Special Report: VMworld 2006

It's here -- VMworld 2006, where all major virtualization players come together. We're there for the entire event, so check this page regularly for updates from Los Angeles.

It's here -- VMworld 2006. From Nov. 7 to Nov. 9, virtualization gurus, geeks and giants alike take the Los Angeles Convention Center by storm. We're there for the entire event bringing you an online version of the best the conference has to offer. Check back for regular updates from senior site editor Jan Stafford and news director Alex Barrett.

Virtualization briefs: Virtual PCs, Appliances, take center stage at VMworld
NEC VDI thin clients support video, VoIP; Cisco competitor takes virtual appliance route
Everywhere you looked at VMworld, VMware partners extolled the virtues of virtualization both for desktop hosting and as a software delivery mechanism.

Virtualization briefs: Letters from VMworld
XenSource to run Windows guests; Acronis True Image evolves into P2V tool
More than 80 vendors gathered in Los Angeles this week to sponsor VMworld 2006, VMware's annual user conference, and made a spate of virtualization announcements in the process.

Microsoft debuts virtual appliances
On the eve of VMworld and in the wake of its Novell partnership, Microsoft announced a software packaging program that could dramatically increase the reach of Virtual Server.

VMware gets Symantec failover clustering
VMware ESX has reached an important milestone: support by Symantec Veritas Cluster Server. Read Alex Barrett's story to find out more.

VMware aquistion bears fruit
Managing virtual test and development labs is the next frontier for VMware with its new Lab Manager product. But analysts warn users of VMware lock-in.

This was last published in November 2006

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