Virtualization


Report: Server Market 'Refresh' Ahead

The server market is set for a refresh cycle in the months ahead, according to IDC's latest server virtualization report.

Microsoft and Red Hat: Virtualization 'Frenemies'

Microsoft and Red Hat have validated that their respective Windows and Linux operating systems will run on each other's virtualization platforms.

Green Datacenter Future Still Far Off

According to a recent survey conducted by Gartner, the green datacenter of the future is still a long way off.

Data Protection Manager 2010 Beta Released

Microsoft released a public beta of System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 on Tuesday.

Kaseya Virtual System Administrator

Kaseya's management system is a little inconsistent, but is useful for some administrators and should get better with further work.

System Center Essentials 2010 Beta Released

Microsoft announced the beta release of System Center Essentials 2010 on Tuesday.

Windows XP Mode Released to OEMs

Microsoft announced that the final version of Windows XP Mode was released to PC manufacturers on Thursday.

Backing up Hyper-V

With support for Hyper-V in Service Pack 1, Microsoft's System Center Data Protection Manager can be the ideal application for backing up virtual machines.

Feds Prepare To Make Leap to Windows 7

Government adoption of Vista has been anemic at best. But the prospects seem much better for Windows 7.

Microsoft Security Essentials To Arrive on Sept. 29

Microsoft Security Essentials, Redmond's free consumer security software for PCs, will be available for download by the general public on Tuesday.

IBM Offers Server Planning Tool Using MAP 4.0

IBM rolled out a free toolkit to help IT pros migrate their infrastructure to IBM products and use Microsoft's virtualization technology to consolidate servers.

Windows 7 Update Addresses App Compatibility

Microsoft released a minor update this week for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that addresses compatibility issues for some applications.

It's a Small VMworld After All

With relatively few attendees and even fewer big announcements, VMware's annual show left just one lasting impression: fear of Microsoft.

Microsoft Feels Virtualization Pinch

With VMware and Google threatening Microsoft's traditional stronghold, Redmond must battle on two new fronts while still keeping Windows on top of its game.

MDOP 2009 R2 Arriving Next Month

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2009 will get an R2 upgrade next month, according to an announcement by Microsoft on Monday.

Report: Microsoft's Licensing Too Hard for Customers

Microsoft doesn't mind making its customers jump through hoops when it comes to licensing its software.

Windows: Coming to a Mainframe Near You?

Big Iron shops have two options to run their Windows applications on System z: emulation via z/Vos or full-blown porting via Mono.

IBM Launches Cloud-Based Desktop

IBM released a virtualized client computing offering it touts as a cloud-based desktop.

Microsoft and OEMs Offer System Management Promos

Microsoft launched a new licensing promotion on Tuesday aimed at midsize companies vying to better manage their servers and IT resources.

Proof of Concept for Vulnerability in IIS

Microsoft investigates potential FTP flaw that can have admins breaking out in high fever. Plus: Live Messenger users to be forced to upgrade; RSA outlines guides for securing virtual environments.

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