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April 10, 2014  5:51 PM

VMware products added to the list of Heartbleed victims



Posted by: Nick Martin
Virtualization

The troubling Heartbleed SSL vulnerability that's causing a stir this week also affects many VMware products. The weakness in the OpenSSL protocol revealed this week affects 66% of Web...

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January 27, 2014  1:33 PM

VMware hires Gartner analyst Chris Wolf as CTO, Americas



Posted by: Colin Steele
Virtualization

Hot on the heels of its AirWatch acquisition and end-user computing group shakeup, VMware has made another big-name move. chris wolf


June 26, 2013  1:10 PM

VMware adds Hadoop support to vSphere



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Virtualization, VMware

VMware will offer a commercial version of Project Serengeti, its open source initiative to run Hadoop workloads in virtual infrastructures. The new Big Data Extensions plug into vSphere and allow...


November 20, 2012  2:29 PM

VMware admits Hyper-V is cheaper in some cases — Updated



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Hyper-V vs. VMware, Microsoft, Virtualization platforms, vSphere 5

A new online calculator says VMware's server virtualization software is more expensive than Microsoft’s. The surprising source behind the calculator is VMware. The new calculator’s results, highlighted by Microsoft in a gloating blog post, show vSphere 5.1 Enterprise Plus as 19% more...


August 28, 2012  1:33 PM

VMware vSphere licensing changes — decoded



Posted by: AlyssaWood
cloud, Virtualization, VMware, VMworld 2012

Beth Pariseau, Senior News Writer -- As expected, VMware made a grand show of ending the much-reviled vRAM pricing program this week at VMworld 2012 in favor of per-CPU licensing...


August 27, 2012  4:07 PM

VMware’s growth under Paul Maritz



Posted by: Colin Steele
Virtualization

SAN FRANCISCO -- During his final VMworld keynote this morning, outgoing VMware  CEO Paul Maritz shared these figures showing how much VMware and its community grew under his four-year tenure from 2008 to 2012: Intel-based servers virtualized: 25% to 60% VMware Certified Professionals:...


June 21, 2012  5:56 PM

The rates are too damn high…for VMworld 2012 hotels



Posted by: KeithKessinger
hotels, VMware, VMworld, VMworld 2012

If you haven't booked your hotel room for VMworld 2012, prepared to be gouged. I haven't seen prices this marked up since I tried buying milk and bread before Hurricane Irene. After seeing some Twitter users grumbling about hotel...


May 7, 2012  8:51 PM

No additional VMware source code leaked on May 5



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Virtualization security

When an Anonymous hacker leaked a page of VMware’s source code along with other documents from a compromised Chinese company in early April, he threatened that the leak was “just a preview,” and that more documents were coming on May 5. Then, the...


May 3, 2012  7:23 PM

VMware releases slew of security updates, references code leak



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Virtualization security

VMware Inc. issued a security update Thursday afternoon that referenced the recent leak of its...


April 25, 2012  9:55 PM

All eyes on VMware as source code exposed



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Virtualization security

Enterprise IT has its eye on VMware’s next move following its confirmation that ESX server source code was leaked by a hacker this...


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