Virtualization


Microsoft To Discontinue Essential Business Server

Microsoft will discontinue development of its midmarket-focused Windows Essential Business Server (EBS), the company said Friday.

Microsoft To Offer Opalis Management Solution

Microsoft soon will offer the Opalis solution to server management licensees, the company announced on Wednesday.

RSA Keynote: Cloud's Future Depends on Security

Cloud computing has the ability to transform IT , but its success depends on security, said Art Coviello on Tuesday in his opening keynote.

CA Acquires 3tera

CA on Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire closely held 3tera Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

Microsoft Sells the Cloud at Goldman Sachs Event

Bob Muglia's talk at a Goldman Sachs technology event on Tuesday was chock full of forward-looking statements.

Microsoft Adds Virtualization Apps to MDOP 2010

Microsoft unveiled two new desktop virtualization applications as part of its bundle of tools for managing Windows 7 deployments.

Microsoft and HP: A Marriage of Convenience?

Threatened by newly emboldened Oracle, VMware, IBM and others, HP and Microsoft team to tie app, data center and cloud infrastructures.

SAP Now Supported on Hyper-V R2

SAP announced last week that its enterprise infrastructure software is now supported by Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2.

VMware, Cisco, NetApp in Cloud Security Effort

VMware last week teamed up with Cisco and NetApp to promote a virtualized datacenter offering geared toward shared or public cloud environments.

VDI VIP

VMware's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure is better than older versions, but not necessarily appropriate for virtualization beginners.

Microsoft's Future: Crystal Clear

Here are seven powerful predictions for Microsoft's future.

Why You Need Windows Server 2008 R2

A host of new features should attract IT pros to this vastly improved product.

CA Taps Bill McCracken As New CEO

CA dug into its ranks to replace retiring CEO John Swainson, naming its chairman William McCracken to run the company.

Microsoft and HP Ink Cloud, Virtualization Pact

Microsoft and HP disclosed a $250 million, three-year partnership to develop and market next-generation datacenter technology and application infrastructure.

VMware Enters E-Mail Business with Zimbra Buy

VMware on Tuesday said it is acquiring Zimbra from Yahoo, extending VMware's reach beyond system virtualization.

Securing 2010

Hackers will find ways to keep security experts busy. Keep your eye out for these eight.

5 Steps to a More Secure Datacenter

In the age of virtualization and cloud computing, administrators need a holistic approach.

2010 a Boom Year for Cloud Computing?

If recent market research is any indication, computing in the clouds could achieve a breakthrough of sorts in 2010.

Ozzie Quizzed on Cloud Strategy at PDC

Microsoft officials briefed financial analysts on the company's cloud computing strategy at its Professional Developers Conference on Wednesday.

Cybersecurity Alliance Aims at Network Protection

Thirteen leading technology companies including Microsoft have joined with Lockheed Martin to form a new cybersecurity technology alliance.

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