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June 10, 2009  7:23 PM

Mobile virtualization management: Valuable but not sexy



Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix XenServer, Colin Steele, iPhone, Microsoft Hyper-V, mobile phone virtualization, Virtualization management, VMware

There's been a lot of talk about mobile phone virtualization lately, thanks to the VMware Mobile Virtualization Platform (MVP) and the

May 5, 2009  7:38 PM

Get virtual with Sid Smith



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V, server virtualization, VMware, vSphere, Xen

Looking for another expert perspective on server virtualization? Sid Smith, who runs the Daily Hypervisor, now has a new blog here on IT Knowledge Exchange.


May 5, 2009  2:52 PM

Microsoft: With vSphere, now we’re even cheaper than VMware!



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V, server virtualization, VMware, VMware User Group, vSphere

Microsoft is nothing if not persistent. The folks up in Redmond have fired yet ANOTHER salvo against VMware. This time it's in the form of a blog post by Edwin Yuen, the senior technical product manager for Microsoft's integrated virtualization team. (You may know him as "Laughing Guy" from the...


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...


May 1, 2009  2:04 PM

Face-Off: VMware vs. Microsoft in the hypervisor wars



Posted by: Colin Steele
hypervisor, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware

The great virtualization debate: VMware vs....


April 27, 2009  6:34 PM

Open source hypervisors face an uphill battle



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V, Open source, Oracle, server virtualization, Sun Microsystems, VMware

VMware vs. Microsoft is the hot debate in virtualization these days, but what about proprietary vs. open source hypervisors? Forrester Research has an interesting take on that topic. The...


April 8, 2009  2:27 PM

VMware fires back against Microsoft’s mythbusters



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware

VMware and its supporters have made like Mr. Burns and released the hounds on Microsoft. The object of their ire is the "


April 6, 2009  2:32 PM

Microsoft’s ‘embarrassing’ Hyper-V vs. VMware video



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware

Microsoft has taken its virtualization marketing push and kicked it up a notch -- BAM! -- but it may be doing more harm than good. The company's new "


March 4, 2009  7:57 PM

Oracle beefs up virtualization offering with management capabilities



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Microsoft Hyper-V, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle VM, server virtualization, VMware, Xen

I have to admit that I have been less than kind when it comes to Oracle's virtualization software and licensing policies; I've written articles about their stubborn

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November 12, 2008  10:16 AM

Key concepts of Hyper-V Integration Services



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Rick Vanover, Virtualization platforms

Integration Services is Microsoft Hyper-V's installation interface on guest virtual machines that is designed to optimize the drivers of the virtual environments and provide the best experience. Here is a rundown of what you want to know about Integration Services when getting started with...


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