Microsoft and Novell have stepped up their collaborative efforts on open source operating system technology and intellectual property by moving their controversial enterprise Linux licensing agreement into the Chinese market.
Microsoft rolled out its Dynamics CRM Online platform today as a generally available service.
Citrix Systems announced Monday that its new enterprise desktop virtualization product, XenDesktop, will debut next month.
The Microsoft Windows operating system has become unwieldy and is choking on the amount of code that needs to be maintained.
Nearly a year and a half after striking their improbable alliance to provide better interoperability between open source and Windows-based platforms, Microsoft and Novell told developers this week that the pact has yielded technical benefits but there's still work to be completed, particularly on the interoperability between the two companies' enterprise directory platforms.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
When it comes to infrastructure and operations, research firm Gartner says that virtualization will be the most significant trend through the next four years.
The virtualization stalwart's product guru, Raghu Raghuram, helps the company set its sights on next-generation products and services.
Automating your virtualized data center can be a challenge.
- By Peter Varhol
Vmware Inc. has taken the next step in delivering virtualization to the IT masses by bundling a lightweight hypervisor into OEM hardware.
Readers reflect mixed emotions on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, virtualization and the corporate juggernaut that is Microsoft.
Yahoo hosted the first-ever Apache Hadoop Summit this week in Santa Clara, Calif.
- By John K. Waters
Vertical business networks will play a significant part in the future of software-as-a-service (SaaS) by consolidating multiple SaaS solutions into more convenient packages, said Colleen Smith, VP of SaaS at Progress Software, in an interview this month.
Citrix has become the latest entry into the increasingly-crowded field of embedded hypervisors.
Microsoft, famous for its product delays, has taken a different approach with its latest virtualization offering: instead of multiple delays, it's pushing up delivery deadlines.
VMware has issued patches that will eliminate the vulnerabilities found last month, according to an announcement the company posted on some security news mailing lists today.
- By Joab Jackson
Microsoft today announced its intent to acquire Kidaro, a Redwood City, Calif.-based provider of enterprise desktop virtualization software.
Sun, Microsoft are working together to develop a set of guidelines for implementing Exchange Server 2007 on Sun server and storage hardware.
- By Michael Domingo
Court papers suggest that Microsoft's change of heart earlier this year to open up Windows Vista virtualization licensing may have been influenced by litigation.
At last week's VMworld, BEA and VMware announced their partnership on a project to allow BEA's Java applications to work within virtual environments created with VMware's tools.
- By Michael Domingo
A newly released report from Forrester Research makes predictions about enterprise software trends within the forthcoming decade.