• January 05, 2011 05 Jan'11

    Server virtualization tops 2011 IT priorities

    IT managers still have server virtualization on the brain as they head into 2011. Server virtualization is the top priority for IT managers in 2011, according to TechTarget's 2011 IT Priorities ...

  • December 23, 2010 23 Dec'10

    Why did your virtualization implementation stall?

    Your virtualization implementation can grid to a halt without the proper planning and support. Luckily, there are ways to overcome these hurdles and get back on track.

  • December 22, 2010 22 Dec'10

    Announcing our 2011 virtualization predictions contest winner

    The winner of our 2011 virtualization predictions contest is Mike Preston, an IT pro for a school district in Ontario, Canada. Here's what he thinks the new year has in store for the virtualization ...

  • December 22, 2010 22 Dec'10

    Citrix Intellicache could fix virtual server I/O problems

    A new local caching feature for virtual desktops may also address server I/O challenges. But it will take more development before it's ready for prime time in server virtualization environments.

  • December 21, 2010 21 Dec'10

    Dilbert takes on server virtualization

    A colleague passed along yesterday's Dilbert comic strip, which has a pretty random mention of server virtualization. Check it out:

  • Sponsored News

    • Eliminating the App Learning Curve for Users Speeds Up Digital Transformation

      Digital transformation changes how business processes are completed, with new apps and services being essential elements in the entire process. Understandably, the focus of many businesses has been on the design, creation, and deployment of these apps. But they are beginning to realize that they cannot afford to ignore perhaps the most important aspect of launching new software: user adoption. Put simply, if workers don’t use the new apps and digital services, nothing has transformed. Costly digital transformations can come to naught. This is not an edge case that most organizations don’t have to worry about. According to a McKinsey study, 70% of digital transformation initiatives fail, with much of the problem resulting from a lack of adoption. See More

    • Looking to Improve Database Performance? With the Right Solution, You Can Now Turn to Public Cloud

      IT decision-makers are under pressure to accelerate the performance of their databases in today’s era of exponential data growth, the internet of things and big data analytics. Mission-critical databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server must deliver more data more quickly to more locations to support modern business initiatives and digital transformation. See More

    • Microapps Empower the Modern Workforce

      Digital transformation has rewritten the processes and activities that support the modern organization. Many of these changes have improved the employee experience, but perhaps none so much as the move from monolithic applications to microapps. See More

    • Reduce Network Complexity and Empower Your Hybrid Cloud with a Modern, Software-Defined Architecture

      As IT teams seek to move more of their mission-critical applications to hybrid cloud environments, they are facing growing pressure to reduce complexity in managing, securing and scaling their enterprise networks. See More

    View All Sponsored News
  • December 20, 2010 20 Dec'10

    Q&A: Citrix's Crosby on XenServer and the cloudy future

    XenServer is for more than XenDesktop, cloud computing is more than glorified server virtualization and security concerns about the cloud are overstated, according to Citrix CTO Simon Crosby.

  • December 20, 2010 20 Dec'10

    Top 10 server virtualization news stories of 2010

    VSphere 4.1 and XenServer 5.6 were major releases in 2010, but that's just the tip of the server virtualization news iceberg. Check out what else dominated the headlines this year.

  • December 20, 2010 20 Dec'10

    VMware licensing, vSphere 4.1 dominate server virtualization news

    The top server virtualization news stories of 2010 included VMware per-VM licensing and pricing and the release of vSphere 4.1.

  • December 16, 2010 16 Dec'10

    Paul Maritz talks Microsoft, Oracle

    Paul Maritz knows VMware has a target on its back. The VMware CEO was the latest guest on Fortune's "Connected with Adam Lashinsky," where he talked about VMware's standing in the overall IT ...

  • December 16, 2010 16 Dec'10

    2010 in review and 2011 predictions on VMware podcast

    Brian Madden, Mike Laverick, Bridget Botelho and myself were guests on yesterday's VMware Communities Roundtable podcast. We talked about some of this year's biggest virtualization news -- such as ...

  • December 16, 2010 16 Dec'10

    Vblock vs. FlexPod: What's the difference?

    VMware and Cisco now have two pre-designed IT stacks on the market, one with EMC and one with NetApp. Is there a big difference between them? And what's still missing from both?

  • December 14, 2010 14 Dec'10

    Year in review on tomorrow's VMware podcast

    A whole crew of TechTarget editors and experts will be on tomorrow's VMware Communities Roundtable show to talk about the top virtualization stories of 2010 and what we expect for 2011. I'll be ...

  • December 14, 2010 14 Dec'10

    VMware Mobile Virtualization Platform demo video

    The VMware Mobile Virtualization Platform (MVP) was announced more than two years ago. Then the mobile phone virtualization product kind of fell off the face of the earth until last week, when ...

  • December 14, 2010 14 Dec'10

    VMware virtualization management plans mystify users

    At the top of users' holiday wish lists is to understand VMware's roadmap for virtualization management and virtual data center management offerings in the new year.

  • December 10, 2010 10 Dec'10

    VMware's vCloud Director now a service provider offering: Virtualization news in brief

    A service provider offers VMware's vCloud Director to customers; Xiotech delivers storage management through vSphere and other news in brief.