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VMworld 2011

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September 8, 2011  2:28 PM

VMware teases vSphere roadmap at VMworld



Posted by: KeithKessinger
cloud computing, Virtualization, VMware, VMworld 2011, vSphere

In future vSphere releases, VMware will focus on optimizing for the cloud and improving how clusters work. These changes will further blur the line between a virtual data center and a cloud infrastructure, said Bogomil Balkansky, VMware’s vice president of product marketing. During an...

September 7, 2011  2:13 PM

VMware MVP: A good idea, but…



Posted by: KeithKessinger
VMware MVP, VMworld 2011

VMware highlighted its Mobile Virtualization Platform at VMworld 2011, but I left the show feeling like the technology is little more than a novelty. The concept itself is a good one, but the lack of Apple iOS support, VMware’s reliance on...


September 6, 2011  8:47 PM

VMware previews future SRM features



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
VMware, VMworld 2011

In the future, VMware Site Recovery Manager will offer policy-based, multi-tenant disaster recovery for vCloud Director. That’s according to VMware officials who previewed the Site Recovery Manager (SRM) roadmap during the VMworld 2011 conference...


September 6, 2011  2:47 PM

Red Hat has it both ways with Hybrid Mode



Posted by: KeithKessinger
Red Hat, RHEV, VMworld 2011

Red Hat revealed a future feature of KVM and Red Hat Enterprise Linux at VMworld 2011 that will allow native non-virtualized applications to run alongside virtual machines and virtual desktops on a host. Called Hybrid Mode, it will eliminate latency issues associated with running workloads inside...


August 31, 2011  6:53 PM

VMware focuses on end-user computing on VMworld 2011 day two



Posted by: Lauren Horwitz
VMworld 2011

On day two of VMworld 2011 during the technical keynote with CTO Steve Herrod, VMware focused...


August 30, 2011  1:06 AM

Maritz avoids vSphere 5 licensing talk



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, VMworld 2011

VMware CEO Paul Maritz mentioned "canonical applications" and "cloud" dozens of times each during his VMworld keynote this afternoon. But there was one word buzzword he didn't mention at all: licensing. VMware ticked off a lot of its loyal customers last month with its new vSphere 5 licensing...


August 1, 2011  9:10 PM

Killers to play VMworld 2011 party



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, VMware, VMworld 2011

The Killers will headline the VMworld 2011 party. Today's announcement of The Killers as the VMworld 2011 party band makes up for several years of lackluster...


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