vCloud Director may be comprehensive, but it's also relatively expensive and arguably overkill for the needs of many enterprises. That's where alternatives like V-Commander come into play.
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Panel discusses what's needed to help server virtualization succeed in the cloud era.
Red Hat's Mark McLoughlin currently holds the title as the top OpenStack developer in the world by volume of code commits, but he wasn't always a cloud guy.
What impact will PayPal's recent move to drop VMware have on the virtualization company's hopes of becoming a dominant player in cloud computing infrastructure?
You've heard of a hypervisor, and you've probably heard of a storage hypervisor. But here's a new one to add to the virtualization lexicon.
A recent report from Nasuni ranks public cloud storage providers, but a closer look at one of their top picks highlights the pros and the cons of cloud storage right now.
In less than a year VMware has spent over a billion dollars acquiring the missing parts needed to turn its software-defined data center vision into a reality.
What's the dominant hypervisor today? While VMware may be the obvious answer, HotLink's CEO has a different take on the matter.
Microservers seem to be quite the rage in the server world these days, but are they really a serious solution that can be used as "real" servers?
A virtualization expert weighs in on how to effectively handle the mission-critical applications that tend to be the hardest to virtualize.
A new study from 451 Research reveals that a slim majority of x86 servers are now virtualized.
Three key actions from VMware punctuate the changes in the server virtualization ecosphere over the last twelve months, but what exactly do they mean for the future?
VMware and EMC are taking both a back-to-basics and a forward-looking approach in committing key technologies and resources to the Pivotal Initiative.
Veeam isn't willing to take a perceived slight over virtual machine backups lightly, but what exactly is the virtualization vendor blowing up over in this case?
The rate of evolution in the network virtualization market has jumped into hyperspeed mode over the second half of 2012.
We take a break from the norm of extolling the virtues of virtualization to shed some light on those situations when it's important to just say no.
Like the infamous villains in James Bond flicks, VMware would very much like to rule the world -- the cloud world in this case.
Dreamhost's CEO elaborates on the evolving role of Linux use at his hosting company.
While some surveys peg hypervisor usage of Red Hat's KVM at a meager 0.5%, support for KVM from vendors tells a different story.
Ubuntu, SUSE and Red Hat explain how the nascent market for packaged cloud server distributions is beginning to shape up.
Mark Shuttleworth details what it takes to deliver OpenStack in production, in 3 minutes or less.
Will political in-fighting and dissent over open and closed cloud platform alternatives prevent cloud providers from helping make the cloud enterprise a reality?
Is VMware's elimination of the hated "vTax" a sign that the company is changing its focus to where the real money is?
The Linux vendor is putting serious effort into enabling Linux for ARM.
The incoming Executive Director of the group responsible for overseeing OpenStack's development provides insight into the foundation's official launch and the challenges that lie ahead.