Virtualization


Lawsuit May Have Driven Vista Virtualization

Court papers suggest that Microsoft's change of heart earlier this year to open up Windows Vista virtualization licensing may have been influenced by litigation.

Sun-Microsoft Collab Results in Interop Center

Sun, Microsoft are working together to develop a set of guidelines for implementing Exchange Server 2007 on Sun server and storage hardware.

VMware Supports BEA's Effort To Virtualize Java Apps

At last week's VMworld, BEA and VMware announced their partnership on a project to allow BEA's Java applications to work within virtual environments created with VMware's tools.

Enterprise Software Future Profiled in Report

A newly released report from Forrester Research makes predictions about enterprise software trends within the forthcoming decade.

Microsoft and Google Square Off for Long-Term SaaS Battle

Microsoft and Google both recently added to their in-the-clouds application offerings.

Report: Microsoft Readying New SaaS Push

According to blogger Nicholas Carr, Microsoft may be preparing to make a major Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) announcement soon, possibly at its Mix '08 conference this week in Las Vegas

McAfee Adds Secure Virtualization Service

McAfee has created a new service offering, McAfee Foundstone Professional Services, that aims to secure virtualized environments.

Alphabet Soup

The government is stepping in to help you protect your systems. Just be prepared for a lot of acronyms.

VirtualizationReview.com

We're so passionate about virtualization, we're launching a magazine and a Web site all about it.

Where Virtualization and Open Source Collide

Citrix's Peter Levine discusses the company's Windows and open source virtualization strategies, as well as coopetition with Microsoft.

Microsoft Launches Key 2008 Products in Los Angeles

Redmond officially rolls out Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008 in Los Angeles event.

IBM Rolls Out System z10 Mainframe, Plus Dev Tools

IBM today announced the debut of its new System z10 mainframe computer for enterprise data centers.

VMware Announces Hypervisor Deals for Dell, HP, IBM and Fujitsu-Siemens Servers

Today at VMworld Europe in Cannes, France, VMware announced that within the next 60 days ESX 3i hypervisor will ship embedded in servers from its partners Dell, IBM, HP and Fujitsu-Siemens.

VMware Moves to Automation

One of the great things about virtualization is that it makes it incredibly easy to add a new server -- or 10, or 100 new servers.

Study Highlights Use, Challenges, and Future of Virtualization

Although 54 percent of large enterprises around the globe rate management of their virtual server environment as a critical or high IT priority, fewer than half (45 percent) think their companies are doing it effectively, according to CA's global survey about virtualized environments released this week.

Alfresco Survey Polls Enterprise Stack Practices

The second Alfresco Open Source Barometer survey found a general trend toward the use of mixed open source and proprietary software in the enterprise.

Microsoft Will Release Vista SP1 Early to 'Technical Customers'

Microsoft reversed an earlier decision that would have forced IT pros to wait until mid-March to get their hands on Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

Citrix Announces New XenServer Editions, Renames Presentation Server

Citrix today formally announced Citrix XenServer 4.1 and Citrix XenServer Platinum Edition.

Study: Servers Lead Virtualization Pack

A global enterprise virtualization survey released today confirms that virtualization is becoming stronger and stronger in the enterprise, with server virtualization leading the wave.

Flash Ads Serving Up Malware on Popular Sites

Malicious Flash banner ads have been surfacing on major web sites including Expedia.com, Rhapsody.com, and MayoClinic.com in the last month, according to media reports.

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