- September 18, 2019
VMware acquired Bitnami and added an important app-packaging tool to its development portfolio. This buy helps VMware stay current, but forces it to enter uncharted market waters.
- August 28, 2019
Updates to VMware Cloud on AWS include improvements to the migration workflow and enhancements to HCX, as well as support for Project Pacific and VMware Cloud Marketplace.
- August 26, 2019
The company's VMworld announcements included Project Pacific, a rearchitecting of vSphere, and upgrades to its VMware vRealize suite and CloudHealth.
- August 26, 2019
Hoping to remain competitive with rivals Microsoft and AWS, VMware is updating its hybrid cloud platform, marrying cloud products with a number of container-based technologies.
- August 31, 2018
The vSphere HTML5 client contains user experience improvements and workflow changes, including a feedback tool, a storage home view and an enhanced data store file management page.
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- August 29, 2018
Organizations can use VMware's Hybrid Cloud Extension to build a multi-cloud, multisite architecture across VMware-based private and public clouds.
- August 22, 2017
Based on VMware's session catalog, VMware on AWS is set to be the star of VMworld 2017, but we could be in for a few surprises. Our Advisory Board shares its thoughts.
- August 11, 2017
We're officially counting down the days to VMworld 2017, and the anticipation is mounting. Take a look at some of SearchVMware's top sessions for this year's conference.
- October 06, 2016
Although VMware did not unveil an updated version of its popular vSphere product at this year's VMworld U.S., it had other exciting updates and new products to offer.
- September 29, 2016
VMware didn't blow the roof off at VMworld 2016 US, but announcements such as Cross-Cloud Services and updates to vSphere Integrated Containers had attendees talking.
- March 11, 2016
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talked about where the security world stands, where it can go and how NSX fits in.
- September 29, 2015
A new version of vSphere wasn't announced at VMworld, but the new technologies that were left users excited for the future
- September 02, 2015
The Best of VMworld 2015 Awards recognize the most innovative new server virtualization, cloud and end-user computing products.
- August 28, 2015
It's not a rebirth of the VMware Technology Network, but VMUG Advantage gives subscribers a trial period of a year for several VMware products.
- August 26, 2015
The VMware User Group has a new CEO at the helm who is busy working with the rest of the VMUG leadership to develop a roadmap.
- March 18, 2015
As VMware attempts to leverage its virtualization base to sell its hybrid cloud offering, can it wrest control from AWS and Azure?
- February 27, 2015
VMware's February announcements focused on the features of the upcoming vSphere 6 release, but some cloud news also caught interest of the VMware faithful.
- February 16, 2015
VMware's origin started with five employees and an idea to abstract hardware. Now the company is evolving faster thanks to a rapid succession of acquisitions.
- October 29, 2014
VMware plans to introduce more storage-related APIs to the ESXi hypervisor, opening it up to more data services.
- July 31, 2014
The annual VMware event is expected to draw more than 20,000 but, for some, the company's products aren't the only selling point.
- March 24, 2014
VMware Fling Contest winner Steve Athanas talks about his suggestion that would ease the move from a Windows-based vCenter to a vCenter Server Appliance.
- March 14, 2014
A recent change means IT pros with a VMware Certified Professional certification level are on the clock to renew that title or risk losing it.
- December 18, 2013
VMware's plan to break apart vCloud Director could make for a painful divorce, depending on how integral the product is to a company's environment.
- November 13, 2013
When VMware couldn't find a suitable online learning application, the virtualization giant built one from scratch, calling it Project NEE.
- October 29, 2013
Is it too early to get a VMware roadmap for NSX as the virtualization business steers its customers to the software-defined data center?
- September 30, 2013
The VMware Certified Associate (VCA) exam, while not overly technical, can help people who need to prove they understand various VMware technologies.
- September 27, 2013
VMware solicits ideas from its user base and codes up the best fling ideas, including a recent one for VMware DRS, to improve its virtualization technology.
- September 25, 2013
VMware users took to Twitter to express delight, displeasure and to offer guidance following the vSphere 5.5 general availability announcement.
- June 21, 2013
With virtualization underpinning your business operations, make sure VMware administrators know their stuff with clear metrics and frequent reviews.
- May 09, 2013
VSphere experience is a must-have in job listings for VMware administrators, but vCloud and Hyper-V know-how are on hiring managers' wish lists too.
