Virtualization


Greene Out at VMware

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.

VMware Pioneers Decouple Dynamic Analysis

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.

Hyper-V Made Available

Microsoft's first major push into the virtualization space officially kicks off today, as Hyper-V has been released to manufacturing (RTM).

Novell, Microsoft Partner on Server Virtualization, Server 2008 on SuSE

Novell announced last Wednesday that it has joined Microsoft's Server Virtualization Validation Program.

RC1 for Hyper-V Now Available for Download

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.

Virtualization Exam Now in Beta Testing

Exam 70-652 offers MCPs a chance to prove expertise in setting up and configuring virtual machines.

VMware Unveils ThinApp 4.0 for Application Virtualization

VMware has announced VMware ThinApp 4.0,  its major offering in the emerging market for application virtualization.

Tech-Ed Keynote Highlights 'Dynamic IT' and Virtualization

Microsoft's Tech-Ed North America event for IT professionals kicked off today with a keynote address on enabling "dynamic IT."

Two VMware Vulnerabilities Found, Fixed

A pair of vulnerabilities found in several VMware Linux products will require users to update these products to resecure their systems, security analysis firm iDefense announced yesterday.

Microsoft Revamps MSDN and TechNet

Microsoft late last week launched a revamped iteration of its highly trafficked resource sites for developers and IT professionals.

More VMware Buzz as B-hive Acquisition Announced

When you have most of the marbles, it never hurts to have a few more.

VMware Enhances Thin Client Partnerships

Stealing some thunder from Citrix's recent XenDesktop unveiling, VMware has made several announcements aimed at strengthening partnerships with thin client suppliers.

HP Expands Desktop Virtualization with Thin Client

Hewlett-Packard has expanded its role in the desktop virtualization arena with new mobile thin client hardware, extended software offerings and deeper industry alliances.

Citrix Debuts New Desktop Appliance Partner Program

Citrix today announced a new Desktop Appliance Partner Program. Appliances and thin clients are important elements in the emerging value chain for hosted desktop virtualization solutions both in terms of end user expectations for performance and ease of installation.

XenDesktop Details Emerge as Product Begins Shipping

With a tiered pricing structure designed to undercut VMware's offerings, Citrix has announced the availability of XenDesktop, its much anticipated and discussed product offering in the increasingly important desktop virtualization arena.

New Hyper-V Release Candidate Out

Microsoft today published a new release candidate (RC1) of its first enterprise-class hypervisor, Hyper-V. The release marks the next step of what has been a quick march to commercial availability for a critical product in Microsoft's emerging virtualization lineup.

Beta Version of Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool Now Available

Microsoft last week released a beta version of its Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool on the Microsoft Connect site.

New VMware Deployment, Disaster Recovery Apps Available

On Monday, VMware announced the release of two new virtualization management products: VMware Site Recovery Manager, a data and disaster recovery tool for datacenters, and VMware Stage Manager, designed for automating the delivery of virtualized applications and environments.

Citrix, Dell Partner on Virtualization

Deepening its existing partner relationship with Dell as a new competitive dynamic and pricing model unfolds, Citrix has announced the availability of a Dell-specific embedded version of XenServer for Dell PowerEdge servers.

The Multi-Core Muddle

PCs are moving to multi-core as operating systems, applications and languages struggle to keep up.

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