Virtualization


Using Virtual Machine Manager

Emmett gives Red Hat's Virt-Manager high marks after taking it for a spin on Fedora 7. Here's a rundown of how to set it up on your own machine.

LightEdge's UC Service Taps BroadSoft-Microsoft Partnership

Unified communications (UC) has emerged from the Internet cloud thanks to a partnership that brings together LightEdge Solutions, BroadSoft and Microsoft

Bad Economy Good for Cloud Computing, Microsoft Exec Says

A weakened economy will serve as a catalyst to push enterprises from on-premise computing to accessing services over the Internet cloud, according to Microsoft exec Doug Hauser, who delivered an address on Wednesday at the Thomas Weisel 2009 Technology and Telecom Conference.

EMC and Microsoft Push Out Virtualization Partnership

EMC and Microsoft formally renewed a partnership on Tuesday, extending their collaborative efforts on virtualization, content management and security solutions for the enterprise market through 2011.

Microsoft: Your PBX Is 'Dead'

Microsoft on Tuesday rolled out its "launch experience" of Office Communications Server 2007 (OCS) Release 2, a unified communications (UC) product first unveiled in October.

Xenocode Upgrades Application Virtualization Tool

Xenocode, the Seattle-based maker of virtualization tools, today released the latest version of its Virtual Application Studio, a developer-focused authoring environment for virtualizing existing Windows-based applications.

Secure Virtual Networks

Joern shows how to design a virtual infrastructure with security in mind.

VMware's Revenue Rises 42 Percent in 2008

One bright spot in the IT economy appears to be virtualization, with leading provider VMware today announcing that its yearly revenue rose 42 percent in 2008 to $1.9 billion. Fourth quarter revenues were a "solid" $515 million -- up 25 percent over last year.

Citrix and Intel Forge Virtualization Pact

Citrix Systems has teamed with Intel Corp. to provide virtualization technology for Intel-based desktop computers.

Spammers To Target Job-Hunting, Networking Sites in 2009

A new report from security consultancy AppRiver confirms what many of us have long expected: Spammers are becoming both savvier and sneakier.

Microsoft Releases Desktop Virtualization Beta

Microsoft released a beta of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V), which lets users run older OSes and applications on newer Windows systems.

Half of Developers Report Hosted Software Projects

New global research forecasts a swift rise in development plans for Software as a Service applications in the next 12 months.

Microsoft Releases Beta of Windows Server 2008 R2

The beta of Windows Server 2008 R2 is currently available for download by TechNet Plus and Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers, as well as by technology enthusiasts.

Key Technology Introduced in Hyper-V

The beta release of the update to Windows Server 2008 will be of special interest to those who work with virtualization, as it unveils a key technology long-promised by Microsoft.

UPDATE: Borland Sheds Staff, Faces Challenges

Application lifecycle management tools maker Borland Software CEO Tod Nielsen has left the company to join VMware as chief operating officer.

Microsoft Envisions 'Pay-as-You-Go' Computing

Microsoft has issued a patent application, published on Dec. 25, that specifies the metered use of computers.

Sun Releases xVM VirtualBox 2.1

Sun Microsystems recently released the latest version of its desktop virtualization software, xVM VirtualBox.

Microsoft, Citrix and VMware in Brewing Battle

The three companies are getting ready to rumble over ownership of the hypervisor cloud.

VMware, HP Expand Virtualization Pact

VMware will expand its strategic relationship with Hewlett-Packard to include the joint development of software that manages datacenter resources.

Microsoft Exec Lays Out Enterprise Strategy at Barclays Event

Microsoft server and tools exec Bob Kelly told an investment banker audience how Microsoft plans to take advantage of opportunities in the enterprise IT market.

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