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April 15, 2011  6:20 PM

Virtualization management not quite there yet

Posted by: KeithKessinger
management, Microsoft, scvmm, scvmm2012, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere

Virtualization has always posed management problems for IT departments. And as more IT shops deploy multiple hypervisors, the problems are getting worse. In companies that deploy both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, 71% have difficulties managing both hypervisors from a single console,...

April 5, 2011  6:33 PM

VMware responds to VCDX certification concerns

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
virtualization certifications, VMware

Some virtualization pros have been griping about how VMware awards its advanced VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification, saying the scoring process is not...

April 4, 2011  10:12 PM

VMware acquires Mozy from EMC

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

VMware acquired Mozy, the hosted backup service, from its parent company EMC today. At first glance, VMware's Mozy acquisition seems like another one of its cloud pick-ups -- see: SpringSource, Zimbra, etc. -- that...

April 1, 2011  2:08 PM

VMware CTO Herrod interviews Chewbacca

Posted by: Colin Steele

If this whole CTO-of-VMware thing doesn't work out, Stephen Herrod just might have a future in comedy. Fresh off the heels of his Microsoft Hyper-V joke at the...

March 31, 2011  1:10 PM

OEMs plug in to vCenter, turn the volume to 11

Posted by: Colin Steele
Dell, EMC, NetApp, vCenter, VMware

By Mike Laverick, Author, Instructor and Blogger VMware's master plan is starting to bear fruit. When VMware introduced Virtual Infrastructure 3 (VI3), the company started to allow third parties to...

March 17, 2011  12:23 PM

VMware vCenter iPad client on the way

Posted by: Colin Steele
Apple, Colin Steele, iPad, VMware


March 16, 2011  8:59 PM

EMC to sell VMware? Keep dreaming!

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, VMware

At this month's New England VMware User Group meeting, an attendee told me about a conversation he'd had with an EMC higher-up. The topic turned to VMware, and the EMC...

March 15, 2011  2:14 PM

Ex-VMware execs join Abiquo

Posted by: Colin Steele
Abiquo, cloud computing, Colin Steele, vCloud Director, VMware

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March 4, 2011  7:33 PM

VMware goes back to basics at New England VMUG

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Virtualization management, VMUG, VMware

VMware's approach to management is still a problem for users.

February 24, 2011  8:53 PM

VMware manages Hyper-V with new XVP ‘fling’

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Hyper-V vs. VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, SCVMM 2012, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, vCloud Director, VMware

Speculation that VMware will support Hyper-V has become reality. A so-called "fling" that lets vCenter manage Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines (VMs) is now available for download on the...

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