Virtualization


Electric Cloud, VMware Pact Fills Software Testing, Build Gaps

Electric Cloud's automated software development process offering will now integrate with VMWare's Lab Manager, the company said Wednesday.

Marathon Offers Low-Cost Fault Tolerance Solution

Solution uses standard hardware while supporting virtualized servers.

To Virtualization and Beyond

VMware's Diane Greene is on a quest to make server virtualization ubiquitous.

VM Within a VM

Yes, it's possible. Greg shows you how.

Backing Up Live Virtual Server VMs

Use this script to back up running Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 virtual machines.

Virtual Security

How virtual technology can help you keep your network safe.

Major Day of Windows Releases From Microsoft

Microsoft released several major updates for its Windows lineup today, including the first release candidate (RC) for Windows Server 2008 and the initial public beta for Windows Vista Service Pack (SP) 1.

VMworld Shines Spotlight on Virtualization

VMware's dazzling Wall Street debut last month aimed a spotlight on virtualization, the rapidly evolving technology that provides a logical view of computing resources, rather than a physical view. This week (Sept. 11-13), the beam stayed focused, as nearly 11,000 people attended the company's annual VMworld Conference and Expo at San Francisco's Moscone Center.

VMware Seeks To Build on IPO Buzz

Fresh off this year's hottest debut on Wall Street, trendsetting software maker VMware Inc. is hosting nearly 11,000 people clamoring to learn more about a computing twist that is turning into high-tech's next big jackpot.

Sun Expands Alliance With Microsoft

Sun Microsystems Inc. will begin building servers with one-time foe Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating system installed directly inside of them, instead of forcing customers to install the ubiquitous software on their own or defect to a competitor for one-stop shopping.

Key Microsoft Virtualization CTP Coming This Year

Microsoft's new server virtualization product is on schedule -- albeit a delayed schedule -- and expects to make a community technology preview (CTP) available with the first release candidate of Windows Server 2008.

Microsoft Nears Release of Virtualization Management Tool

Yesterday, Microsoft released the next component in its growing virtualization product line, announcing the release to manufacturing (RTM) of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). General availability is expected in October.

Application Virtualization Hits Its Stride

Keeping a virtualized image clean just got a lot easier.

Levanta Offers VM Management App for Linux

Levanta is offering a virtual machine version of its Linux life-cycle management product that's similar to the company's flagship physical appliance. The product, called Intrepid VM Linux Management Appliance, is available as a free software download.

VMware's Stock Rises 76 Percent in Debut

VMware Inc.'s shares soared by 76 percent in their stock market debut Tuesday, reflecting a belief that the software maker is on the leading edge of a trend.

Citrix Buying VMware Rival for $500M

Citrix Systems is buying XenSource Inc. for $500 million, marking the second big deal this week in thte virtualization segment.

VMware Sets Much-Anticipated IPO at $29

Rapidly growing software maker VMware Inc. priced its initial public offering at $29 per share Monday, setting the stage for one of Silicon Valley's most anticipated stock market debuts since Google Inc. mesmerized Wall Street three years ago.

Virtualization Rules the Day at LinuxWorld

Another LinuxWorld San Francisco has come and gone. The event combined LinuxWorld with the inaugural Next Generation Data Center show, drawing an estimated 11,000 attendees last week.

VMware Releases Virtualization Software for Mac

VMware has the latest entry in the growing market for software that allows Windows to be run on a Mac.

Intel To Buy $218.5M Stake in VMware

Intel Corp., the world's largest chip maker, will invest $218.5 million in virtualization software maker VMware Inc., the companies announced Monday.

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