- 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.
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
Sponsored by Citrix - With the U.S. economy chugging along, unemployment is at historic low levels. Good, right? It’s great for the workforce, but for employers maybe not so much. Low unemployment numbers translate to talent shortages, and in an environment where the next great job is right around the corner, attracting—and keeping—labor of all types and at all levels can become problematic. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - In the past, IT’s reality was based on silos. The desktop team managed desktops, the mobile team managed and tracked mobile devices (which were mostly corporate owned), and the IT budget sat squarely with IT or the CIO. Then came the smartphone. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - One of the most important megatrends impacting IT organizations is the move to fewer, more comprehensive technology platforms for delivering critical components of IT infrastructure. This makes perfect sense, as it frees IT from having to work across multiple vendors and their unique technology silos simply to deploy a key platform or service―saving innumerable hours and resources. Some vendors have finally recognized this demand and are now working more closely together to enable greatly improved efficiency for the IT teams deploying, managing and enhancing these platforms. See More
- 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.
- February 13, 2013
Though VMware acquired storage I/O acceleration software maker Virsto Software, some IT pros question the potential benefits of adding another layer.
- February 13, 2013
VMware pros welcome the move to bundle vCenter Operations Manager with vSphere and charge per CPU, echoing pricing changes for vRAM and vCloud Suite.
- January 28, 2013
VMware will cut 900 jobs as it rationalizes its product portfolio in the course of the coming year, executives said on the company’s earnings call Monday night. VMware has added 6700 employees in ...
- January 23, 2013
VMware has made a $30 million investment in IT automation software maker Puppet Labs, the better to develop new integration between Puppet and its virtualization and cloud management software. ...
- January 21, 2013
No one anticipated a VMware future without Steve Herrod, but now that the reality has sunk in, IT pros see the company at a crossroads.