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September 30, 2008  10:05 AM

VDI planning primer on DHCP scope options



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Desktop virtualization, Networking, Rick Vanover, Sun xVM, Virtualization management

Fellow virtualization expert Andrew Kutz has argued that future virtual...

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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...


September 29, 2008  11:00 AM

Embotics V-Scout VM population trending is a hidden jewel



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Lab management, Rick Vanover, Virtualization management

Virtualization administrators are quite aware of the risk of virtual machine sprawl. How your virtual environment will grow or shrink will vary based on many factors. For new implementations, there is a generally a large front-loading of virtual machines from conversions or migrations from older...


September 29, 2008  10:44 AM

EsXpress: A good idea come ’round again



Posted by: Joe Foran
Joseph Foran, Linux and virtualization, Open source, Servers, Uncategorized, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, VMware, VMworld, VMworld 2008

I had the opportunity to spend a little time at the esXPress booth at VMworld 2008 this year, and I could kick myself. Hard. To go to the start of why ... a long time ago, back when my office primarily used VMware GSX3 for virtulization at the server level, I had a real need to do backups of the...


September 23, 2008  5:00 AM

Server virtualization in the age of mergers and acquisitions



Posted by: Joe Foran
Joseph Foran, Uncategorized, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization strategies, Why choose server virtualization?

Last week at VMworld ’08, while living in the glitz of Vegas for a week of product news, press releases, interviews and judging the Best of VMworld entires with my TechTarget colleagues, my constantly buzzing BlackBerry delivered the latest financial news -- the collapse of Lehman, the fall of...


September 22, 2008  12:49 PM

Managing the virtual machine lifecycle with an expiration date



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover, Virtualization management, Virtualization strategies

Having a virtual machine expiration date is an important procedural step in successfully managing a virtual environment. Managing the expiration date in VMware environments is challenging without adding pricey tools such Lifecycle Manager or other commercial management products. In this video blog,...


September 17, 2008  11:02 AM

Verizon Business to offer new virtualization services



Posted by: Rhianajay13
Product announcements, Virtualization, Virtualization management, VMworld 2008

Verizon Business has announced that it will begin offering services to enterprises seeking to virtualize their data centers. In a statement released this morning at VMworld 2008, Verizon...


September 15, 2008  8:51 AM

GlassHouse Technologies offers Managed Services for Virtual Environments



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
GlassHouse Technologies, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization strategies, VMworld 2008

Today, Framingham, Mass.-based GlassHouse Technologies, an IT infrastructure consulting and services firm, launched Managed Services for Virtual Environments offerings. The new services are delivered through a management interface that...


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...


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