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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 SearchITChannel.com reports that a so-called "

June 10, 2010  1:15 PM

Microsoft patch prevents vSphere Client logins



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft, VMware, vSphere

Several VMware users reported yesterday that Microsoft's latest .NET patch was locking them out of the vSphere Client. Users on the VMware Communities forum and other message boards said the patch prevented them from...


January 28, 2010  2:19 PM

Oracle vs. VMware feud simmering



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft, Oracle, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle VM, Sun Microsystems, VMware

2009 was the year of Microsoft vs. VMware. Is 2010 shaping up to be the year of Oracle vs. VMware? During yesterday's five-hour


January 21, 2010  4:36 PM

IT manager calls on HP and Microsoft to collapse SIM, SCOM



Posted by: Alex Barrett
HP, Microsoft, SCOM, SIM, System Center Operations Manager, Systems Insight Manager, Virtualization management

Last week’s announcement by Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard that they had entered in to a $250 million partnership was light on specifics, but at least one IT manager has an opinion of how...


June 30, 2009  7:05 PM

Red Hat turning VMworld into KVMworld?



Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, KVM, Microsoft, Open source, Red Hat, VMworld 2009

VMworld 2009 is still two months away, but at least one virtualization competitor is already planning to steal some thunder at the show.


June 2, 2009  4:58 PM

Virtualization security fears grow



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, IBM, Microsoft, Virtualization security, Why choose server virtualization?

As people who deal with virtualization every day -- you work with it, I write about it -- it's easy to get caught up in the idea that it's a ubiquitous technology with infinite use cases and unending appeal. Well, in the words of Lee Corso:


May 26, 2009  1:42 PM

Virtualization: Why Microsoft cares



Posted by: Craig Hatmaker
Microsoft, Virtualization

Have you ever wondered why Microsoft cares so much about server virtualization? After all, it’s only a software representation of a physical machine.

Microsoft has been very content over the last nearly 30 years letting the likes of Dell,...


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...


October 8, 2008  10:50 AM

Still mulling over a Greene-less VMware



Posted by: Joe Foran
Citrix XenServer, Joseph Foran, Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Storage, Uncategorized, Virtualization, VMworld 2008

It's been covered to death, but something about Diane Greene's ousting from VMware's top spot still doesn't sit right with me. Not the ousting itself but the chatter about why. There have been conversations about why she was let go, ranging from EMC's CEO


September 29, 2008  11:29 AM

ThinLaunch not all that impressive



Posted by: Joe Foran
Desktop virtualization, Joseph Foran, Microsoft, Uncategorized, VDI, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization platforms, Virtualization strategies, VMworld, VMworld 2008

At the New Innovators both at VMworld 2008 was an interesting small booth from ThinLaunch, which was manned by three of the four people in the company. I had a short pow-wow with two of the folks there and came away with mixed feelings. The product, for which the company is named, appears to...


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