Citrix and Microsoft, already close collaborators on many
virtualization-based initiatives, ratcheted up their relationship Monday with
the announcement of Citrix Essentials, a group of technologies calculated to
shoehorn their way into the enterprise datacenters now dominated by VMware.
VMLogix has partnered with Citrix to shore up its brand-new offering, adding lab management and automation capabilities to Citrix Essentials.
Another vendor has thrown its hat into the enterprise virtualization ring. This one is red.
Microsoft and Red Hat inked a deal to ensure that Windows operating systems and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OSes can run as virtual machines on each other's platforms.
Emmett gives Red Hat's Virt-Manager high marks after taking it for a spin on Fedora 7. Here's a rundown of how to set it up on your own machine.
- By Emmett Dulaney
Unified communications (UC) has emerged from the Internet cloud thanks to a partnership that brings together LightEdge Solutions, BroadSoft and Microsoft
- By Jim Barthold
A weakened economy will serve as a catalyst to push enterprises from on-premise computing to accessing services over the Internet cloud, according to Microsoft exec Doug Hauser, who delivered an address on Wednesday at the Thomas Weisel 2009 Technology and Telecom Conference.
- By Jim Barthold
EMC and Microsoft formally renewed a partnership on Tuesday, extending their collaborative efforts on virtualization, content management and security solutions for the enterprise market through 2011.
Microsoft on Tuesday rolled out its "launch experience" of Office Communications Server 2007 (OCS) Release 2, a unified communications (UC) product first unveiled in October.
- By Jim Barthold
Xenocode, the Seattle-based maker of virtualization tools, today released the latest version of its Virtual Application Studio, a developer-focused authoring environment for virtualizing existing Windows-based applications.
- By John K. Waters
Joern shows how to design a virtual infrastructure with security in mind.
- By Joern Wettern
One bright spot in the IT economy appears to be virtualization, with leading provider VMware today announcing that its yearly revenue rose 42 percent in 2008 to $1.9 billion. Fourth quarter revenues were a "solid" $515 million -- up 25 percent over last year.
Citrix Systems has teamed with Intel Corp. to provide virtualization technology for Intel-based desktop computers.
- By Rutrell Yasin
A new report from security consultancy AppRiver confirms what many of us have long expected: Spammers are becoming both savvier and sneakier.
- By Stephen Swoyer
Microsoft released a beta of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V), which lets users run older OSes and applications on newer Windows systems.
New global research forecasts a swift rise in development plans for Software as a Service applications in the next 12 months.
- By Kathleen Richards
The beta of Windows Server 2008 R2 is currently available for download by TechNet Plus and Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers, as well as by technology enthusiasts.
The beta release of the update to Windows Server 2008 will be of special interest to those who work with virtualization, as it unveils a key technology long-promised by Microsoft.
Application lifecycle management tools maker Borland Software CEO Tod Nielsen has left the company to join VMware as chief operating officer.
- By Michael Desmond
Microsoft has issued a patent application, published on Dec. 25, that specifies the metered use of computers.