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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3 Gets Real

Red Hat's data center virtualization technology gets a technology infusion from OpenStack.


Tags: virtualization, Red Hat, data center, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware, vSphere, OpenStack

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.


Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, virtualization, Red Hat, cloud management, server virtualization, KVM, VMware, VMworld, vSphere, RHEV, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, virtually speaking

VMware Grows Earnings by Moving Beyond vSphere

While there is still room for growth in server virtualization, VMware sees its future in the cloud.


Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, VMware, vSphere

VMware Showcases Cloud Management Solutions at VMworld

The software virtualization company unveils a new cloud management offering and several updated products at its VMworld 2013 event in Barcelona.


Tags: virtualization, cloud management, VMware, VMworld, vSphere, vCenter, virtually speaking

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?


Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, server virtualization, Hyper-V, VMware, vSphere, SDN, Software-Defined Networking

VMware Delivers Log Virtualization Insight

Have you ever wondered what exactly is in the logs from your virtualized servers?


Tags: analytics, VMware, vSphere, VMware vSphere, analytics tool, log files

VMware Seeking Total Cloud Domination?

Like the infamous villains in James Bond flicks, VMware would very much like to rule the world -- the cloud world in this case.


Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, VMware, vSphere, hybrid cloud, vcloud, vCloud Suite

Virsto Seeks to Solve Storage Virtualization Challenges

What will it take for virtual desktop infrastructure to move beyond the proof of concept stage?  Virsto believes it has the answer in its new storage virtualization software.


Tags: virtualization, storage virtualization, hypervisor, VDI, vSphere, Virsto

Taking VMware vSphere 5 for a Spin

While VMware vSphere can already handle some of the most complex virtual machine configurations you can throw at it, version 5.0 brings even more flexibility to the HA and storage capabilities with an eye toward performance and scalability.


Tags: server, virtualization, server virtualization, VMware, Virtualization Management, vSphere, VMware vSphere, vsphere 5

VirtualSharp Seeks to Update Disaster Recovery for Virtualization Era

Two-year-old startup offers automated disaster recovery testing for virtual environments that promise stronger compliance with RTO, RPO.


Tags: server virtualization, disaster recovery, VMware, vSphere

Server Virtualization: The Year in Review

Server virtualization continued to make inroads in 2011. From the Open Virtualization Alliance to the vSphere 5 hypervisor to the quarterly V-Index, here are the highs and lows.


Tags: Citrix, server virtualization, Hyper-V, KVM, VMware, Xen, VDI, vSphere, open virtualization alliance

Embotics Boasts Turnkey VM Management, Private Cloud

V-Commander product promises to help enterprises scale and manage virtual environments as well as support internal private clouds.


Tags: server virtualization, VMware, vSphere, Embotics

Server Virtualization Pricing: Apples to Oranges to Pears

When it comes to server virtualization pricing, it seems each vendor has chosen a different fruit. How do you compare pricing when structures vary from per-server or per-processor, or are based on VM usage, bundled guest OS licenses or combinations of all of these?


Tags: Microsoft, Red Hat, server virtualization, Hyper-V, KVM, VMware, vSphere, Citrix XenServer

Server Virtualization Buyer's Guide -- VMware

VMware reigns as leader of the server virtualization market, offering a product range spans from simple server consolidation for SMBs to data center automation and fully fledged cloud computing environments for enterprises and service providers.


Tags: virtualization technology, server virtualization, hypervisor, VMware, buyer's guide, vSphere, esxi, vCenter, vcloud, VMware ESX Server

How Much Will That vSphere Deployment Really Cost You?

Per-CPU socket pricing, vRAM entitlements and pooling -- with VMware's latest pricing schema, figuring out the costs of virtualization is trickier than ever.
Tags: server virtualization, Hyper-V, VMware, vSphere

VMware Realizes Big Revenues from Virtualization

Virtualization vendor wants users to 'pay by the drink' as new pricing model set to take hold.
Tags: Red Hat, server virtualization, VMware, vSphere

vSphere 5, A Key Landmark on VMware's Path to Glory

With the launch of vSphere 5, VMware's claim of mission-critical virtualization readiness has increased credibility and boosted the company's significance yet again.
Tags: server virtualization, VMware, vSphere, mission-critical

VMware Launches vSphere 5

Cloud Infrastructure Suite debuts with new automation and security capabilities that helps deal with both noisy and nosey neighbors.
Tags: server virtualization, VMware, vSphere

Will vSphere Slice the Apple?

Historically, Apple has been very protective of its desktop and server OS. However, with its server hardware line discontinued and its server OS all but gone, Apple may be preparing to change its tune. Some pundits have gone so far as to predict Mac OS X support may be coming in vSphere 5.
Tags: Apple, server virtualization, VMware, Mac OS X, vSphere

VMware Widens Road to the Hybrid Cloud

VMware added a lane in its highway to the cloud with three new cloud provider partners and vCloud Connector, which bridges the private cloud to the public cloud.
Tags: virtualization technology, VMware, vSphere, hybrid cloud, vcloud

VMware Takes VMworld to the Cloud

VMware's big show is on the way, with cloud computing front and center.
Tags: cloud computing, VMware, VMworld, xsigo, vSphere

VMware Takes Zimbra to the Cloud

Six-months post-acquisition, VMware has absorbed Zimbra from both organizational and developmental perspectives. This week's product release reveals much about its future positioning in the VMware ecosystem.
Tags: cloud computing, server virtualization, VMware, vSphere, Zimbra

VMware, Cloudy With a (Strong) Chance of Server Virtualization

VMware's Tuesday release of VSphere 4.1 is more than a typical point release, and it's about more than server virtualization.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization technology, server virtualization, VMware, vSphere

VMware Updates vSphere 4.1 for Massive Cloud Computing Scale

For a point release, vSphere 4.1 packs an awful lot of new features, functionality and improvements. And it's SMB friendly, to boot.
Tags: cloud computing, server virtualization, hypervisor, VMware, vSphere

Virtual Server Strategy Goes Native for NEC

NEC partners with VMware to bring virtualization to its FT line. Is this the start of mission-critical apps running on virtual servers becoming commonplace?
Tags: virtual server, server virtualization, NEC, VMware, vSphere

VMware Embraces Novell's SUSE Linux OS for Appliances

New deal will see SLES packaged with vSphere appliances as VMware chooses a default Linux distribution for its offering.
Tags: server virtualization, VMware, vSphere, linux os, SUSE Linux

VMware Express, Virtualization Technologies Rolling In Near You

Since it's not always easy for sales people to help customers imagine what an environment built around virtualization technologies would look like, VMware built one in an 18-wheeler and is sending it across North America.
Tags: virtualization, virtualization technologies, VMware, desktop, vSphere

IBM Releases Virtual Server Security App

New software from Big Blue promises better security, visibility and scalability for virtual data centers.
Tags: IBM, virtual, vSphere 4, vSphere

VMware, Xen Heat Up the Cloud

Virtually Speaking: VMware arrives in the cloud with vSphere, only to find Xen already there. Citrix's Simon Crosby weighs in on why the power of Xen should not be underestimated.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, VMware, Xen, vSphere

vSphere 4.0 Hits the Streets

VMware began shooting for the clouds with the release its new flagship product Thursday.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, VMware, vSphere 4, vSphere

VMware Opens New World with vSphere

Virtually Speaking: With vSphere, VMware heads for the cloud while keeping its feet firmly planted on data center ground. Will it offer both the vision and terra firma enterprises are seeking?
Tags: cloud computing, security, VMware, Gartner, vSphere