Virtualization


Microsoft and HP: A Marriage of Convenience?

Threatened by newly emboldened Oracle, VMware, IBM and others, HP and Microsoft team to tie app, data center and cloud infrastructures.

SAP Now Supported on Hyper-V R2

SAP announced last week that its enterprise infrastructure software is now supported by Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2.

VMware, Cisco, NetApp in Cloud Security Effort

VMware last week teamed up with Cisco and NetApp to promote a virtualized datacenter offering geared toward shared or public cloud environments.

VDI VIP

VMware's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure is better than older versions, but not necessarily appropriate for virtualization beginners.

Microsoft's Future: Crystal Clear

Here are seven powerful predictions for Microsoft's future.

Why You Need Windows Server 2008 R2

A host of new features should attract IT pros to this vastly improved product.

CA Taps Bill McCracken As New CEO

CA dug into its ranks to replace retiring CEO John Swainson, naming its chairman William McCracken to run the company.

Microsoft and HP Ink Cloud, Virtualization Pact

Microsoft and HP disclosed a $250 million, three-year partnership to develop and market next-generation datacenter technology and application infrastructure.

VMware Enters E-Mail Business with Zimbra Buy

VMware on Tuesday said it is acquiring Zimbra from Yahoo, extending VMware's reach beyond system virtualization.

Securing 2010

Hackers will find ways to keep security experts busy. Keep your eye out for these eight.

5 Steps to a More Secure Datacenter

In the age of virtualization and cloud computing, administrators need a holistic approach.

2010 a Boom Year for Cloud Computing?

If recent market research is any indication, computing in the clouds could achieve a breakthrough of sorts in 2010.

Ozzie Quizzed on Cloud Strategy at PDC

Microsoft officials briefed financial analysts on the company's cloud computing strategy at its Professional Developers Conference on Wednesday.

Cybersecurity Alliance Aims at Network Protection

Thirteen leading technology companies including Microsoft have joined with Lockheed Martin to form a new cybersecurity technology alliance.

VMware Announces VMware View 4

Earlier this week VMware announced VMware View 4, the latest version of its desktop virtualization product.

Cisco, EMC, VMware Partner for Virtualization, Private Clouds

Cisco, EMC and VMware on Tuesday kicked off a new Virtual Computing Environment "coalition" to promote datacenter virtualization and private cloud deployments.

The 2009 Redmond Reader's Choice Awards: It's a Grand Slam

After introducing the Triple Crown last year, Redmond knocks one out of the park in 2009 by honoring winners of four consecutive Reader's Choice Awards in the same category.

Microsoft Provides Guidance on Windows XP Mode

Microsoft released additional resources last week for IT pros planning to use the new desktop virtualization solution in Windows 7.

Report: Server Market 'Refresh' Ahead

The server market is set for a refresh cycle in the months ahead, according to IDC's latest server virtualization report.

Microsoft and Red Hat: Virtualization 'Frenemies'

Microsoft and Red Hat have validated that their respective Windows and Linux operating systems will run on each other's virtualization platforms.

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