The open source hypervisor Xen has a new version, 3.3, that includes a number of upgrades and enhancements that make it more enterprise-worthy and start to move it beyond the datacenter.
Citrix Systems has upped the competitive ante by adding a new set of performance-related features to its flagship XenApp product.
Microsoft has made substantial changes to its virtualization licensing program, changes that will lower the cost of using virtualization for many customers.
Yesterday, August 12, was a blow-out day for some users of VMware's ESX 3.5 and ESXi 3.5 virtualization products, especially if they had applied the latest product updates called "Update 2."
Microsoft announced a launch event for its virtualization products, scheduled for Sept. 8, 2008 in Bellevue, Wash.
VMware joined the Linux Foundation on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. -- IBM made several announcements Tuesday at the annual LinuxWorld conference, introducing a new series of products, services and initiatives that the company says will "further expand IBM's commitment to Linux and open source by enabling the next generation of Linux."
- By John K. Waters
Next week at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, security researcher Joanna Rutkowska promises to demonstrate how a malicious attacker, working remotely, could take control of the open-source Xen virtualization software.
- By Joab Jackson
Don't let its looks fool you -- give it time and Hyper-V will be a contender for hypervisor dominance.
Virtualization heralds a brave new world of security. Here are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to securing a virtual infrastructure.
- By Joern Wettern
Qumranet's CEO Benny Schnaider discusses his company's open source technology and the future of the virtualization market.
Microsoft's server virtualization solution rewards early Windows Server 2008 adopters.
- By Peter Varhol
Just how favorably does Hyper-V compare to established products from VMware Inc., Virtual Iron Inc. and Citrix Systems Inc., to name a few? How serious is Microsoft about competing in the virtual space?
- By Stephen Swoyer
VMware has launched its first counter-attack to Microsoft's pricing structure for its virtualization products, announcing that ESXi, its lightweight hypervisor, is going to be given away for free.
Microsoft's fiscal fourth-quarter and 2008 year-end financial results were announced in a Webcast on Thursday.
Microsoft quietly opened its Live Mesh preview to more testers on July 15, but by today (July 17), the offer had been narrowed to just waiting-list only.
Microsoft's Chief Architect Ray Ozzie and some say the sky will be the limit for cloud computing in the enterprise, but there's still a need for IT security too.
- By Jabulani Leffall
New director of product management talks up database and hints at future technologies.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Diane Greene's precipitous and unexpected departure from VMware yesterday may have resulted from an ongoing rift between Greene and executives at parent company EMC, according to analysts.
In a move that sent shock waves across the virtualization market, VMware's board of directors announced that Diane Greene, the company's co-founder, president and CEO, will be replaced by Paul Maritz, a 14-year veteran of Microsoft and head of EMC's Cloud Division.