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September 12, 2007  7:21 AM

Beyond server consolidation at VMworld



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
Video, Virtualization, VMworld

[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/jPVJvceZttY" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] There's more to virtualization than server consolidation, says consultant Bernard Golden after a day canvassing products at VMworld.

September 11, 2007  10:06 AM

Thin client technology advances with multimedia support



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
Product announcements, Servers, Virtualization, VMworld

Thin client computing, known as the ability to use use a thin client device to run the RDP or ICA protocols in order to connect to a remote computer, is forging its way back into the enterprise.

A key advancement in the thin client technology is the new ability for the thin client device to...


September 10, 2007  8:53 PM

VMworld 2007: VMware users say, “Lower prices”



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
Video, VMware, VMworld

At VMworld today, attendees said that VMware needs to lower prices now to defend its position as virtualization market leader. Jan Stafford of SearchServerVirtualization.com reports.  [kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/Xew3aO5IDYg" width="425" height="350"...


September 10, 2007  8:48 PM

VMworld 2007: ESX price is not the problem



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
Video, VMware, VMworld

[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/Bh8dAhjpQPE" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] It's not the VMware ESX cost that's holding back virtualization, it's the high cost of networked SAN storage.


September 10, 2007  8:43 PM

VMworld 2007: Embedded ESX a can of worms



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
Video, VMware, VMworld

VMware's embedded ESX Server 3i marks a change for virtualization, but how it will impact users is an open question. VMware's embedded ESX Server 3i marks a change for virtualization, but how it will impact users is an open question.[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/Tn37JI7BM-M"...


September 10, 2007  7:50 AM

Heads up: Vizioncore dumps ‘esx’ prefix from product names



Posted by: Alex Barrett
Product announcements, Virtualization management, VMworld

Virtualization users' beloved esxRanger from Vizioncore is no longer; it's now vRanger. Similarly, esxCharter is vCharter, esxReplicator is vReplicator, esxMigrator is vMigrator and so on. In fact, the Vizioncore suite is no longer limited to those four afore-mentioned products. Vizioncore is...


September 7, 2007  2:49 PM

Best of VMworld Awards – The finalists



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
VMworld

We just published a list of the finalists for this year's Best of VMworld Awards. Hurry over to the VMworld Award landing page to see if your favorite virtualization software...


September 6, 2007  9:36 AM

On the eve of VMworld, XenSource announces embedded hypervisor



Posted by: Alex Barrett
Product announcements, VMworld, Xen, XenSource

Rumors of an embedded VMware ESX have been circulating for some time, but yesterday, XenSource Inc. beat VMware to the punch with the announcement of an embedded version...


September 5, 2007  9:59 AM

Virtugo adds chargeback, capacity planning and VDI modules to management suite



Posted by: Alex Barrett
Product announcements, Virtualization management, VMworld

Virtugo, the company formerly known as UXcomm and pronounced Vertigo, has announced VirtualSuite 6.0, which includes adds modules targeted at capacity planning, chargeback, and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to its flagship Optimize and Perform performance monitoring packages. The suite will...


September 5, 2007  4:50 AM

InovaWave wants to virtualize I/O intensive apps



Posted by: Alex Barrett
Product announcements, Uncategorized, Virtualization management, VMware, VMworld

Among the more intriguing products that will be demonstrated at VMworld is InovaWave’s VirtualOctane, the new VMware...


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