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December, 2010

December 22, 2010  3:32 PM

Announcing our 2011 virtualization predictions contest winner

Posted by: Colin Steele
contest, licensing, private cloud, VDI

The winner of our 2011 virtualization predictions contest is Mike Preston, an IT pro for a school district in Ontario, Canada. Here's what he thinks the new year has in store...

December 21, 2010  4:11 PM

Dilbert takes on server virtualization

Posted by: Colin Steele
server virtualization

A colleague passed along yesterday's Dilbert comic strip, which has a pretty random mention of server virtualization. Check it out:

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December 16, 2010  5:21 PM

Paul Maritz talks Microsoft, Oracle

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Hyper-V vs. VMware, Microsoft, Oracle, Paul Maritz, VMware

Paul Maritz knows VMware has a target on its back. The VMware CEO was the latest guest on Fortune's "Connected with Adam Lashinsky," where he talked about VMware's standing in...

December 16, 2010  2:10 PM

2010 in review and 2011 predictions on VMware podcast

Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Desktop virtualization, server virtualization, VMware

Brian Madden, Mike Laverick, Bridget Botelho and myself were guests on yesterday's VMware Communities Roundtable podcast. We talked about some of this year's biggest virtualization news -- such as...

December 14, 2010  3:06 PM

Year in review on tomorrow’s VMware podcast

Posted by: Colin Steele
Desktop virtualization, server virtualization, VMware

A whole crew of TechTarget editors and experts will be on tomorrow's VMware Communities Roundtable show to talk about the top virtualization stories of 2010 and what we expect for 2011. I'll be joined by Brian Madden,

December 14, 2010  2:39 PM

VMware Mobile Virtualization Platform demo video

Posted by: Colin Steele
VMware MVP

The VMware Mobile Virtualization Platform (MVP) was announced more than two years ago. Then the mobile phone virtualization product...

December 9, 2010  9:26 PM

Eminem + Avatar = desktop virtualization ad, of course

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Desktop virtualization, Parallels

Video is a very popular marketing medium in the virtualization world. Some vendors use videos to take shots at competitors, like the infamous "Microsoft Mythbusters" video...

December 7, 2010  5:17 PM

IDC: Virtualization hardware market to reach $19 billion

Posted by: AlyssaWood
server hardware, server virtualization market, Virtualization strategies, virtualizing applications

It probably doesn't surprise you anymore to hear that server virtualization adoption is increasing. Our "Virtualization Decisions 2010 Purchasing Intentions Survey" showed...

December 6, 2010  6:25 PM

Juniper acquires Altor for virtualization security

Posted by: Colin Steele
Altor, Colin Steele, Juniper, Virtualization security

Juniper Networks acquired Altor Networks, a popular virtualization security vendor, for $95 million today. Altor makes Virtual Firewall, which took the bronze medal in the...

December 3, 2010  8:53 PM

Why Reflex Systems replaced its CEO

Posted by: Beth Pariseau

Virtualization management ISV Reflex Systems abruptly replaced President and CEO Peter Privateer Nov. 12 with its former VP of sales and business development Preston Futrell, and...

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