Virtualization


Review: VMware Upgrade Keeps vSphere Ahead of the Pack

An incremental update to the vSphere virtualization platform packs numerous improvements and new features to give IT professionals all the right tools.

Is VMware the Next Netscape?

Will Microsoft's virtualization products push VMware out of its own niche?

Service Pack 1 RC Now Available for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

The release candidate version of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 can now be downloaded.

Microsoft's Hyper-V To Be Integrated in OpenStack

Microsoft today announced a partnership deal with Cloud.com to help integrate Microsoft's proprietary hypervisor into the OpenStack project.

Study: Windows 7 Migrations Mostly 'Smooth' for Businesses

Software security provider Symantec commissioned a study on Windows 7 migration experiences that was published this month.

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0 Beta Released

Microsoft on Tuesday released a new beta test version of its desktop virtualization solution for organizations.

Virtualization and the Second Death of the 'White Box'

Why, when it comes to virtualization, do-it-yourself design is often a bad thing.

Citrix, Cisco Partner on Desktop Virtualization Solution

Citrix Systems is on the move yet again, virtually speaking, having formed a desktop virtualization partnership with Cisco Systems.

Microsoft Releases P2V Desktop Virtualization Beta

Microsoft last week described a different way to use desktop virtualization to maintain legacy applications and still move users to Windows 7.

An IT Pro's Guide to Virtualization and Windows 7

As companies prepare to migrate to Windows 7, IT professionals can implement new virtualization capabilities provided in the new desktop operating system. We offer a primer on the various options now available.

Diskeeper V-locity 2: Server Virtualization Defrag

The defragmentation software for server virtualization offers useful features and unique value.

RemoteFX Enhances the RDS User Experience

RemoteFX represents a significant update to the graphics-processing capabilities of the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) core Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

Microsoft in the Shadows at VMworld

Microsoft is at VMworld in San Francisco this week, but it can't show off its Hyper-V virtualization product because it competes with VMware's products.

Gartner: Pump Up Your Budget for Windows 7 Migrations

Microsoft calls Windows 7 its "fastest selling" operating system, but the new OS may represent increased costs and greater logistical pain for IT shops over the next two years.

Holed Up in the Library

A flaw with curious name, "binary planting," grows out of iTunes on Windows. There's a workaround for that.

Microsoft Lays Out Its 'Open Cloud' Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of an open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Summer Winds Blow In Record Number of Security Fixes

Plus: Adobe readies Reader patch; Google engineer may get formal recognition for Windows flaws.

Microsoft Cures LNK Flaw with Early Patch

Microsoft releases fix early due to exploits out in the wild. Plus: Microsoft, Adobe team up on flaw research; IE 8 privacy controls handling debated.

Study: Windows 7 Adoption Among Top IT Trends

An annual survey of IT organizations found rising trends toward deploying Windows 7, desktop virtualization and unified communications solutions.

Microsoft Shifts on Responsible Disclosure

Amped up 'responsible disclosure' gets toned down to 'coordinated vulnerability disclosure.' Plus: Redmond won't pay for bugs, and hacking has its own rewards.

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