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August 20, 2010  5:26 PM

Virtualization Vendor Profile: Netuitive



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, private cloud, Virtualization management

Welcome to the latest edition of the Virtualization Vendor Profile. Every once in a while I’ll talk with a smaller or lesser-known company, learn about their business, discuss some industry trends, and write up a recap. With all the hype these days, it's easy to envision a...

August 19, 2010  6:25 PM

VMworld 2010 backpacks and swag: Much ado about the wrong thing?



Posted by: Lauren Horwitz
VMware, VMworld 2010, vSphere

VMware is known for some attention to detail in pulling off its annual confab, VMworld. And the company’s swag is no exception. VMware prides itself on doling out some quality loot for attendees who journey to the mecca of its annual virtualization conference. But attention to detail can border...


August 18, 2010  4:05 PM

Dell, 3PAR, and VMware’s tangled partnership web



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Dell, EMC, Virtualization management, VMware

Dell made waves this week with its announcement that it will acquire 3PAR, makers of high-end virtualized disk arrays. Waves in the storage industry, anyway -- though I found myself wondering what...


July 21, 2010  7:03 PM

VMware reports Essentials growth, but SMB market share remains unclear



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Hyper-V vs. VMware

VMware revealed on last night's earnings conference call that revenues from its low-end Essentials license SKU grew 100% from the first quarter of this year to the second. This is an interesting data point given VMware's recent moves to lower pricing and add features such as VMotion to...


July 13, 2010  2:06 PM

vSphere vs. Azure: The real battle



Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware, vSphere, Windows Azure

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hyper-V vs. vSphere is SO last year. Cloud computing is the main theme at this week's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, and Hyper-V has taken a backseat to Windows Azure. The focus on Azure, a Platform as a Service...


July 1, 2010  5:04 PM

Virtualization Vendor Profile: enStratus



Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Colin Steele

Welcome to the debut of a new feature here on the SearchServerVirtualization Blog, called the Virtualization Vendor Profile. Every once in a while I'll talk with a smaller or lesser-known company, learn about their business, discuss some industry trends, and write up a recap. Yesterday...


June 30, 2010  6:32 PM

VMware: The Papa Tomato of virtualization



Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Colin Steele, VMware

You know that old joke about the family of tomatoes and the baby that falls behind? You don't? OK then, I'll let Uma Thurman tell it: [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/5D_QKY0_Bxk" width="600" height="361" wmode="transparent"...


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...


June 7, 2010  1:46 PM

Top 4 virtualization security gotchas



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Trend Micro, Virtualization security, VMware

Not surprisingly, cloud computing was the big theme at last week's VMware Virtualization Forum in Boston.


June 4, 2010  5:31 PM

VMware: Adopt private cloud – or else!



Posted by: Alex Barrett
cloud computing, private cloud, Virtualization, VMware

I attended the VMware Virtualization Forum, a scaled-down, traveling VMworld that floored in Boston yesterday. Bogomil Balkansky, VMware vice president of product marketing, gave the keynote, and talked – surprise surprise – about the journey to cloud computing. Now, I’ve heard many, many...


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