- 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.
Sponsored by NetApp - Hyper-converged infrastructure is advancing rapidly, both in the underlying technology and in the critical capabilities it must deliver in the cloud era. The catalyst for this change has been the exponential growth of public cloud services—and the consequent need for IT to seamlessly integrate multiple public clouds with on-premises infrastructure. See More
Sponsored by IBM - IT decision-makers are under pressure to accelerate the performance of their databases in today’s era of exponential data growth, the internet of things and big data analytics. Mission-critical databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server must deliver more data more quickly to more locations to support modern business initiatives and digital transformation. See More
Sponsored by Pure Storage - Today’s reality is that businesses must evolve to an IT-as-a-service delivery model. The rapid ascendance of public cloud has shown that organizations are looking for an IT platform that can deliver simplicity, agility, self-service and elastic scalability. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - One of the most important megatrends impacting IT organizations is the move to fewer, more comprehensive technology platforms for delivering critical components of IT infrastructure. This makes perfect sense, as it frees IT from having to work across multiple vendors and their unique technology silos simply to deploy a key platform or service―saving innumerable hours and resources. Some vendors have finally recognized this demand and are now working more closely together to enable greatly improved efficiency for the IT teams deploying, managing and enhancing these platforms. See More
- 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.