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September 15, 2008  2:40 PM

Virtual Computer releases NxTop for mobile computing



Posted by: Rhianajay13
Product announcements, Virtualization, VMworld 2008

This post was written by Keith Kessinger, Editorial Assistant Virtual Computer has announced its new PC virtualization platform, NxTop, geared for mobile workforces. Essentially, NxTop will enable IT administrators to create a master image of a company's OS and applications and...

September 15, 2008  1:41 PM

NetEx Virtual HyperIP for VMware unveiled at VMworld 2008



Posted by: Rhianajay13
Product announcements, Virtualization, VMworld 2008

At VMworld, Minneapolis, Minn.-based NetEx announced the release of its new Virtual HyperIP for VMware offering. The product is a software-based data transport optimizer and operates on VMware's...


September 9, 2008  9:04 AM

Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 released with new features



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Product announcements, Rick Vanover, Sun xVM, VirtualBox

Sun has released version 2.0 of the xVM VirtualBox workstation hypervisor. This major release offers new features including support for 64-bit guest operating systems, an improved GUI console, some performance enhancements, support for...


September 4, 2008  9:09 AM

VKernel SearchMyVM appliance delivers VI3 information in a browser search



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Product announcements, Rick Vanover, Virtual appliances, Virtualization management

Portsmouth, N.H.-based VKernel has released a beta of the SearchMyVM appliance to allow administrators to make queries of their VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3 (VI3) virtual environment through a browser search-style interface. The SearchMyVM appliance keeps VKernel's tradition of delivering very...


September 3, 2008  8:17 AM

BMC intros slew of virtualization management products



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
BMC, Citrix XenServer, Hyperic, Inc, Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Product announcements, Servers, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization security, vKernel, VMware

Houston-based BMC Software introduced several new virtualization management products today, including nine new integrated offerings designed to eliminate the risk and operational expenses associated with management of virtualized data centers. BMC's...


September 2, 2008  9:19 AM

Embotics’ V-Scout enters management arena for free



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Product announcements, Rick Vanover, Virtualization management

Embotics has launched a new product, V-Scout, which provides administrators with an extra view into their VMware-based virtual environments. V-Scout is a free product that complements Embotics' existing product, V-Commander. I have had a chance to work with the version 1.0 release of the product...


August 4, 2008  8:05 AM

VBox 1.6.4 upgrade fixes folder sharing, VRDP



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Product announcements, Rick Vanover, Sun xVM, VirtualBox

Sun has released VirtualBox 1.6.4, and the upgrade process requires some forward planning. Version 1.6.4 is a collection of fixes to the previous release that mostly revolve around shared folders and the VRDP (VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol) implementation. Here is what you need to know if...


June 25, 2008  10:11 AM

New virtualization management tools take on VM sprawl



Posted by: Msant
Product announcements, Virtualization, Virtualization management

As server virtualization technology makes its way from test environments into production, IT organizations are struggling to keep up with the inherent management challenges involved in dealing with virtual environments. The ease with which VMs are created makes it that much easier for VMs to be...


June 10, 2008  7:38 AM

Symantec, Citrix take on VMware with block storage management product



Posted by: SAS70ExPERT
Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, Product announcements, Storage, Symantec, Virtualization platforms, VMware, Xen

On Monday, June 9, Symantec Corp. of Cupterino, Calif., announced the release of Veritas Virtual Infrastructure (VxVI), a server and storage virtualization product built on


March 20, 2008  11:37 AM

Microsoft readies for Hyper-V finale with new release candidate



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Microsoft Hyper-V, Product announcements, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms, VMware

Microsoft announced today it has delivered a complete release candidate (RC) of Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and...


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