Microsoft yesterday began discussing in greater detail its "optimized desktop" concepts that tap into its virtualization technologies.
Microsoft ran an online Q&A on Thursday, answering questions about virtual desktop infrastructure, its new Windows Thin PC, plus general licensing questions.
Microsoft today announced the availability of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2011, which includes updated application virtualization and desktop virtualization tools.
VMware's acquisition of Integrien adds to vCenter a slew of new capabilities for managing capacity planning, change management -- backed by performance analytics -- in physical and cloud environments.
Microsoft on Monday announced a beta test version of its latest virtual machine management portal for IT pros and datacenter managers.
Here are some steps to take for those planning to run Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization with the new SP1 update.
Read the fine print to understand Hyper-V licensing, which comes with some caveats.
- By Greg Shields
A Microsoft official briefly noted on Thursday that Microsoft is planning two new options for IT organizations using Windows 7 -- but the catch is that Software Assurance (SA) licensing needs to be in place.
Two entries in this month's security update, released Tuesday, blocks Windows 7 users from connecting to VMware's View Connection Servers, according to a VMware security bulletin.
Microsoft Wednesday released Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to its equipment manufacturing partners.
Microsoft outlined desktop virtualization tips late last week that IT pros and developers can use to test the compatibility of their Web sites on a single PC.
Version 5.5 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit was released early this week.
Microsoft today announced that the release candidate of Service Pack 1 for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 is now available.
It's December, and that means one thing for us pundits: It's time for our annual look-back and look-ahead columns.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Package makes it easy to run Windows apps from anywhere.
- By Logan Harbaugh
Will Microsoft's virtualization products push VMware out of its own niche?
If you want to implement VDI correctly, you need to be able to separate the myths from the facts.
An incremental update to the vSphere virtualization platform packs numerous improvements and new features to give IT professionals all the right tools.
- By Rick Vanover
The release candidate version of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 can now be downloaded.
Microsoft today announced a partnership deal with Cloud.com to help integrate Microsoft's proprietary hypervisor into the OpenStack project.