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  • December 09, 2010 09 Dec'10

    Eminem + Avatar = desktop virtualization ad, of course

    Video is a very popular marketing medium in the virtualization world. Some vendors use videos to take shots at competitors, like the infamous "Microsoft Mythbusters" video against VMware. Other ...

  • December 08, 2010 08 Dec'10

    New APIs from VMware and partners promise tighter storage integration

    VMware and partners will publish new code, called VMware Aware Storage APIs (VASA), that incorporates physical data storage monitoring into vCenter and CapacityIQ, sources said.

  • December 07, 2010 07 Dec'10

    IDC: Virtualization hardware market to reach $19 billion

    It probably doesn't surprise you anymore to hear that server virtualization adoption is increasing. Our "Virtualization Decisions 2010 Purchasing Intentions Survey" showed that more companies are ...

  • December 06, 2010 06 Dec'10

    Juniper acquires Altor for virtualization security

    Juniper Networks acquired Altor Networks, a popular virtualization security vendor, for $95 million today. Altor makes Virtual Firewall, which took the bronze medal in the security category of ...

  • December 06, 2010 06 Dec'10

    Virtualization should start with disaster recovery, says Ohio agency

    How do you go from zero to 90% virtualized with 200 VMs in about six months? Plan ahead, according to one state agency, and start with disaster recovery.

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  • December 03, 2010 03 Dec'10

    Why Reflex Systems replaced its CEO

    Virtualization management ISV Reflex Systems abruptly replaced President and CEO Peter Privateer Nov. 12 with its former VP of sales and business development Preston Futrell, and with very little ...

  • December 03, 2010 03 Dec'10

    WAN optimization moves virtualized DR over the goal line

    Replication was infeasible with a 10 Mbps WAN connection, and WAN optimization hardware looked like it would break the bank; that's when a NetEx virtual appliance entered the picture.

  • December 02, 2010 02 Dec'10

    Contest: Virtualization predictions for 2011

    Get your crystal ball out! It's time to make some virtualization predictions for 2011. Email me your predictions by Dec. 17, and we'll randomly select two winners. One will get a copy of "Grow a ...

  • December 02, 2010 02 Dec'10

    VCE coalition goes on hiring spree to push Vblocks

    EMC, VMware and Cisco's VCE coalition is hiring hundreds of new technical and sales staff to boost sales of its Vblocks, which have been slow so far.

  • December 01, 2010 01 Dec'10

    VMware sneaks out free Alive VM virtualization management software

    Virtualization management software VMware acquired in August is being offered as a promotion with new purchases of enterprise vSphere licenses made after Nov. 23, leaving some users feeling left out.

  • November 30, 2010 30 Nov'10

    Hyper-V finds niche in Europe, survey says

    Americans and Europeans often have different tastes when it comes to football... fashion... and food. It may be time to add virtualization to that list. A new virtualization survey by the German ...

  • November 30, 2010 30 Nov'10

    And our new advisory board member is...

    We had a lot of interest in the opening on our Server Virtualization Advisory Board. Virtualization experts from all over the world -- five countries and three continents, in fact -- applied to ...

  • November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    Data security worries rise as virtualization spreads

    Yesterday I caught a brief but an interesting exchange between two of the people I follow on Twitter. "All my storage conversations used to push to virtualization. Now all my virt / cloud ...

  • November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    PaaS vs. IaaS: What's Microsoft's private cloud vision?

    It's hard to avoid the obvious cliche on this one: Microsoft's private cloud messaging is getting very cloudy. Back in July, at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, all the talk was about ...

  • November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    Quest adds Hyper-V support, automation to vFoglight 6.5

    There's a race on to beef up virtualization management and monitoring tools with automated problem remediation, but not every enterprise is ready for automation just yet.

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