Virtualization


Pop Quiz: High Availability (Exam 70-652)

What to do to make sure you have high VM availability.

Windows Advisor: Dots Before My Eyes

Cursors turning to dots, weird keyboard behavior ... what's going on with Hyper-V?

Tech-Ed: Let's (Third) Party!

Independent software vendors have long been the life of Microsoft's party by producing products that fill in the gaps Redmond leaves open. For Tech•Ed North America 2009, we celebrate third-party vendors and preview what they'll be announcing and demonstrating at the show.

A Secure Leap into the Cloud

Companies looking to reduce costs through cloud computing will have to make some tough decisions about security.

Free VM Discovery

Embotics' V-Scout ends the days of tracking your virtual machines via spreadsheet.

DR in a Box

PlateSpin Forge offers peace of mind at a reasonable price.

Sunshine on a Cloudy Day: Virtualization Clears Up IT's Recessionary Fears

While most companies in IT are hoping to just ride out the recession storm, those in the virtualization space are finding clearer skies.

Windows 7 RC Released to Microsoft's Subscribers

The release candidate (RC) of Windows 7, Microsoft's newest operating system, can be downloaded today by Microsoft TechNet and MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) subscribers.

Microsoft To Release XP Mode and MED-V 2.0 Betas

Windows XP Mode, a feature designed to help small businesses migrate to Windows 7, will be available as a beta for download on April 30.

Reporter's Notebook: Cloud Security a Key Focus at RSA

Concerns about the security implications of evolving cloud computing technologies dominated last week's annual RSA Conference.

Windows 7 RC Dates Disclosed; 'XP Mode' Unveiled

Microsoft provided a couple of Windows 7 tidbits on Friday, confirming the availability of Windows 7 release candidate (RC) and describing a forthcoming virtualization capability in the new operating system.

RSA: Security Lags as Virtualization Picks Up

At a time when everyone is watching the bottom line, there is an increasingly strong impetus to virtualize IT environments.

VMware Unveils vSphere

Virtualization leader VMware sees a cloudy future for the datacenter. To that end, today the company announced vSphere 4, the next generation of what was formerly called VMware Infrastructure.

VMware To Announce Cloud Computing Vision Tuesday

On April 21, VMware will take the wraps off of vSphere, the next generation of its infrastructure suite currently known as VMware Infrastructure.

Datacenter Design Leader Leaves Microsoft

A key Microsoft team member involved with the modular design of Microsoft's server farms has joined another company.

Microsoft Unveils MED-V 1.0

The first version of Microsoft's desktop virtualization tool was announced last week.

Sun VirtualBox 2.2 Adds Open Virtualization Format Support

Sun Microsystems has released VirtualBox 2.2, an update to the company's free and open source desktop virtualization solution.

VMware Pledges Savings Guarantee on Server Hardware Costs

VMware believes it can save you at least half on your server hardware through virtualization. It's so confident of the savings that the company is announcing that it will work for you for free if it can't meet that goal.

How To: Get Started With Hyper-V Permissions

Defining the security model for your first foray with Hyper-V.

Microsoft: The Strength to Endure

Microsoft has the stuff to come out of this recession on top.

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