Virtualization


Citrix Releases XenServer 5

On the first day of VMware's VMworld conference happening in Las Vegas this week, Citrix Systems -- a competitor of VMware that's also at the conference -- announced the release of XenServer 5, the latest version of its server virtualization solution.

Cray Unveils CX1 Supercomputer for Office Use

Cray Inc., in conjunction with Intel and Microsoft, on Tuesday unveiled a relatively low-cost supercomputer that works in office environments.

Intel Rolls Out Six-Core Xeon 7400 Processors

Intel this week began rolling out its new line of Xeon processors targeted toward server markets.

VMworld Preview: VMware's Vision of Virtualization as the OS

The annual VMworld user conference gets underway today in Las Vegas, with the event's host betting big on a new strategy that redefines its market-leading virtualization management products.

Lumbering Global Economy Affects IT Industry

The sluggish global economy has migrated to the IT industry, according to a survey released this week by Forrester Research.

Sun Expands Virtualization Portfolio, Partners with Microsoft

Sun Microsystems today launched the latest salvo in the virtualization wars with the release of new and upgraded tools and services around its xVM technology.

Buyer Beware with Virtualization Technology

As hackers continue to focus their attention on virtualized environments, those looking to adopt virtualization technologies should proceed with caution, according to report from InfoWorld.

VMware Loses Another Key Executive

Virtualization industry leader VMware, already facing challenges on multiple fronts, took another body blow last night when Chief Scientist Dr. Mendel Rosenblum, a company co-founder, resigned.

Microsoft Releases More Virtualization Details

Microsoft, following its earlier announcement about new virtualization products and imminent releases, has filled in some details that give more shape to its vision.

Microsoft Makes Major Virtualization Splash

Microsoft kicked off its virtualization push with a number of product announcements, including a key virtual management tool.

Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 Hypervisor Adds 64-bit Support

Sun Microsystems this week rolled out version 2.0 of its xVM VirtualBox.

Red Hat Makes Strategic Virtualization Buy

Open source server distributor Red Hat Inc., which is carving out a virtualization path unique in the industry, added another arrow to its quiver today with the acquisition of Qumranet Inc.

V for Hyper-V

Got some questions about Microsoft's hypervisor? That's what Barney's here for.

Xen Hypervisor Gets an Update

The open source hypervisor Xen has a new version, 3.3, that includes a number of upgrades and enhancements that make it more enterprise-worthy and start to move it beyond the datacenter.

Citrix XenApp 5.0 Adds New Features, Ramps Performance

Citrix Systems has upped the competitive ante by adding a new set of performance-related features to its flagship XenApp product.

Microsoft Changes Virtualization Licensing Rules

Microsoft has made substantial changes to its virtualization licensing program, changes that will lower the cost of using virtualization for many customers.

VMware's Updates Cause Problems, CEO Apologizes

Yesterday, August 12, was a blow-out day for some users of VMware's ESX 3.5 and ESXi 3.5 virtualization products, especially if they had applied the latest product updates called "Update 2."

Microsoft Virtualization Launch Planned for Fall 2008

Microsoft announced a launch event for its virtualization products, scheduled for Sept. 8, 2008 in Bellevue, Wash.

VMware Teams Up With Linux Foundation

VMware joined the Linux Foundation on Monday.

IBM Touts Linux Strategy with New Virt, SuSE, Supercomputer Intiatives

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. -- IBM made several announcements Tuesday at the annual LinuxWorld conference, introducing a new series of products, services and initiatives that the company says will "further expand IBM's commitment to Linux and open source by enabling the next generation of Linux."

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