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April 21, 2014  2:08 PM

Heartbleed updates ready for VMware products



Posted by: Nick Martin
Virtualization

Security updates are now available for VMware products affected by the Heartbleed flaw. The OpenSSL security vulnerability, which could allow someone to access the memory of systems secured with the susceptible version of the OpenSSL software, affected 27 VMware products. VMware made patches...

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...


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