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June 28, 2011  5:30 PM

Microsoft needs to cut out the VMware middleman



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Desktop virtualization, iPad, Microsoft, VMware

Pop quiz: Why did you buy your particular smartphone or tablet? A. Because of its cool apps that let me make dinner reservations, hail a taxi to...

March 10, 2011  8:31 PM

VMware’s iPad app: A lesson in contradiction?



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Desktop virtualization, iPad, Microsoft Windows, VMware View

News of the VMware View iPad client was all the rage yesterday. The constant discussion got so bad at one point that I had to close my Twitter client and take a breather (but not...


March 9, 2011  2:21 PM

VMware View iPad client screenshots



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Desktop virtualization, iPad, VMware View

The VMware View Client for iPad hit Apple's App Store today.

The VMware View iPad client lets users access their virtual desktops on their...


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 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...


October 11, 2010  5:53 PM

You don’t have to deliver a cloud by Tuesday



Posted by: Lauren Horwitz
cloud computing, Desktop virtualization, server virtualization, VMware, VMworld Eruope, VMworld Europe


August 24, 2010  2:52 AM

VMworld Europe already upon us?



Posted by: Lauren Horwitz
cloud computing, Desktop virtualization, Virtualization, VMworld 2010, VMworld Europe

Even with VMworld U.S. upon us, we have already started turning our attention to


September 2, 2009  2:56 AM

VMware View demo bombs on poor bandwidth



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Desktop virtualization, VMware View, VMworld 2009

SAN FRANCISCO -- I attended a session at VMworld 2009 today demonstrating VMware View and its cost saving value to the enterprise, but the only thing it really proved was how important proper bandwidth is...


January 26, 2009  2:38 PM

Citrix looks outside for help with client hypervisor



Posted by: Alex Barrett
Citrix, client hypervisor, Desktop virtualization, Virtual Computer

Last week, Citrix Systems discussed Project Independence and its plan to develop a Xen bare metal client hypervisor for Intel's Centrino and Core 2 Duo chips, the same chips that power...


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