Virtualization


Study Highlights Use, Challenges, and Future of Virtualization

Although 54 percent of large enterprises around the globe rate management of their virtual server environment as a critical or high IT priority, fewer than half (45 percent) think their companies are doing it effectively, according to CA's global survey about virtualized environments released this week.

Alfresco Survey Polls Enterprise Stack Practices

The second Alfresco Open Source Barometer survey found a general trend toward the use of mixed open source and proprietary software in the enterprise.

Microsoft Will Release Vista SP1 Early to 'Technical Customers'

Microsoft reversed an earlier decision that would have forced IT pros to wait until mid-March to get their hands on Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

Citrix Announces New XenServer Editions, Renames Presentation Server

Citrix today formally announced Citrix XenServer 4.1 and Citrix XenServer Platinum Edition.

Study: Servers Lead Virtualization Pack

A global enterprise virtualization survey released today confirms that virtualization is becoming stronger and stronger in the enterprise, with server virtualization leading the wave.

Flash Ads Serving Up Malware on Popular Sites

Malicious Flash banner ads have been surfacing on major web sites including Expedia.com, Rhapsody.com, and MayoClinic.com in the last month, according to media reports.

IBM, Sun Make Ambitious 'Virtual' Announcements

Virtualization took center stage again last week, as both IBM and Sun unveiled ambitious new virtual offerings

Virtualization Done Differently

Microsoft's SoftGrid Application Virtualization makes managing applications more secure.

Amazon Expands Into Data Center Market

Critics thought it was over the top when Amazon.com Inc. expanded from books into music in 1998. When the Web retailer let competitors start selling things alongside its own inventory in 2000, they said Amazon had gone nuts.

VMware Updates Desktop Manager, Integrates with VDI

Yesterday VMware announced it has released a live version of Virtual Desktop Manager (VDM) 2 and integrated it with its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure management product.

IBM Goes After SMB Virtualization with PowerVM Express

Yesterday IBM announced the release of PowerVM Express and a new Power6 microprocessor which, when combined, will bring new efficiencies to virtualization for small- and medium-size businesses, it said.

VMLogix Supports Citrix XenServer

VMLogix is joining forces with the Fort Lauderdale, Fla-based company to make its virtual lab automation solutions available on Citrix's newly acquired XenServer.

VMware Shares Plunge More Than 30 Pct

VMware Inc.'s high-flying stock plunged by more than 30 percent Tuesday as investors reacted to a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report that raised worries about the business software maker's ability to cope with tougher competition and a slowing U.S. economy.

VMware Manages the Release Lifecycle

Virtualization pioneer VMware has released the public beta of its new deployment management product, VMware Stage Manager. The application is based on the company's flagship virtualization platform, VMware Infrastructure 3.

Rackspace Gets Into Virtualization

San Antonio, Texas-based IT hosting vendor Rackspace announced this week it's moving into virtualization with a new VMware-based platform.

Microsoft, Citrix Team Up on Virtualization

Microsoft and Citrix have banded together even more tightly in the virtualization space, hoping to take on industry leader VMware.

Microsoft Opens Up Vista Virtualization

Microsoft now says it will allow more versions of the desktop OS to be virtualized.

What's In Store for Storage 2008

Disaster recovery tends to become a focus during any period of economic uncertainty -- and 2008 will deliver uncertainty in spades if market pundits are correct.

Disney Exec Takes Microsoft CIO Job

Microsoft hired a former Disney executive for its chief information officer vacancy. Tony Scott, 56, will start as CIO in February and report to Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner.

VMware Buys App Virtualization Vendor

VMware, the world's largest maker of virtualization software, is expanding its empire with the acquisition of application virtualization vendor Thinstall.

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