- August 30, 2013
VMware aims to capture the networking virtualization market with NSX, but virtualization admins aren’t sold on the idea.
- August 29, 2013
VMware has big plans for its vCenter Operations Management Suite, but customers are skeptical it can deliver a competitive product.
- August 28, 2013
Some VMware shops have experimented with running big data applications in the cloud or virtualizing big data workloads, with surprising results.
- August 27, 2013
VMware vSphere 5.5 became available this week with scalability and performance improvements to help virtualize mission-critical applications.
- August 20, 2013
VMware will preview Network DRS at VMworld, but its core customers are still wrapping their heads around software-defined networking.
Sponsored by Citrix - In the past couple of months, there has been a lot of discussion about improving the employee experience, with the recognition that employee engagement is a necessary precursor to an improved customer experience. Sir Richard Branson stated the need to do this quite clearly: “It sort of should go without saying—and it's surprising that it still doesn't go without saying at some companies—if the person who works at your company is 100% proud of the job they're doing, if you give them the tools to do a good job, they're proud of the brand, if they were looked after, if they're treated well, then they're going to be smiling, they're going to be happy, and therefore the customer will have a nice experience.” See More
Sponsored by Citrix - Adoption of digital workspace technology is growing at a rapid pace. Digital workspace deployment growth is well over 20% per year, according to a report by MarketsandMarkets. As organizations evaluate and choose the platform that will provide critical support to employees and users, making the right decision is imperative. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - For employees, the benefits of technology are moving far beyond delivering apps that automate tasks, maintaining a secure environment or providing access to data. In many ways, technology has become the portal for employees to engage with the organization. If they want to check on their benefits status, request time off or read the latest communication from the CEO, they are probably going to do it online. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - Is artificial intelligence (AI) coming to take our jobs? That’s what a recent Forbes article posited, noting that it’s time for humans to have that conversation as to whether AI is friend or foe. But while think tanks ponder the coming of the Matrix, IT professionals and those in lines of business might be better served to think differently about AI—particularly about how it will help us do our jobs better. See More
- August 14, 2013
IT infrastructure monitoring startup CloudPhysics, backed by VMware's co-founders, uses big data to provide new insights into vSphere environments.
- July 19, 2013
Open source virtualization software has improved, and admins want more choice, but VMware and Hyper-V still dominate the market.
- June 26, 2013
VMware will offer a commercial version of Project Serengeti, its open source initiative to run Hadoop workloads in virtual infrastructures. The new Big Data Extensions plug into vSphere and allow ...
- June 25, 2013
Citrix is giving away the whole XenServer kit and caboodle in an attempt to win over cloud providers and the businesses they serve.
- June 24, 2013
VMware's vCenter Certificate Automation Tool is barely out of beta, but users are optimistic it will ease the nightmarish certificate update process.
- June 13, 2013
Some IT departments have turned to low-cost, flexible virtualization platforms, such as Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, to lower VMware costs.
- May 13, 2013
Columbia Sportswear parlayed server virtualization into a private cloud. Along the way, it found that its management tools needed serious rethinking.
- April 19, 2013
VMware customers can use the emergence of Hyper-V and other competitors to get better deals. If not, adopting these platforms is now a viable option.
- April 10, 2013
Tools that plug in to native consoles can help VMware and Hyper-V shops tackle the challenges and complexities of multi-hypervisor management.
- March 08, 2013
New automation tools from Puppet aim to introduce VMware admins to the world of DevOps, but programming knowledge remains a barrier for some IT pros.