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July 27, 2009  3:08 PM

VMware: Amazon, Google and Azure aren’t real clouds



Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Colin Steele, VMware User Group

VMware is going to be a cloud company. A real cloud company. That was the message at Thursday's New England VMware User Group summer meeting in Brunswick, Maine. Mike DiPetrillo, VMware's global cloud architect, described the one thing that will set VMware apart from Amazon, Google,...

June 11, 2009  8:29 PM

Cisco hires Christofer Hoff as virtualization director



Posted by: Colin Steele
Cisco, cloud computing, Colin Steele, data center, EMC, news, VMware

Cisco Systems has a new virtualization and cloud computing director: Christofer Hoff, the security and virtualization expert and popular blogger. Hoff, aka "


May 4, 2009  5:33 PM

Microsoft TechEd, virtualization and you



Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Colin Steele, green computing, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows

Windows 7 is supposed to be the star of next week's Microsoft TechEd show in L.A., but the conference will also have a ton of stuff for all you virtualization users out there. Some sessions will focus on Windows Server...


February 25, 2009  2:14 AM

VMware CIO puts kibosh on my VMware-as-cloud-provider suspicions



Posted by: Alex Barrett
cloud computing, Columbia River, data center, East Wenachtee, Tayloe Stansbury, VMware, VMworld Europe

Ever since I learned last summer that VMware had leased a massive 100,000 square feet of data center space along the Columbia River in East Wenachtee, Wash., I’ve always assumed that they...


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