- 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 19, 2009
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
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.
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- 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.
- June 02, 2008
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
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.
- May 14, 2008
VMware has a history of decreasing its prices in response to competition. With Microsoft's release of Hyper-V, will VMware repeat the pattern or maintain its current per-socket pricing structure?
- November 01, 2007
Technical certifications like VMware Certified Professional are helping IT professionals stay ahead of the pack and manage their careers, says expert Joe Foran.