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September 21, 2012
After four years in the making, it looks like VMware will finally bring mobile virtualization to market. The rest of Horizon Suite will take longer.
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.
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 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.
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A host OS is the software installed on a computer that interacts with the underlying hardware in a computer using virtualization technology. Continue Reading
Hardware virtualization is the abstraction of computing resources from the software that uses those resources. Today, hardware virtualization is often called server virtualization or, simply, virtualization. Continue Reading
VMware vCenter Mobile Access (VMware vCMA) is a virtual appliance used by admins to manage a data center from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Continue Reading
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The free version of vSphere Data Protection (VDP) has some limitations and lacks some features of the advanced version. Continue Reading
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VMware sweeps View, Mirage, Horizon Application Manager and Octopus into the new Horizon Suite. But whither Horizon Mobile? Continue Reading
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VMware admins can easily virtualize most applications with ThinApp. For fast, clean and trouble-free applications, follow some ThinApp best practices. Continue Reading
Cloud-based storage and backup options for vSphere are low-cost and readily available. Check out the five best VMware backup options in the cloud. Continue Reading
The vCMA virtual appliances is an unsupported fling, and VMware still doesn't have an official mobile admin interface for vSphere. What’s the delay? Continue Reading
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Snapshots offer multiple restore points for VMs, but add complication. Poor performance can stem from the VMware snapshot size and other root causes. Continue Reading
VMware VDP overhauls the vSphere backup appliance. VDP is free, simple to set up, stable and easy to manage, but not right for every data center. Continue Reading
VMware's options for virtual machine availability and backup can look like an alphabet soup. Get a handle on VMware VADP, SRM, HA and FT features. Continue Reading