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VMware in the Midst of a Virtualization Technology Management Makeover

VMware is seeking to stand out from the competition by re-styling itself, complete with a whole new suite of management products to tempt customers.


Tags: virtualization, server virtualization, VM, VMware, Virtualization Management, VM security, virtually speaking, virtual machines

VMware Exploring New Frontiers of Innovation?

It's time to take a closer look at the big takeaway from VMware coming out of VMworld 2014.


Tags: virtualization, server virtualization, VM, VMware, MDM, virtually speaking, virtual machines

Malware Evolves with Virtual Machines in Mind

With new strains of malware emerging that target virtual machines, it's more important than ever to properly protect your VMs running in enterprise data centers, private clouds or public clouds.




Tags: virtualization, malware, server virtualization, VM, VM security, virtually speaking, virtual machines

Is KVM or Docker Faster for Server Virtualization?

A new report from IBM stacks up Linux container against KVM virtual machine performance.


Tags: IBM, server virtualization, KVM, virtual machine, VM, virtual machine management, docker, Docker virtualization

Hyper-V Network Virtualization: Overview and Q&A

Discover how Microsoft Hyper-V Network Virtualization can enable hosting providers to host customer virtual machines without requiring any changes to the physical network topology.


Tags: virtualization, Hyper-V, VM, network virtualization, hosting, server tutorial, virtual machines, Microsoft Hyper-V, hosting services

Working with NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2012

Discover a network adapter-independent protocol from Microsoft that facilitates NIC teaming for virtual machines on Windows Server 2012.


Tags: Microsoft, Hyper-V, virtual machine, VM, NIC, Windows Server 2012

Checking Hyper-V Replication Health Using PowerShell Cmdlets

Our latest server tutorial reveals two handy PowerShell cmdlets available for checking Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Replication status and getting replication statistical data on your VMs.


Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, Hyper-V, virtual machine, VM, VMware, PowerShell, Windows Server 2012, POWERSHELL CMDLETS

Understanding Hyper-V VSP/VSC and VMBUS Design

Discover the key role Hyper-V's VSP and VSC components play in improving virtual machine performance by facilitating communication between VMs and the parent partition.


Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, Hyper-V, virtual machine, VM, VMware

Harnessing the Power of Hyper-V Network Virtual Switches

For any virtualization administrator that's ever found Hyper-V's network virtual switch's capabilities to be a bit on the confusing side, we have the perfect server tutorial for you.


Tags: Hyper-V, virtual machine, VM, server tutorial, virtual machines, Windows Server 2012 R2

Hyper-V 2012 R2: Pros and Cons of Generation 1 vs. Generation 2 VMs

With Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2 introducing support for two generations of virtual machines, we look at when and why you might want to select one VM generation over the other.


Tags: Hyper-V, virtual machine, VM, server tutorial, virtual machines, Windows Server 2012 R2

VMware at a Virtualization and Cloud Crossroads?

Could the cloud prove considerably less lucrative than initially imagined for VMware? And after years of having the server virtualization market virtually to itself, VMware is now facing serious competition there as well.


Tags: data center, VM, VMware, public cloud, hybrid cloud, vcloud, virtual machines, vCloud Hybrid Service

VMware Unveils Its vCloud Hybrid Service

The company's customers can now seamlessly migrate and integrate with the public cloud from their data centers.


Tags: data center, VM, VMware, public cloud, hybrid cloud, vcloud, virtual machines, vCloud Hybrid Service

How to Convert a Physical Computer to a Virtual Machine

Our latest Server Tutorial covers virtual machine conversion tools and takes you step by step through the process of converting a physical machine to a VM.


Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, Hyper-V, virtual machine, VM, VMware, VHD, server tutorial, virtual machines

Handling Heterogeneous Hypervisor Environments with HotLink's SuperVISOR

What's the dominant hypervisor today? While VMware may be the obvious answer, HotLink's CEO has a different take on the matter.


Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, private cloud, server virtualization, hypervisor, VM, VMware, hybrid cloud, virtually speaking, hotlink

Tackling the 'Last Mile' of Workloads for Virtualization

A virtualization expert weighs in on how to effectively handle the mission-critical applications that tend to be the hardest to virtualize.


Tags: virtualization, server virtualization, virtual machine, VM, VMware, stratus, SDN, virtually speaking

VMware's Moves Signal a Shift in Server Virtualization for 2013

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?


Tags: virtualization, virtual machine, VM, VMware, Nicira, SDN, virtually speaking, Software-Defined Networking, Pivotal Initiative

vSphere Backup Brouhaha Leads to Veeam and Symantec Squabble

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?


Tags: virtualization, Symantec, virtual machine, VM, Veeam, virtually speaking

Creating Custom Virtual Networks for VMware Player

Our latest tutorial reveals how you can use VMware Player's Virtual Network Editor to create custom virtual adapters and then assign them to VMs.


Tags: virtualization, VM, VMware, Virtual Network, server tutorial, VMware Player

Tweaking VMware's High Availability and Admission Control Policies

You have to balance adequate failover capacity with the ability to remain productive and cost-efficient. Admission control in VMware allows you to do both.


Tags: virtualization, hypervisor, VM, VMware, Virtualization Management, server tutorial

Installing XenServer Tools on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 VMs

For better virtual machine performance and better management integration, install XenServer Tools. But for Microsoft's newest operating systems, there's a catch.


Tags: virtualization, Windows 8, Citrix, hypervisor, VM, XenServer, Windows Server 2012, Citrix XenServer

VeeamZIP: WinZip for Virtualization Machines?

Veeam releases a free VM backup tool that could be a vital addition to every server virtualization administrator's tool bag.


Tags: virtualization, virtualization companies, VM, backup, backup and recovery, free, Veeam, VeeamZIP

Kaspersky Previews Anti-malware for VMware Environments

Security software provider secures virtual machines running Windows and hints at markets beyond VMware.


Tags: security, virtual machine, VM, VMware, Kaspersky, Kaspersky Labs

Oracle Takes on VMware with Oracle VM 3.0

Oracle looks to advance its server virtualization technology with new management capabilities and performance enhancements.


Tags: Oracle, virtualization, VM, VMware

SteelCloud Offers DoD Appliance for BlackBerry Server

The company's new appliance is for deploying BlackBerry Enterprise Server in Department of Defense (DoD) virtual machine (VM) environments.
Tags: VM, BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition Supports Microsoft VM

Eucalyptus Enterprise Edition (EE) 2.0 includes support for Windows virtual machines.
Tags: Cloud, virtual machine, VM, Eucalyptus

Issues to Consider Before Moving VMs Over the WAN

Moving virtual machines between physical systems may not work over the WAN.
Tags: virtual machine, VM, WAN, physical machine

Cirrus Announces Xen VM Hosting Plans

Cirrus Tech expands services in to the virtualized hosting market.
Tags: virtual machine, VM, Xen, hosting, virtual environment