Virtualization


Windows Server 8: Microsoft's Game-Changing Technology

Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).

Windows Server Hyper-V Coming to OpenNebula

Microsoft is collaborating with team members of the OpenNebula project to add Windows Server Hyper-V support.

Microsoft's Partners Tap Hyper-V 3.0 Virtual Switch

Microsoft's new extensible virtual switch in Hyper-V 3.0 for Windows Server 8 has already been implemented by 5nine, Broadcom, Cisco, inMon and NEC, among others.

Dynamics AX 2012 Incentive Outlined at Launch Event

Microsoft today announced a Dynamics AX 2012 ERP incentive program during its virtual launch headlined by CEO Steve Ballmer and Business Solutions President Kirill Tatarinov.

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8 Will Have Hyper-V

Microsoft announced today that its Hyper-V hypervisor will be part of Windows 8, its still-under-wraps client operating system.

Virtualization Licensing: Time To Take a Fresh Look at Your Virtual Infrastructure

Virtualization licensing is changing -- take time now to review your infrastructure (and all the vendor options) now to make sure you're getting the best deal going forward.

Microsoft vs. VMware Battle Clouded By Licensing Claims

Microsoft revved up its cloud marketing message on Monday after VMware made some licensing changes in July.

Microsoft Inks Linux Partner Deal With China Standard Software

Microsoft and China Standard Software Co. Ltd. (CS2C) signed an interoperability and legal agreement today as part of a Linux server partnership deal.

Windows 8: Hyper-V on the Desktop

Virtualization solutions in Windows 8 will help with the data size for mobile devices.

VMware Revises Contriversial Licensing Model for vSphere 5 vRAM

VMware said it is changing its licensing model for vSphere 5 in response to negative feedback from customers.

The Future of IT Skills: What You Need To Keep Your IT Career Alive

IT pros need to constantly update their skills in order to survive. Redmond asked experts -- and readers -- which skills and jobs have a solid future and which ones will crumble in the years to come. Here's what we found.

Microsoft Extends Hyper-V Support for Red Hat Linux 6.0

Microsoft this week announced continued interoperability support for Red Hat Linux operating systems running on its Hyper-V hypervisor.

Ex-Microsoft Cloud Exec To Lead EMC's Storage Division

EMC Corp., the parent company of virtualization giant VMware, has chosen a new president for its Advanced Storage Division: the former head of Microsoft's Server and Cloud Division (SCD), Amitabh Srivastava.

VMware's vSphere 5 Platform Gets Major Overhaul

vSphere 5, VMware's virtualization platform, will be receiving an upgrade. The company also announced a new suite of products for the cloud in a live announcement today.

Tips for Troubleshooting Physical Hardware Problems in a Virtual Datacenter

Virtualization complicates the process of finding and remedying hardware problems, but a few techniques and tools can make the process more manageable.

Microsoft Releases Windows Thin PC

Microsoft today released Windows Thin PC to its volume licensing customers with Software Assurance.

Citrix CTO To Leave for Cloud Startup

Simon Crosby blogged that he's joining two other founders at Bromium; company will focus on security and virtualization solutions.

System Center Orchestrator 2012 Beta Released

Microsoft released a beta of System Center Orchestrator 2012 last week.

Windows Thin PC Hits RTM Milestone

Microsoft announced today that its Windows Thin PC solution has reached its release-to-manufacturing milestone, with general availability expected on July 1.

Microsoft System Center 2012 Community Test Programs Announced

Microsoft today opened signups to its community evaluation program (CEP) for testing the beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 (SCVMM 2012).

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