While containerization may not be a substitute for full-blown hypervisor-based server virtualization, it does offer a number of key benefits.
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While Microsoft is claiming to have eaten some of VMware's lunch in the virtualization space, VMware undoubtedly will be taking some of Microsoft's dinner.
With many SMBs becoming deeply involved in server virtualization, there's a growing need for simplified tools to manage their virtualized infrastructure.
While companies like Amazon and Google seem to get all the attention when it comes to talk about public and hybrid clouds, there are plenty of other viable options as well.
Can software-driven control really increase server virtualization infrastructure efficiency by as much as 40%, and if so, how?
The latest and most significant virtualization news at TechEd North America was actually a cloud announcement. Bet you wouldn't have predicted that a few years ago.
With Ravello now out of beta status, there's never been a better time to seriously consider the advantages of migrating your data center test and development operations to the cloud.
New and evolving virtualization and server technologies can help IT departments in their never-ending pursuit of having to deliver more with less.
The company's upgraded Virtual Machine Convertor tool adds features designed to help poach VMware-based VMs and turn them into Microsoft Hyper-V ones.
VMware's current stock market data makes it pretty clear there are some lofty expectations for the company's future prospects. What's behind the optimism?
Products like VMware's Virtual SAN and DataCore's SANsymphony -V are helping administrators manage storage in increasingly heterogeneous hypervisor-dominated data center environments.
In an ever-accelerating world of highly virtualized data centers, how can security and compliance possibly keep up?
What's behind the server virtualization leviathan jumping into the mobile device management market?
If you're just dipping your toes in the waters of hypervisor heterogeneity, finding a solution for your multi-hypervisor management needs may be easier than anticipated.
The virtualization space has seen significant changes over the past twelve months, but one key factor remains the same as we turn our attention to what 2014 might bring.
Red Hat's RHEL is quietly evolving into a powerful server virtualization offering, and the latest release has more to offer than ever before.
Hotlink may have started out as a vendor of multi-hypervisor management systems, but now the startup is providing the vital glue needed to build more complex cloud bursting and disaster recovery solutions.
Can Red Hat virtualization finally capitalize on new opportunities that will help it emerge from the enormous shadow cast by VMware, Microsoft and Citrix?
The software virtualization company unveils a new cloud management offering and several updated products at its VMworld 2013 event in Barcelona.
Does Nirvanix's abrupt demise spell the end of public cloud storage services?
With virtualization evolving faster than IT staff can learn how to master it in many cases, what good is all this new virtualization technology to your organization if no one knows how to use it?
The war for control of the enterprise network of tomorrow is about to begin, and when it does it's going to get dirty because it's a war no one can afford to lose.
With Microsoft closing in on VMware's market leadership in the server virtualization space, has VMware been nimble enough to maintain its lead?
With the two companies teaming up on the cloud in what looks to be a win-win deal, who then stands to be the big loser?
The latest report from Gartner on the server virtualization infrastructure market reveals an interesting surprise or two.