- 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.
- 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.
Sponsored by Dell - Converged infrastructures provide enterprises with an opportunity to be more flexible and cost effective in supporting the disaster recovery and business continuity needs of remote and branch offices (ROBOs). They also provide a unique way for small businesses to leverage highly virtualized infrastructures to similarly improve availability and mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters or man-made threats such as cyberattacks. See More
Sponsored by Dell - The release of any new Microsoft server operating system is always an important milestone for the entire computer industry. Windows Server 2016 is no exception. For many organizations, upgrading to Windows Server 2016 will be a trigger event that defines how they deploy infrastructure today and in the future, ranging from data centers to remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and to the cloud. See More
Sponsored by Dell - In today’s IT-driven business environment, organizations need every edge they can get, particularly in managing and deploying infrastructure and cloud resources. When the IT department can reduce costs, increase availability, enhance agility or improve productivity, it can make significant contributions to supporting innovation and driving profitability. See More
Sponsored by Dell - Business intelligence and big data analytics workloads place high demands on the underlying infrastructure in terms of performance, capacity, reliability and security. In addition, the enormous growth of unstructured data and the Internet of Things (IoT) forces IT departments to embrace infrastructure solutions that are both cost efficient and simple to deploy. See More
- 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.
- September 14, 2010
Eric Siebert weighs in on the keynotes by Paul Maritz and Stephen Herrod, plus the Best of VMworld 2010 Awards judging, in the Tuesday edition of his VMworld 2010 diary.
- September 13, 2010
Eric Siebert shares his final thoughts on VMworld 2010 and looks forward to VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas.