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  • November 20, 2012 20 Nov'12

    VMware admits Hyper-V is cheaper in some cases -- Updated

    A new online calculator says VMware's server virtualization software is more expensive than Microsoft’s. The surprising source behind the calculator is VMware. The new calculator’s results, ...

  • October 30, 2012 30 Oct'12

    Admins have mixed feelings toward new virtual storage techniques

    As new virtual storage techniques and hypervisors with improved storage capabilities hit the market, reaction among admins has been mixed.

  • October 30, 2012 30 Oct'12

    VMware pros unamused as vSphere 5.1 patches keep on coming

    VMware has issued yet another patch – the fourth in the last week -- to correct problems in vSphere 5.1. This time, it's for vSphere Replication. The fix in vSphere Replication 5.1.0.1 is twofold, ...

  • October 29, 2012 29 Oct'12

    VMware issues SSO patch, new SSL documentation

    VMware has released a software update to vCenter Server and a new package of documentation meant to address widespread problems with single sign on and SSL certificates uncovered by users of ...

  • October 16, 2012 16 Oct'12

    vSphere 5.1 Single Sign-On problems dog VMware shops

    VMware customers have encountered numerous problems with vSphere 5.1's Single Sign-On feature, and that's holding some shops back from upgrading.

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  • October 11, 2012 11 Oct'12

    VMware users indifferent to vCloud updates, virtual storage plans

    VMware vCloud updates, as well as plans for enterprise-wide storage virtualization, have sparked only lukewarm reactions from the IT community.

  • October 09, 2012 09 Oct'12

    Cloud management gets muddied with VMware vCloud Automation Center

    IT pros are waiting for VMware’s vCloud management stack to fully solidify before making any purchasing decisions.

  • October 08, 2012 08 Oct'12

    Cisco sweetens deal for Nexus 1000V amid tepid adoption

    The Nexus 1000V virtual switch debuted to great fanfare in 2008, but now is being offered in a free version following relatively anemic demand.

  • September 26, 2012 26 Sep'12

    Fixes from Microsoft and VMware not quite crowd-pleasers

    While Microsoft and VMware offer fixes to soothe unhappy users, Red Hat hopes to break into the storage market, and the virtualization industry has plenty to say.

  • September 13, 2012 13 Sep'12

    VSphere incompatible with View and other virtualization complaints

    Twitter seems to be the IT admin’s venue of choice to vent virtualization frustrations about everything from vSphere and VMware View to Windows VMs.

  • September 07, 2012 07 Sep'12

    Software-defined storage previews intrigue VMware pros

    Software-defined storage may be an attractive option for IT shops, provided they can trust new kinds of vendors with their storage management.

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    VMware vSphere 5.1 updates include Web client, disaster recovery

    Many IT pros commended the technical improvements in vSphere 5.1, saying they were just as important as the move away from vRAM licensing.

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    Top 9 VMworld Instagrams

    SAN FRANCISCO -- If this whole virtualization thing doesn't work out, several VMworld 2012 attendees will have photography careers to fall back on. People at VMware's annual conference this week ...

  • August 29, 2012 29 Aug'12

    VMworld, oversubscribed

    VMworld seems to get bigger every year, and with each leap in growth comes some overcrowding. Some years, it’s been long lines to get into first-come, first-serve sessions, for example. And ...

  • August 29, 2012 29 Aug'12

    VMware HA to add Virtual Machine Component Protection

    Virtualization users look forward to VMware’s annual confab because that’s when solutions to their biggest problems are announced – though not always. This year is no exception. VMware shops will ...

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