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  • May 11, 2015 11 May'15

    A brief history of Docker Containers' overnight success

    The company's technology made application containers more portable, but is it just hype or will the software find a permanent home in data centers?

  • April 22, 2015 22 Apr'15

    VMware uses open source to further cloud-native apps

    Criticized for proprietary lock-in, VMware's open source projects and container support may encourage developers to create cloud-native apps.

  • April 17, 2015 17 Apr'15

    Ravello nested virtualization brings ESXi to AWS, Google cloud

    Ravello’s nested virtualization has expanded to VMware environments, allowing customers to use ESXi in AWS and Google Cloud Platform.

  • April 10, 2015 10 Apr'15

    Microsoft Hyper-V Containers the latest Docker embrace

    Microsoft continues its push for Docker, the Linux container technology, with a new Hyper-V Container tool for greater application isolation.

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    VMware EVO:RAIL attracts lots of tire kickers, few drivers

    VMware users are showing interest in EVO:RAIL, but competitive offerings and more complex decision making slows the purchasing process down.

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  • February 26, 2015 26 Feb'15

    Purchasing servers in a virtualized world

    Virtualization creates the foundation of a software-defined data center, an arrangement by which all elements of an IT infrastructure are delivered as a service. This requires the virtualization of networks, storage and servers, a configuration ...

  • February 26, 2015 26 Feb'15

    How virtualization changes hardware purchases

    With the rise of the software-defined data center and new hardware options that take advantage of virtualization, we're seeing another transformation in the way hardware is purchased.

  • February 17, 2015 17 Feb'15

    EVO:RACK is VMware's secret weapon in the SDN war

    If VMware can't win over networking pros, its hyperconverged product family is the perfect way to sneak NSX through the back door.

  • December 17, 2014 17 Dec'14

    Coopetition creates a virtualization soap opera

    One day two companies are working together. The next, they are competing at the same level. Coopetition can create a virtualization soap opera.

  • September 25, 2014 25 Sep'14

    Test your knowledge of all of this year's VMworld news

    Now that VMware 2014 has come and gone, how much did you learn about new products and features? Take our quiz about all of the VMworld news.

  • September 04, 2014 04 Sep'14

    EVO:RAIL and containers top VMworld highlights

    In this podcast, we talk with Simon Crosby, CTO of Bromium, about VMware's support for containers and dig into how EVO:RAIL fits into the hyper-converged market.

  • August 29, 2014 29 Aug'14

    Mixed reactions for VMware SDDC, EVO:RAIL at VMworld

    Hyperconverged infrastructure, EVO:RAIL, and rebranded management suite, vRealize, show promise, but VMware still has some work to do.

  • August 27, 2014 27 Aug'14

    VMware users ponder Docker containers

    VMware jumped into the container market and announced a partnership with Docker, Google and Pivotal at VMworld 2014. VMware says that virtual machines and containers will work together.

  • July 28, 2014 28 Jul'14

    Expectations high for a VMware converged infrastructure product

    With VMworld 2014 right around the corner, our Advisory Board experts share their predictions for new VMware products.

  • July 18, 2014 18 Jul'14

    VMware Marvin speculation and VMworld expectations

    In this podcast, we talk with Christian Mohn about the VMware Marvin speculation and what we're expecting to see at VMworld 2014.

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