Virtualization


Buyer Beware with Virtualization Technology

As hackers continue to focus their attention on virtualized environments, those looking to adopt virtualization technologies should proceed with caution, according to report from InfoWorld.

VMware Loses Another Key Executive

Virtualization industry leader VMware, already facing challenges on multiple fronts, took another body blow last night when Chief Scientist Dr. Mendel Rosenblum, a company co-founder, resigned.

Microsoft Releases More Virtualization Details

Microsoft, following its earlier announcement about new virtualization products and imminent releases, has filled in some details that give more shape to its vision.

Microsoft Makes Major Virtualization Splash

Microsoft kicked off its virtualization push with a number of product announcements, including a key virtual management tool.

Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 Hypervisor Adds 64-bit Support

Sun Microsystems this week rolled out version 2.0 of its xVM VirtualBox.

Red Hat Makes Strategic Virtualization Buy

Open source server distributor Red Hat Inc., which is carving out a virtualization path unique in the industry, added another arrow to its quiver today with the acquisition of Qumranet Inc.

V for Hyper-V

Got some questions about Microsoft's hypervisor? That's what Barney's here for.

Xen Hypervisor Gets an Update

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 XenApp 5.0 Adds New Features, Ramps Performance

Citrix Systems has upped the competitive ante by adding a new set of performance-related features to its flagship XenApp product.

Microsoft Changes Virtualization Licensing Rules

Microsoft has made substantial changes to its virtualization licensing program, changes that will lower the cost of using virtualization for many customers.

VMware's Updates Cause Problems, CEO Apologizes

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 Virtualization Launch Planned for Fall 2008

Microsoft announced a launch event for its virtualization products, scheduled for Sept. 8, 2008 in Bellevue, Wash.

VMware Teams Up With Linux Foundation

VMware joined the Linux Foundation on Monday.

IBM Touts Linux Strategy with New Virt, SuSE, Supercomputer Intiatives

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."

Virtualization Showdown at Black Hat

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.

Kung Fu Hypervisor

Don't let its looks fool you -- give it time and Hyper-V will be a contender for hypervisor dominance.

Virtual Security

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.

Hypervisor Visionary

Qumranet's CEO Benny Schnaider discusses his company's open source technology and the future of the virtualization market.

Hyper-V Has Landed

Microsoft's server virtualization solution rewards early Windows Server 2008 adopters.

Taking Stock: Microsoft's Virtual Power Play

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?

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