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  • August 10, 2009 10 Aug'09

    The VMware-Microsoft hypervisor battle continues

    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 05 Aug'09

    Winning the last 5%: VMware makes the business case for virtualization

    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 14 Jul'09

    Podcast: VMware lures Virtual Iron users with 40% discount, goes after SMB market

    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 10 Jun'09

    VMware's growing pains: Free ESXi and VMworld restrictions

    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 08 Jun'09

    How vSphere, Intel servers, and integration tools create a 'triple threat'

    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.

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  • May 27, 2009 27 May'09

    UCS spurs shared virtualized data center vision for VMware, Cisco

    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 21 May'09

    VMware vSphere licensing; high availability in Hyper-V R2; Oracle acquires Sun

    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 19, 2009 19 May'09

    VMware's year-to-date progress report

    In January, we posted an open letter to VMware that asked for what many would consider improvements in various areas of its operations. Did VMware take note? Yes, and no.

  • May 15, 2009 15 May'09

    VDI deployments finally make good on ROI promise

    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 04 Feb'09

    Why take the VMware Certified Professional exam?

    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 15 Sep'08

    Can VMware maintain its market leadership position?

    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 28 Jul'08

    Can desktop virtualization alleviate high commuting costs?

    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.

  • June 02, 2008 02 Jun'08

    VMware education gaining momentum

    VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification is valuable, but the course is costly. Fortunately, there are other options for those wanting hands-on experience, including new courses at two universities.

  • May 19, 2008 19 May'08

    How VMware ESX performance trumps Hyper-V's price

    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 16 May'08

    VMware won't lower price, says exec

    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.

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