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January 10, 2011  6:33 PM

Bob Muglia leaving Microsoft



Posted by: Colin Steele
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Bob Muglia, president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business and the public face of its...

January 10, 2011  3:20 PM

Microsoft vs. VMware: To the cloud!



Posted by: Colin Steele
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"Virtualization alone does not a cloud make." Seems like a pretty innocuous statement, right? Not when it's on a Microsoft billboard, and that billboard happens to be along a stretch of highway that VMware employees take to work. The inference is that VMware, for all its cloud talk, is just a...


December 16, 2010  5:21 PM

Paul Maritz talks Microsoft, Oracle



Posted by: Colin Steele
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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...


November 30, 2010  5:57 PM

Hyper-V finds niche in Europe, survey says



Posted by: Colin Steele
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Americans and Europeans often have different tastes when it comes to football...

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October 27, 2010  4:52 PM

Microsoft not the Apple of virtualization’s eye



Posted by: Colin Steele
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It's not a good morning for Microsoft. Execs are waking up to reports of the company's demise from two major business publications: CNNMoney,...


October 25, 2010  7:22 PM

VMware ‘If Only’ campaign goes after SMBs



Posted by: Colin Steele
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VMware boasts that its customers include the entire Fortune 100, 491 of the Fortune 500 and 955 of the Fortune 1000. Those are all impressive figures. But if you're a small company, you might look at those stats and think,...


October 22, 2010  3:09 PM

Choosy admins choose vSphere



Posted by: Colin Steele
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In yesterday's blog post on the Hyper-V vs. VMware fight (or lack thereof), I mentioned that 76% of virtualization users named VMware as their primary platform, compared...


October 21, 2010  10:47 AM

Hyper-V vs. VMware not much of a fight these days



Posted by: Colin Steele
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The July 2009 release of Microsoft Hyper-V R2 came with a lot of hype. Not just "Wow, this Hyper-V thing really has a chance to take off!" hype. We're talking "


September 14, 2010  7:17 PM

VMware’s vulnerabilities on Wall Street



Posted by: Colin Steele
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Our recent Spotlight on VMware series took an in-depth look at the...


September 2, 2010  6:03 PM

Microsoft takes its perennial shot at VMware



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
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It's not quite the "Poker Chip Incident" of 2008, but Microsoft made its presence known at this year's show with a full-page ad in USA Today, which was delivered directly to hotel rooms...


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