Microsoft today opened signups to its community evaluation program (CEP) for testing the beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 (SCVMM 2012).
Kemp Technologies, which makes load-balancing appliances, released this week Virtual LoadMaster Exchange for Hyper-V, a load-balancer designed to work exclusively with Exchange 2010 and Microsoft's hypervisor.
Microsoft took the opportunity at Tech-Ed 2011, currently underway in Atlanta, Ga., to announce new improvements to Exchange 2010 that will avoid supported scenarios when running the software in a virtualized environment.
Microsoft announced today that the company has added support for a Linux distribution to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
- By Michael Domingo
Virtualization and cloud provider VMware this morning announced that it's buying Shavlik Technologies, a provider of security and management software for desktops and servers.
These technologies may not have been Microsoft originals, but today they bear the Redmond stamp.
Virtualization has brought the lost art of performance tuning back into the datacenter. Here's how to tune your VMs and hypervisor, and optimize CPU resources and memory to get the most out of your virtual servers.
Microsoft plans to consolidate many moving parts in its System Center 2012 products this year -- here's your guide to it all.
Microsoft today announced that the release candidate version (RC) of its Windows Thin PC (WinTPC) solution is now available for download.
IT professionals who work with Hyper-V on a regular basis might feel lost in a VMware environment, but some key similarities between the two offerings can provide a welcome sense of familiarity.
Windows 8 might be released in 2013, according to a Directions on Microsoft analyst.
Strictly speaking, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 can't perform server virtualization using Intel's new second-generation Core vPro processors.
Microsoft on Tuesday released its first service pack for Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, the company's standalone server virtualization solution.
Dell today said it plans to spend $1B in cloud technology over its next fiscal year.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft today released an addition for Windows Server 2008 R2 that enables shared block storage in storage area networks using the iSCSI Protocol.
Using hypervisors and other virtualization technology to help you reach your HA goals.
Microsoft announced today that it has rolled out a public test version of its Windows Thin PC software technology.
Microsoft added an improved way to move virtualized applications to its Windows Azure cloud as part of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 beta release.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft today showcased the success of U.S. retailer Target Corp. in using server virtualization to reduce its physical server footprint across its 1,755 stores.
An Internet slowdown issue turned out to be a problem with virtual server memory allocation. Find out how Brien solved it.