VMware new releases and updates
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 25, 2013
VMware users took to Twitter to express delight, displeasure and to offer guidance following the vSphere 5.5 general availability announcement.
- 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 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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 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 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.