Virtualization


HP and Microsoft Team on Private Clouds Using Windows Server 2012

Hewlett-Packard today announced a "joint private cloud initiative" with Microsoft.

Dell Gears Up for Virtualization with Windows Server 2012 Products

Dell on Tuesday unfurled its Windows Server 2012 product line and described its virtualization support efforts.

Create Hyper-V Virtual Machines with Windows PowerShell

If you need to create and configure VMs on a regular basis, using Windows PowerShell to do so can speed up the process.

Will the Hypervisor Be the New OS?

Brien lays out his argument on why you will soon start to see features of a traditional operating system shifting to the hypervisor.

VMworld Opens with Leadership, Licensing and Technology Changes

The conference was marked by an acknowledgment of the coming leadership change.

VMware Backtracks on vRAM Licensing

VMware on Monday announced at its annual VMworld conference that it had reverted to CPU-based licensing for its virtualization products.

Microsoft Outlines Software Defined Networking Benefits of Windows Server 2012

SDN capabilities will be powered by Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 Service Pack 1.

OnLive Sold, Staff Reportedly Cut

OnLive, an online gaming and VDI pioneer, was sold today to an undisclosed purchaser.

FreeBSD Now Supported on Windows Server Hyper-V Via Beta Release

Microsoft and collaborators today announced a beta release supporting FreeBSD 8.2 virtual machines on Hyper-V Server.

Creating a Cloud Master Plan: 6 Top Priorities

Your guide to 6 key considerations -- including security, storage, Exchange hosting and more -- for moving infrastructure and applications to public, private and hybrid clouds.

Using Azure To Virtualize Public and Private Clouds

Windows Azure is about to get a facelift. New IaaS capabilities promise VM portability.

MED-V Offers No Rx for Windows XP Migrations

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) won't help organizations escape Windows XP's expiring lifecycle support, a Microsoft blog post warned this week.

App-V 5.0 Beta 2 Facilitates Office 2013 Virtualization

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it has released another beta of its App-V 5.0 application virtualization solution.

VMware Boosting Network Virtualization Capabilities With $1.26 Billion Nicira Buy

Virtualization company VMware has announced plans to buy Nicira Inc. for $1.26 billion.

VMware CEO Paul Maritz To Step Down

Paul Maritz will cede his four-year stint as CEO of virtualization company VMware on September 1.

Report: Top Client Management Suites Delivered by Symantec and CA

A recent study on enterprise client management suites determined that Symantec and CA Technologies were the top "leaders" in meeting IT needs.

RemoteFX Named as Microsoft's New VDI 'Umbrella Brand'

Microsoft announced at TechEd this week that it has advanced RemoteFX as a brand that covers a collection of its virtual desktop infrastructure technologies.

Microsoft Issues MDOP Betas, Plans MED-V Phase Out

New Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack betas were released this week, and Microsoft plans to phase out a desktop virtualization solution in the suite.

UE-V: Roaming Profiles That Actually Work?

Microsoft may finally solve a major Windows admin headache with this addition to the Microsoft Desktop Optimization package.

Windows Azure To Gain IaaS, Linux and Hybrid Cloud Support

The most significant update yet to Microsoft's Windows Azure service will bring long-awaited Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) capabilities and support for Linux instances to the cloud platform.

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