• May 13, 2013 13 May'13

    Columbia Sportswear's move from virtualization to private cloud computing

    Columbia Sportswear parlayed server virtualization into a private cloud. Along the way, it found that its management tools needed serious rethinking.

  • April 19, 2013 19 Apr'13

    VMware pricing under fire from Hyper-V, cloud

    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 10 Apr'13

    Heterogeneous virtualization shops aim to simplify management

    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 08 Mar'13

    Puppet, VMware bring DevOps automation tools to vCenter

    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 13 Feb'13

    VMware shops greet Virsto arrival with caution

    Though VMware acquired storage I/O acceleration software maker Virsto Software, some IT pros question the potential benefits of adding another layer.

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  • February 13, 2013 13 Feb'13

    VMware creates new vCenter Operations Manager 'gateway drug' bundle

    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 28 Jan'13

    VMware to cut jobs, realign products in 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 23 Jan'13

    VMware to further integrate management tools with Puppet

    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 21 Jan'13

    Experts weigh in on CTO Herrod's departure, future of VMware

    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.

  • January 17, 2013 17 Jan'13

    VMware pros abuzz over CTO Steve Herrod’s departure

    VMware CTO Steve Herrod’s departure has customers, partners and analysts wondering what will come next for the company.

  • January 04, 2013 04 Jan'13

    How VMware handles changing virtual data center dynamics

    VMware CTO Steve Herrod offers his two cents on changing data center dynamics as vendors aim to extend virtualization principles beyond servers.

  • December 18, 2012 18 Dec'12

    Geek gift ideas for the holiday season

    Need a geek gift idea for the techie you love? Read what our panel of IT pros would like to unwrap this holiday season.

  • 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 is twofold, ...