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February 17, 2016
The latest hyper-converged appliance from VMware and VCE is built around VMware software integration, while Nutanix gives users a way to easily move applications off VMware's hypervisor.
September 01, 2015
The Best of VMworld 2015 Awards recognize the most innovative new server virtualization, cloud and end-user computing products.
December 17, 2014
One day two companies are working together. The next, they are competing at the same level. Coopetition can create a virtualization soap opera.
May 16, 2014
In this podcast, we shed light on Citrix and VMware end-user product roadmaps with a recent news recap and an interview with VMware CTO Kit Colbert.
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An SDDC (software-defined data center) is a data storage facility in which networking, storage, CPU and security are virtualized and delivered as a service. Continue Reading
Compatibility is the name of the game when it comes to choosing the right virtual disk file for a multi-hypervisor VM. Continue Reading
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Virtualization isn't limited to VMware and Microsoft. Those seeking simpler licensing models, modularity or lower costs should examine the many available open source options. Continue Reading
Hyper-V Integration Services and VMware Tools are similar utilities with a few small differences. One is that Hyper-V Integration Services supports fewer guests than VMware Tools. Continue Reading
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Today, everyone uses multiple hypervisors, and there are more tools available that are necessary to manage those hypervisors. Let's look at the tools that serve the top hypervisors. Continue Reading
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When it comes to ease of use and licensing costs, virtualization companies like VMware, Citrix and Microsoft got some of the highest rankings. Continue Reading
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Businesses used to rely on partnerships between companies to get the different top products but now hyper-converged vendors have expanded to offer more products of their own. Continue Reading
When it comes to deciding how to manage a heterogeneous hypervisor environment, it can simply boil down to the price. The makeup of your environment also plays a role in choosing hypervisor management tools. Continue Reading
At a time when the software-defined data center promises to blur the lines of IT silos, it's important for server admins get an introduction to SDN. Continue Reading