- November 16, 2012
VMware certification options are set to double, with new cloud and end-user computing titles. IT pros question how valuable the new certs really are.
- August 29, 2012
Why VMware shouldn’t give up on new licensing
- August 29, 2012
VMware’s growth under Paul Maritz
- August 24, 2012
With VMworld next week, will VMware catch up to Citrix’s mobile offerings?
- August 24, 2011
Eric Siebert is leaving SearchVMware.com, after writing countless tips and columns. In his final article, Siebert recounts his favorite assignments and experiences as a writer.
- August 22, 2011
Mike Laverick previews the eye-catching VMworld 2011 breakout sessions that focus on the latest VMware releases, including vSphere 5, Site Recovery Manager and end-user computing.
- 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.
- 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
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 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 13, 2010
Eric Siebert shares his final thoughts on VMworld 2010 and looks forward to VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas.
- September 09, 2010
Did upper management deny your request to attend VMworld? This VMworld 2010 news roundup recaps everything you might have missed at VMware's annual conference.
- August 30, 2010
This roundup provides reactions to VMware's management tools and how many use third-party tools to fill in the gaps. There are also testimonials on the value of VMworld networking.
- August 23, 2010
This week's news roundup features articles about how VMware users want more virtual switch options and how VMware's future success is tied to cloud computing.
- August 16, 2010
This week's news roundup includes VMware's complex relationships with server OEMs and VMware's use of VARs to make headway into the SMB market.
- August 12, 2010
An expert predictions about the gestalt at this year's VMworld 2010 and possible developments for vCloud Service Director and View 4.5.
- August 02, 2010
This news roundup has information on VMware's new Volume Purchasing Program. There is also news on unreleased vShield security features, users migrating to ESXi and more.
- July 12, 2010
This news roundup includes articles about EMC's purchase of Greenplum Software, a new backup agent for VMware and how open source tools will shape cloud computing's future.
- July 02, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes a detailed evaluation of VMware's 2010 performance and the fallout from VMware's removal of native host profile support in View 4.5.
- May 21, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes View 4 dogged by analyst firm, a new partnership with Google in the cloud, VMware's CTO talks about the future and more.
- May 14, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes gossip on VMware's former regime, rumors that SAP will run on Vblock bundles and announcements about new storage integration with VMware.
- April 30, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes extensive coverage of the VMforce news conference with analysis and reactions to the new cloud offering.
- April 23, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes latest speculation surrounding VMforce.com, new VMware certification tests over the summer and new VMware Ready-certified NAS devices.
- April 16, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes tips for saving money on VMware licenses and news on VMware and Salesforce.com's joint product.
- April 12, 2010
The vSphere PowerCLI command line tool can make an administrator's life much easier by automating tedious, repetitive task. Here are five PowerCLI scripts you can't live without.
- April 09, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes Windows Server security flaw that grants access to VMware guests, ways to build out virtualization environments to remote offices
- March 26, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes VMware embracing Active Directory, an alternative to Host Profiles for virtualization management and a network equipment bargain.
- March 19, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes Microsoft poaching VMware customers through a cutthroat promotion and new VMware product releases and betas.
- February 22, 2010
Building a home lab is a great way for virtualization administrators to gain valuable, hands-on VMware environment training.
- February 19, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes new features in vSphere, a collaborative effort to solve VoIP virtualization issues and VMware gunning for VDI dominance.
- February 18, 2010
In this edition: EMC has offered all top 25 VMware bloggers according to vSphere-land.com jobs; a VMware aficionado is deeply saddened that Microsoft Hyper-V R2 isn't a 'humungous flop'; a virtualization architect's family still doesn't understand ...
- February 17, 2010
This week's VMware news roundup includes VMware pushing third-party vendors to use vStorage application programming interfaces and some 2010 predictions.
- February 08, 2010
VMware may beef up storage options for its disaster recovery product, Site Recovery Manager, in 2010; and we may see further development to the VMware Data Recovery appliance. Also: will we see vSphere 4.5, and will VMware support Micrsoft Cluster ...
- January 22, 2010
Mike Laverick's VMware predictions: A major vSphere 4 release, ESXi gets ready for the enterprise as VMware continues to move away from the "classic" version of ESX, bigger and better virtual machines and more.
- January 07, 2010
Stealing a virtual machine and its data is pretty easy. If you know how it's done, you can figure out how to prevent it and avoid some potentially costly administrative missteps.
- December 15, 2009
This month: Holland leads in vExperts per capita, VMware virtualizes PS3, Citrix CTO and Virtualization.info share fashion tips, and more.
- December 02, 2009
Burton analyst Chris Wolf and SearchVMware.com staff discuss how the Swine Flu scare is helping to fuel virtual desktop adoption, and the ins and outs of Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View 4, and more.
- November 18, 2009
Originally VMware planned to expire Enterprise licensing on Dec. 12, 2009. Plans have changed, but upgrading later could be drastically more expensive. Meanwhile, VMware still isn't paying enough attention to the SMB market, which it needs to if it ...
- November 16, 2009
This week's VMware at-a-glance news roundup includes AT&T's venture into the cloud, how users responded to the Virtual Computing Environment initiative, VMware Ready software and middleware, View 4 and more.
- October 08, 2009
Microsoft talks about managing virtual environments with System Center, when Hyper-V may be a better option for a business than ESXi Free Edition, Hyper-V R2 licensing restrictions and more.
- September 22, 2009
VMware will offer VMware Go, a new management product for ESXi virtual machines, for free. But to stay competitive, VMware should have made vCenter Server free instead.
- September 17, 2009
Disaster recovery is now the top driver for virtualization adoption, ousting server consolidation, and storage is the biggest virtualization challenge, indicates a recent survey.
- September 14, 2009
Our archive page for SearchVMware.com's biweekly podcast, the Hypervisor Huddle. tune in to stay up to date on VMware happenings in the virtualization space.
- September 11, 2009
President of Focus talks with TechTarget staff about surprising findings in Focus's latest virtualization research report, including mixed-hypervisor data centers and a new top reason to virtualize. Hint: It's not consolidation.
- August 27, 2009
Virtual appliances are becoming the application delivery method of choice due to cost and time savings. Read about the benefits to both end-users and software companies.
- August 10, 2009
Microsoft says VMware ESX costs too much, especially now that Hyper-V R2 includes free Live Migration. Can VMware beef up ESXi free edition to rival Hyper-V R2's functionality?
- August 05, 2009
VMware has declared its strategy to reach the 'last 5% of unvirtualized servers.' But to achieve 100% virtualization, VMware has to make the business case for virtualization to company holdouts.
- July 14, 2009
Hear news writer Bridget Botelho, site editor Hannah Drake and VMware expert Eric Siebert sound off on VMware's recent 40% discount to Virtual Iron users, how VMware is making a play for SMB customers as the competition heads up and whether or not ...
- June 10, 2009
Is VMware too big for its britches? Recently, it banned Veeam from supporting the free version of ESXi and tightened competitive vendor attendance rules for VMworld.
- June 08, 2009
VSphere, Intel hardware and integration tools can make a 100% virtualized data center closer to reality. But concerns about virtualization security, software support and ROI could hinder adoption.
- May 27, 2009
When it released its Unified Computing System, Cisco made waves with HP and IBM. But in a VMware vSphere architecture, UCS could pave the way for a 100% virtualized data center.
- May 21, 2009
Hear TechTarget editorial staff and expert Edward Haletky talk about vSphere's new licensing structure, whether or not Hyper-V R2 will change the virtualization landscape and more.
- May 15, 2009
As the workplace becomes increasingly mobile and virtualization solidifies its role, VDI has made good on its promise of ROI. Here's how to justify a virtual desktop deployment.
- February 04, 2009
VMware Certified Professional detractors say that the required course to take the exam is too expensive. But a VCP test-prep author says that certification has its virtues and discusses other less costly ways to master VMware ESX.
- September 15, 2008
VMware may be the market leader in virtualization today, but its weakness in physical systems management, its potential for redundancy, and the emergence of Hyper-V could signal change on the horizon.
- July 28, 2008
In the battle against the high cost of commuting to work, desktop virtualization may gain traction as a money saver and a means to reduce infrastructure costs as well.
- May 19, 2008
As the pricing war between VMware's ESX and Microsoft's Hyper-V intensifies, many IT pros wonder which technology is best for their data center. In this article, an expert offers an opinion.
- May 16, 2008
VMware ESX and ESXi will beat the virtualization competition based on maturity and stability, not price, says VMware Senior Director of Product Marketing Bogomil Balkansky in this exclusive interview.