Virtualization


IBM Goes After SMB Virtualization with PowerVM Express

Yesterday IBM announced the release of PowerVM Express and a new Power6 microprocessor which, when combined, will bring new efficiencies to virtualization for small- and medium-size businesses, it said.

VMLogix Supports Citrix XenServer

VMLogix is joining forces with the Fort Lauderdale, Fla-based company to make its virtual lab automation solutions available on Citrix's newly acquired XenServer.

VMware Shares Plunge More Than 30 Pct

VMware Inc.'s high-flying stock plunged by more than 30 percent Tuesday as investors reacted to a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report that raised worries about the business software maker's ability to cope with tougher competition and a slowing U.S. economy.

VMware Manages the Release Lifecycle

Virtualization pioneer VMware has released the public beta of its new deployment management product, VMware Stage Manager. The application is based on the company's flagship virtualization platform, VMware Infrastructure 3.

Rackspace Gets Into Virtualization

San Antonio, Texas-based IT hosting vendor Rackspace announced this week it's moving into virtualization with a new VMware-based platform.

Microsoft, Citrix Team Up on Virtualization

Microsoft and Citrix have banded together even more tightly in the virtualization space, hoping to take on industry leader VMware.

Microsoft Opens Up Vista Virtualization

Microsoft now says it will allow more versions of the desktop OS to be virtualized.

What's In Store for Storage 2008

Disaster recovery tends to become a focus during any period of economic uncertainty -- and 2008 will deliver uncertainty in spades if market pundits are correct.

Disney Exec Takes Microsoft CIO Job

Microsoft hired a former Disney executive for its chief information officer vacancy. Tony Scott, 56, will start as CIO in February and report to Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner.

VMware Buys App Virtualization Vendor

VMware, the world's largest maker of virtualization software, is expanding its empire with the acquisition of application virtualization vendor Thinstall.

Virtualization's Next Step

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 targets the enterprise and broadens SoftGrid's availability.

View from the Edge

Tired of your users blaming Citrix for connection problems? EdgeSight can help you get a handle on what's really going on.

Microsoft Primed for a 'Hyper' 2008

Like a kid who's overdosed on Christmas cookies, Microsoft looks like it's going to have a hyper 2008.

Sanbolic Brings Clustered File System, Volume Management To Hyper-V

Sanbolic bolsters Microsoft's virtualization game plan with Melio clustered file system and LaScala Volume Manager.

Virtual Machine Use May Tilt OS Dynamic

The rise of virtual machines may prove to be somewhat of a nightmare for entrenched purveyors of closed operating systems, but it may become a boon for independent software vendors (ISVs) and end users -- so a recent Yankee Group report suggests.

Microsoft Releases Beta of Key Virtualization Product

Santa's not due for awhile yet, but for those waiting on Microsoft's next version of its highly-anticipated virtualization product, it's Christmas day.

Microsoft, Oracle Diverge on Outside VM Support

In case there was any doubt that virtualization is the hottest trend in IT, witness the rush of vendors glomming onto this technology.

Sun Releases Virtualization Management Tool Under GPLv3

Sun Microsystems today announced the availability of the first component of its new virtualization platform, and laid out a roadmap for opening the platform's source code. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based systems company bills its xVM Ops Center virtualization management tool as a "highly scalable datacenter automation tool for complete management of heterogeneous global IT environments."

Coming: Virtualization Validation Program From Microsoft

Microsoft hopes to have validation testing services available when its long-awaited Windows Server virtualization technology comes online next year.

Microsoft Server Virtualization Product Christened 'Hyper-V'

Microsoft has unveiled the official name of the server virtualization technology that will be included with Windows Server 2008 early next year: Hyper-V.

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