The Virtualization Room:

April, 2010

April 30, 2010  5:46 PM

Xen vs. KVM: The battle lines are drawn

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele

In case you missed it, News Director Alex Barrett has a very interesting story up on our sister site It's about the Linux community and what she calls its "mass...

April 27, 2010  4:57 PM

What does VMforce mean for virtualization?

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele

For most of the past decade, VMware was synonymous with virtualization. When you thought about virtualization, you thought about VMware and no one else. That's changing now, as Microsoft, Citrix and others chip away in the hypervisor market. And when you thought about VMware, you thought...

April 27, 2010  2:05 PM

VMforce: Cloud 2? I was just getting used to Cloud 1!

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele

No, no, no! It can't be! Please tell me it's not true! I used to hate the term "cloud computing" -- like, in a "I totally despise this phrase and will go to the ends of the Earth to avoid using it" kind of way. I thought it was another meaningless phrase, ripped from the marketing-ese dictionary...

April 21, 2010  2:42 PM

VMware Q110 earnings: It’s all good

Alex Barrett Alex Barrett Profile: Alex Barrett

VMware treated Wall Street to better than expected earnings for the first quarter or 2010, handily beating estimates. Revenue jumped 35% year over year to $633.5 million, and profits increased 12% to $78.4 million. The company also raised guidance for the coming year by $180 million to between...

April 9, 2010  7:55 PM

Branch office virtualization: Formula 1 in a grocery-shopping world

Alex Barrett Alex Barrett Profile: Alex Barrett

Feedback from my recent article on server virtualization in branch offices suggests that virtualization still has a long way to go in those settings. FBL Insurance in West Des Moines,...

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