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  • July 28, 2011 28 Jul'11

    VMware application acquisitions puzzle IT pros

    Enterprises have not embraced the VMware acquisitions of Zimbra, SlideRocket and Socialcast. But that could change if the price is right.

  • July 27, 2011 27 Jul'11

    Why VMware licensing changed in vSphere 5 and what it means for you

    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 14 Jun'11

    Top five lessons learned from a virtualization veteran

    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 06 Jun'11

    VMware acquires Socialcast

    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 18 May'11

    VMware CIO Mark Egan on cloud, acquisitions and Microsoft

    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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  • May 17, 2011 17 May'11

    2004: A VMware Odyssey

    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 31 Mar'11

    Why’s the Nexus 1000V the only third-party distributed virtual switch?

    Nearly three years after its debut, the Cisco Nexus 1000V is still the only third-party distributed virtual switch for VMware.

  • January 27, 2011 27 Jan'11

    VMware hardware requirements make Hyper-V more appealing

    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 26 Jan'11

    Will VMware SRM lose the ‘R’ and become Site Manager?

    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 23 Dec'10

    VMware Site Recovery Manager: An exclusive look at the future

    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 28 Sep'10

    Forget Facebook -- VMUG is virtualization's social-networking king

    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 23 Sep'10

    Two VMware cloud partnerships reemerge: News in review

    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 16 Sep'10

    HP's entry-level server finds home in labs: News in review

    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 14 Sep'10

    The VMword 2010 diaries

    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 14 Sep'10

    VMworld 2010 diary: Monday

    Eric Siebert discusses his VMworld 2010 sessions on affordable home labs and how virtualization works in the Monday edition of his VMworld 2010 diary.

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