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July, 2010

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July 29, 2010  6:09 PM

Dell, HP to resell Oracle VM. Yes, really.



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle VM

Vendor lock-in is a big concern in the server virtualization market, especially as more vendors come out with converged infrastructure and virtualization-ready appliances.

July 29, 2010  1:58 PM

Virtualization Vendor Profile: Uptime Software



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele

Welcome to the latest edition of the Virtualization Vendor Profile. Every once in a while I’ll talk with a smaller or lesser-known company, learn about their business, discuss some industry trends, and write up a recap. The issue of


July 26, 2010  8:57 PM

Stealth company Actifio looks to improve virtual server DR, data protection



Posted by: Beth Pariseau

Last week, I attended the New England VMware User Group (VMUG) meeting, and sat in on a presentation in the afternoon from a new company called


July 21, 2010  7:03 PM

VMware reports Essentials growth, but SMB market share remains unclear



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Hyper-V vs. VMware

VMware revealed on last night's earnings conference call that revenues from its low-end Essentials license SKU grew 100% from the first quarter of this year to the second. This is an interesting data point given VMware's recent moves to lower pricing and add features such as VMotion to...


July 20, 2010  9:14 PM

Virtualization Vendor Profile: VM6 Software



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V

Welcome to the latest edition of the Virtualization Vendor Profile. Every once in a while I’ll talk with a smaller or lesser-known company, learn about their business, discuss some industry trends, and write up a recap. Last week I covered the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference...


July 13, 2010  4:17 PM

VMware adopts per-VM licensing, pricing



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, VMware

VMware released vSphere 4.1 today, but that wasn’t the only news out of Palo Alto. VMware is also introducing a per-VM licensing and pricing model for most of its management portfolio....


July 13, 2010  2:06 PM

vSphere vs. Azure: The real battle



Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware, vSphere, Windows Azure

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hyper-V vs. vSphere is SO last year. Cloud computing is the main theme at this week's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, and Hyper-V has taken a backseat to Windows Azure. The focus on Azure, a Platform as a Service...


July 1, 2010  5:04 PM

Virtualization Vendor Profile: enStratus



Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Colin Steele

Welcome to the debut of a new feature here on the SearchServerVirtualization Blog, called the Virtualization Vendor Profile. Every once in a while I'll talk with a smaller or lesser-known company, learn about their business, discuss some industry trends, and write up a recap. Yesterday...


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