Next week at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, security researcher Joanna Rutkowska promises to demonstrate how a malicious attacker, working remotely, could take control of the open-source Xen virtualization software.
- By Joab Jackson
Virtualization heralds a brave new world of security. Here are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to securing a virtual infrastructure.
- By Joern Wettern
Don't let its looks fool you -- give it time and Hyper-V will be a contender for hypervisor dominance.
Microsoft's server virtualization solution rewards early Windows Server 2008 adopters.
- By Peter Varhol
Qumranet's CEO Benny Schnaider discusses his company's open source technology and the future of the virtualization market.
Just how favorably does Hyper-V compare to established products from VMware Inc., Virtual Iron Inc. and Citrix Systems Inc., to name a few? How serious is Microsoft about competing in the virtual space?
- By Stephen Swoyer
VMware has launched its first counter-attack to Microsoft's pricing structure for its virtualization products, announcing that ESXi, its lightweight hypervisor, is going to be given away for free.
Microsoft's fiscal fourth-quarter and 2008 year-end financial results were announced in a Webcast on Thursday.
Microsoft quietly opened its Live Mesh preview to more testers on July 15, but by today (July 17), the offer had been narrowed to just waiting-list only.
Microsoft's Chief Architect Ray Ozzie and some say the sky will be the limit for cloud computing in the enterprise, but there's still a need for IT security too.
- By Jabulani Leffall
New director of product management talks up database and hints at future technologies.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Diane Greene's precipitous and unexpected departure from VMware yesterday may have resulted from an ongoing rift between Greene and executives at parent company EMC, according to analysts.
In a move that sent shock waves across the virtualization market, VMware's board of directors announced that Diane Greene, the company's co-founder, president and CEO, will be replaced by Paul Maritz, a 14-year veteran of Microsoft and head of EMC's Cloud Division.
Researchers at VMware have pioneered a novel technique in dynamic analysis, one that separates the running program from the analysis tool, by use of virtual containers.
- By Joab Jackson
Microsoft's first major push into the virtualization space officially kicks off today, as Hyper-V has been released to manufacturing (RTM).
Novell announced last Wednesday that it has joined Microsoft's Server Virtualization Validation Program.
- By Chris Riedel
IT pros wanting to try out the latest Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization technology can now get the Release Candidate 1 (RC1) version via Windows Update.
VMware has announced VMware ThinApp 4.0, its major offering in the emerging market for application virtualization.
Microsoft's Tech-Ed North America event for IT professionals kicked off today with a keynote address on enabling "dynamic IT."
Exam 70-652 offers MCPs a chance to prove expertise in setting up and configuring virtual machines.
- By Michael Domingo