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June 11, 2009  3:38 PM

VMware: the new bully on the block?



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Veeam, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere

VMware architect and virtualization expert Gabe van Zanten wrote an interesting post on his blog, "Gabe's Virtual World" pointing out that VMware appears to be following in...

December 4, 2008  7:43 PM

VMware View Composer and vCenter architecture



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Desktop virtualization, Rick Vanover, Storage, vCenter Server, VMware Desktop Infrastructure, VMware View, Windows Computing

With the recent release of VMware View, one of the hottest components of the desktop virtualization component is the linked clone technology. In planning how VMware View works, it is important to understand the critical component - VMware View Composer. VMware View Composer is simply a Windows...


October 30, 2008  1:11 PM

VMware adds another Windows user to its customer list



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Hyper-V, Oracle, SQL Server, VI3, Virtualization, VMotion, VMware, VMware High Availability (VMware HA), Windows Computing

VMware, Inc. announced last week that another Windows customer is using VMware Infrastructure 3 (VI3) instead of Microsoft...

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October 29, 2008  8:28 PM

VMware virtualizes Nationwide Services’ Windows environment



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
DataCenter, Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows, VI3, Virtualization, VMware, Windows Computing

Palo Alto, Calif.-based VMware, Inc. announced that


October 2, 2008  1:47 PM

VMware’s PR department is hard at work: More case studies



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows, VI3, VirtualCenter, Virtualization, VMware ESX

VMware always has plenty of customers to vouch for their products, and their PR team certainly isn't shy about sending journalists examples. I get so many emails touting the latest VMware success that I could publish new VMware Infrastructure case studies every...


September 4, 2008  5:09 PM

VMware achieves Microsoft SVVP validation – New reason to upgrade to ESX 3.5 Update 2



Posted by: Rich Brambley
Microsoft Windows, Rich Brambley, Virtualization, VMware ESX

Now there is added incentive to upgrade your VMware hosts to ESX version 3.5 Update 2 (ESX 3.5 U2). Today VMware announced that they are the first hypervisor to be validated by Microsoft in the Microsoft Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP). This means that VMware...


July 10, 2008  6:10 PM

VMware Workstation 6.5 and ACE 2.5 both available in Beta 2



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Microsoft Windows, Virtualization, VMware Desktop Infrastructure, Windows Computing

VMware has just announced the availability of VMware Workstation 6.5 Beta 2 and VMware ACE 2.5 Beta 2 through their new Beta Portal. VMware Workstation 6 makes it...


May 27, 2008  1:09 PM

Virtualization Competitive Analysis in the middle of an ROI Calculator?



Posted by: Rich Brambley
Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows, Rich Brambley, Virtualization, VMware pricing

Microsoft recently published their Integrated Virtualization – ROI Tool, and I thought “That’s great. When the...


May 22, 2008  1:28 PM

VMware: beware of bridge-building competitors



Posted by: Dorada
Hyper-V, Linux, Virtualization, Windows Computing

VMware may be king of the virtualization mountain now. But it should beware of bridge-building competitors. Chris Wolf, an analyst with the Burton Group, warned that Novell Inc. was similarly at the...


April 23, 2008  2:29 PM

Fortune 500 company uses VMware to slash long term power costs



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
DataCenter, Microsoft Windows, Virtualization, Xen

Santa Ana, Calif.-based First American Corp., a Fortune 500 company that provides business information and analytics, is standardizing its data center with virtualization software from VMware, Inc. to improve power...


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