatibility.

  • April 14, 2011 14 Apr'11

    VMware Fusion 4 beta testing begins

    VMware Fusion 4 is now in private beta. Some VMware users received Fusion 4 beta invitations this week, and screenshots are already online. There's no official word if the VMware Fusion 4 beta will ...

  • April 11, 2011 11 Apr'11

    Microsoft and Dell team up on virtualization management

    Virtualization news in brief: Microsoft Corp. and Dell Inc. announce three-year partnership; Axxana backs up Vblock; and AFGE picks TwinStrata for virtual backup

  • April 11, 2011 11 Apr'11

    VMware vSphere 5 storage management features pique interest

    Expected advances to Storage DRS and policy-driven storage delivery in VMware vSphere 5 have turned heads among virtualization pros. But the devil’s in the details.

  • April 07, 2011 07 Apr'11

    Dell proposes vStart for fast VMware build outs

    Think of Dell vStart as a much smaller version of VCE's Vblock. These pre-configured bundles come complete with servers, storage, networking and virtualization software.

  • April 06, 2011 06 Apr'11

    VMware vSphere 5 details leaked

    Details of VMware's forthcoming vSphere release have leaked. These VMware vSphere 5 details include information about new storage, networking and availability features.

  • April 05, 2011 05 Apr'11

    VMware responds to VCDX certification concerns

    Some virtualization pros have been griping about how VMware awards its advanced VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification, saying the scoring process is not transparent enough. Last week, ...

  • April 05, 2011 05 Apr'11

    VMware Mozy acquisition sets heads scratching

    Why would VMware acquire an online backup service from its parent company EMC that’s not good at backing up virtual machines? Observers suspect it has something to do with cloud.

  • April 04, 2011 04 Apr'11

    VMware acquires Mozy from EMC

    VMware acquired Mozy, the hosted backup service, from its parent company EMC today. At first glance, VMware's Mozy acquisition seems like another one of its cloud pick-ups -- see: SpringSource, ...

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