Virtualization


RSA: Security Lags as Virtualization Picks Up

At a time when everyone is watching the bottom line, there is an increasingly strong impetus to virtualize IT environments.

VMware Unveils vSphere

Virtualization leader VMware sees a cloudy future for the datacenter. To that end, today the company announced vSphere 4, the next generation of what was formerly called VMware Infrastructure.

VMware To Announce Cloud Computing Vision Tuesday

On April 21, VMware will take the wraps off of vSphere, the next generation of its infrastructure suite currently known as VMware Infrastructure.

Datacenter Design Leader Leaves Microsoft

A key Microsoft team member involved with the modular design of Microsoft's server farms has joined another company.

Microsoft Unveils MED-V 1.0

The first version of Microsoft's desktop virtualization tool was announced last week.

Sun VirtualBox 2.2 Adds Open Virtualization Format Support

Sun Microsystems has released VirtualBox 2.2, an update to the company's free and open source desktop virtualization solution.

VMware Pledges Savings Guarantee on Server Hardware Costs

VMware believes it can save you at least half on your server hardware through virtualization. It's so confident of the savings that the company is announcing that it will work for you for free if it can't meet that goal.

How To: Get Started With Hyper-V Permissions

Defining the security model for your first foray with Hyper-V.

Microsoft: The Strength to Endure

Microsoft has the stuff to come out of this recession on top.

Sun Releases Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3

Sun has released Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Software 3, a major update to the company's virtualization management suite.

Virtualization Standard Released

The Distributed Management Task Force has released the first finished version of the Open Virtualization Format, a set of metadata tags that can be used to deploy a virtual environment across multiple virtualization platforms.

Cisco Enters Server Market

Cisco Systems Inc., the IT industry’s leading supplier of routers and other networking hardware, is expanding its hardware offerings to include blade servers as part of a comprehensive push into the white-hot world of virtualization.

Forrester: Businesses Adopting Virtualization

Server virtualization is being implemented at the majority of firms, in both enterprise (1,000 seats or more) and small-to-medium (SMB) business segments, according to two separate Forrester Research reports.

Gartner: Everything's Coming Up Virtual

New research from Gartner predicts that sales of virtualization software could jump by nearly 50 percent this year.

Microsoft Working To Squeeze More From the Cloud

Microsoft described its Cloud Computing Futures (CCF) project in greater detail late last month in an interview with the project's director.

Test-Driving VMware's ThinApp

The Application Sync and Application Link features combined with an easy-to-follow interface make ThinApp a winner for both VMware and its customers.

Microsoft's VMM 2008: Does It Pass the 'Good Enough' Test?

Redmond's virtualization management tool doesn't have all the bells and whistles that VMware's vCenter has. But it doesn't have the same hefty price tag, either.

App-V 4.5 Now Supports Windows 7 Beta

Microsoft released a cumulative update to its application virtualization solution, which now supports the Windows 7 Beta, according to an announcement issued by the company on Thursday.

Microsoft's CFO Talks Strategy at Goldman Sachs Event

Microsoft's chief finance head on Thursday answered questions about Microsoft's business plans at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2009 event in San Francisco.

Server Market Takes a Dive in 2008

A new report from IDC, announced on Wednesday, suggested that the global economic malaise has already chipped away at the enterprise IT server market.

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