Virtualization


Citrix, Dell Partner on Virtualization

Deepening its existing partner relationship with Dell as a new competitive dynamic and pricing model unfolds, Citrix has announced the availability of a Dell-specific embedded version of XenServer for Dell PowerEdge servers.

The Importance of Being Clustered

Sanbolic's chairman Bill Stevenson sees clustered file systems as a key technical piece in the virtualization puzzle.

The Multi-Core Muddle

PCs are moving to multi-core as operating systems, applications and languages struggle to keep up.

Microsoft and Novell Take Linux Licensing to China

Microsoft and Novell have stepped up their collaborative efforts on open source operating system technology and intellectual property by moving their controversial enterprise Linux licensing agreement into the Chinese market.

Microsoft Launches Dynamics CRM Online

Microsoft rolled out its Dynamics CRM Online platform today as a generally available service.

Citrix To Launch XenDesktop May 20

Citrix Systems announced Monday that its new enterprise desktop virtualization product, XenDesktop, will debut next month.

Virtualization May Help With Windows Bloat

The Microsoft Windows operating system has become unwieldy and is choking on the amount of code that needs to be maintained.

Microsoft Faces Skeptics at Open Source Conference

Nearly a year and a half after striking their improbable alliance to provide better interoperability between open source and Windows-based platforms, Microsoft and Novell told developers this week that the pact has yielded technical benefits but there's still work to be completed, particularly on the interoperability between the two companies' enterprise directory platforms.

Gartner: Virtualization 'Highest Impact' Tech Through 2012

When it comes to infrastructure and operations, research firm Gartner says that virtualization will be the most significant trend through the next four years.

VMware Embeds ESX into OEM Servers

Vmware Inc. has taken the next step in delivering virtualization to the IT masses by bundling a lightweight hypervisor into OEM hardware.

Running on Automatic

Automating your virtualized data center can be a challenge.

Driving VMware

The virtualization stalwart's product guru, Raghu Raghuram, helps the company set its sights on next-generation products and services.

The Redmond Reader Survey

Readers reflect mixed emotions on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, virtualization and the corporate juggernaut that is Microsoft.

Hadoop Summit: Yahoo Gathers the Stuffed Elephant Crowd

Yahoo hosted the first-ever Apache Hadoop Summit this week in Santa Clara, Calif.

SaaS Shifts to Vertical Business Networks

Vertical business networks will play a significant part in the future of software-as-a-service (SaaS) by consolidating multiple SaaS solutions into more convenient packages, said Colleen Smith, VP of SaaS at Progress Software, in an interview this month.

Citrix, HP Team Up on Embedded Hypervisor

Citrix has become the latest entry into the increasingly-crowded field of embedded hypervisors.

Hyper-V Continues on the Fast Track

Microsoft, famous for its product delays, has taken a different approach with its latest virtualization offering: instead of multiple delays, it's pushing up delivery deadlines.

VMware Fixes Vulnerabilities

VMware has issued patches that will eliminate the vulnerabilities found last month, according to an announcement the company posted on some security news mailing lists today.

Microsoft To Acquire Desktop Virt Vendor Kidaro

Microsoft today announced its intent to acquire Kidaro, a Redwood City, Calif.-based provider of enterprise desktop virtualization software.

Lawsuit May Have Driven Vista Virtualization

Court papers suggest that Microsoft's change of heart earlier this year to open up Windows Vista virtualization licensing may have been influenced by litigation.

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