Virtualization


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.

Electric Cloud, VMware Pact Fills Software Testing, Build Gaps

Electric Cloud's automated software development process offering will now integrate with VMWare's Lab Manager, the company said Wednesday.

Marathon Offers Low-Cost Fault Tolerance Solution

Solution uses standard hardware while supporting virtualized servers.

To Virtualization and Beyond

VMware's Diane Greene is on a quest to make server virtualization ubiquitous.

VM Within a VM

Yes, it's possible. Greg shows you how.

Backing Up Live Virtual Server VMs

Use this script to back up running Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 virtual machines.

Virtual Security

How virtual technology can help you keep your network safe.

Major Day of Windows Releases From Microsoft

Microsoft released several major updates for its Windows lineup today, including the first release candidate (RC) for Windows Server 2008 and the initial public beta for Windows Vista Service Pack (SP) 1.

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