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Virtual Machine Management on the Cheap for SMBs
With many SMBs becoming deeply involved in server virtualization, there's a growing need for simplified tools for managing their virtualized infrastructure.

Public Cloud Options Beyond the Obvious
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.

Four Keys to Optimizing Data Center Efficiency and App Workload Performance
Can software-driven control really increase server virtualization infrastructure efficiency by as much as 40%, and if so, how?

Which Linux Distribution Powers HP Helion Cloud? [VIDEO]
HP launches its own OpenStack-based cloud platform and also changes the platform's underlying Linux distribution.

What's Next for OpenStack Is Ironic [VIDEO]
Execs from the open-source OpenStack Foundation outline some of the big new innovations in the development pipeline.

Taking Your Data Center to the Cloud with Ravello
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.

Inside the Nebula One OpenStack Cloud Server [VIDEO]
Chris Kemp, founder of Nebula and former CTO of NASA, explains how the new cloud server appliance works.

New Trends in the World of Servers and Virtualization
New and evolving virtualization and server technologies can help IT departments in their never-ending pursuit of having to deliver more with less.

Docker Re-Imagines Server Virtualization [VIDEO]
Ben Golub, CEO of Docker, explains what containers are all about and why Docker 1.0 will be a big deal.

Microsoft Looking to Lure Customers Away from VMware
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.

What Does VMware's Stock Price Say About the Company's Future?
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?

Virtualization Vendors Making Inroads on Storage Simplicity
Products like VMware's Virtual SAN and DataCore's SANsymphony -V are helping administrators manage storage in increasingly heterogeneous hypervisor-dominated data center environments.

Cisco UCS Servers Turn 5
Project California has transformed Cisco into a major server player.

A Closer Look at VMware's Acquisition of AirWatch
What's behind the server virtualization leviathan jumping into the mobile device management market?

The Software Defined Data Center Emerges (Slowly)
A variety of IT trends are fueling the software defined data center, yet SDDC still lacks a central driver to propel it into the mainstream.

ConVirt Looks to Converge Hypervisor Management
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.

Martin Casado on Network Virtualization
VMware chief architect for networking talks network virtualization's history, outlook, and unexpected benefits.

Recapping the World of Server Virtualization in 2013
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 Enterprise Linux 6.5 Brings the Goods, Softly but Surely
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's Metamorphosis into Cloud Bursting and DRaaS Solutions
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.

Red Hat Ramps Up Virtualization and Cloud Initiatives
Can Red Hat virtualization finally capitalize on new opportunities that will help it emerge from the enormous shadow cast by VMware, Microsoft and Citrix?

Nirvanix Shut-Down Sends Shockwaves through the Cloud Services Industry
Does Nirvanix's abrupt demise spell the end of public cloud storage services?

Addressing the Virtualization Disconnect
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?

Server Virtualization Customer Reviews: VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer and More
Our guest columnist from IT Central Station reveals what real users think of the leading virtualization products.

Let the Enterprise Networking Games Begin
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.

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