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March 16, 2011  8:59 PM

EMC to sell VMware? Keep dreaming!

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, VMware

At this month's New England VMware User Group meeting, an attendee told me about a conversation he'd had with an EMC higher-up. The topic turned to VMware, and the EMC...

September 8, 2010  9:17 PM

Maybe HP won’t resell Oracle VM after all

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

Remember back in July, when Dell and Hewlett-Packard made the surprising news that they would resell Oracle VM and other Oracle software? I even wrote a clever blog post comparing...

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.

June 29, 2010  4:18 PM

Oracle VM machine targets Cisco, HP

Posted by: Colin Steele
Cisco, Colin Steele, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Oracle VM, VMware

Appliances like Cisco's Unified Computing System are designed to help you kick-start a virtualization deployment. Now, Oracle is banking on an appliance to do the same for its lagging virtualization market share. Our sister site reports that a so-called "

April 9, 2010  7:55 PM

Branch office virtualization: Formula 1 in a grocery-shopping world

Posted by: Alex Barrett
Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft Hyper-V, server virtualization, VM6, VMware

Feedback from my recent article on server virtualization in branch offices suggests that virtualization still has a long way to go in those settings. FBL Insurance in West Des Moines,...

October 15, 2009  2:12 PM

Blades vs. rack servers: A different perspective

Posted by: Colin Steele
Blade servers, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Rack servers

Our recent blades vs. rack servers face-off between Chris House and Rick Vanover has spurred some hot debate. Virtualization blogger Aaron...

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