- July 28, 2011
Enterprises have not embraced the VMware acquisitions of Zimbra, SlideRocket and Socialcast. But that could change if the price is right.
- July 27, 2011
VMware licensing had to change eventually. Advancements in technology made the old per-socket model a problem for VMware, which added vRAM limits to the vSphere 5 licensing model.
- June 14, 2011
Everyone knows the basic pros and cons of virtualization, but lessons about 100% virtualization and virtual infrastructure design are learned only through experience.
- June 06, 2011
VMware adds to its growing business-applications portfolio with Socialcast, a Web 2.0-inspired collaboration platform. We discuss the deal and VMware’s new direction.
- May 18, 2011
VMware eats its own cloud dog food, and Soviet-era user interfaces need to go, CIO Mark Egan says in this exclusive interview.
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Sponsored by VMware - Data centers are going through a true revolution in design, scalability and economics in order to respond to evolving business demands, which have forced IT organizations to move at warp speed to evaluate, select and implement new technologies. The pressure is on to select the right IT platform to transform the data center from expensive, stodgy and rigid to agile, cost efficient and lithe. See More
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- May 17, 2011
It all began with server virtualization. Now VMware products cover the entire data center, with success linked to initiatives and acquisitions that started in the mid-2000s.
- March 31, 2011
Nearly three years after its debut, the Cisco Nexus 1000V is still the only third-party distributed virtual switch for VMware.
- January 27, 2011
The VMware hardware certification and support process is broken. If VMware doesn’t resolve problems with its vSphere hardware requirements, users may opt for Hyper-V.
- January 26, 2011
VMware SRM will add new features, which may alter how customers use the disaster recovery tool. Mike Laverick previews future VMware SRM features and what they mean for users.
- December 23, 2010
In the future, VMware Site Recovery Manager will have host-based replication and other new features. Expert Mike Laverick previews these yet-to-be-released VMware SRM capabilities.
- September 28, 2010
VMUG, a VMware user community, has grown substantially in six years. In response, its leaders have implemented a board of directors and regional conferences to reach more members.
- September 23, 2010
VMware's cloud partnerships with Salesforce.com and Google will be in the spotlight at its upcoming SpringSource developer conference, SpringOne 2GX.
- September 16, 2010
Hewlett-Packard's ProLiant MicroServer targets very small businesses but is drawing interest for home labs. Plus: VMware-Novell acquisition rumors heat up, and more.
- September 14, 2010
Follow Eric Siebert through the largest virtualization conference of the year. He provides his overall thoughts on VMworld 2010 and recounts his week at the show.
- September 14, 2010
Eric Siebert discusses his VMworld 2010 sessions on affordable home labs and how virtualization works in the Monday edition of his VMworld 2010 diary.