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Microsoft this week announced continued interoperability support for Red Hat Linux operating systems running on its Hyper-V hypervisor.
EMC Corp., the parent company of virtualization giant VMware, has chosen a new president for its Advanced Storage Division: the former head of Microsoft's Server and Cloud Division (SCD), Amitabh Srivastava.
vSphere 5, VMware's virtualization platform, will be receiving an upgrade. The company also announced a new suite of products for the cloud in a live announcement today.
- By John K. Waters
Virtualization complicates the process of finding and remedying hardware problems, but a few techniques and tools can make the process more manageable.
Microsoft today released Windows Thin PC to its volume licensing customers with Software Assurance.
Simon Crosby blogged that he's joining two other founders at Bromium; company will focus on security and virtualization solutions.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft released a beta of System Center Orchestrator 2012 last week.
Microsoft announced today that its Windows Thin PC solution has reached its release-to-manufacturing milestone, with general availability expected on July 1.
Microsoft today opened signups to its community evaluation program (CEP) for testing the beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 (SCVMM 2012).
Kemp Technologies, which makes load-balancing appliances, released this week Virtual LoadMaster Exchange for Hyper-V, a load-balancer designed to work exclusively with Exchange 2010 and Microsoft's hypervisor.
Microsoft took the opportunity at Tech-Ed 2011, currently underway in Atlanta, Ga., to announce new improvements to Exchange 2010 that will avoid supported scenarios when running the software in a virtualized environment.
Microsoft announced today that the company has added support for a Linux distribution to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
- By Michael Domingo
Virtualization and cloud provider VMware this morning announced that it's buying Shavlik Technologies, a provider of security and management software for desktops and servers.
These technologies may not have been Microsoft originals, but today they bear the Redmond stamp.
Virtualization has brought the lost art of performance tuning back into the datacenter. Here's how to tune your VMs and hypervisor, and optimize CPU resources and memory to get the most out of your virtual servers.
Microsoft plans to consolidate many moving parts in its System Center 2012 products this year -- here's your guide to it all.
Microsoft today announced that the release candidate version (RC) of its Windows Thin PC (WinTPC) solution is now available for download.
IT professionals who work with Hyper-V on a regular basis might feel lost in a VMware environment, but some key similarities between the two offerings can provide a welcome sense of familiarity.
Windows 8 might be released in 2013, according to a Directions on Microsoft analyst.