Application Virtualization

What Drives VMware CTO Stephen Herrod? Customers, Challenges, The Cloud

A Q&A with the tech chief on what keeps the company looking above the cloud.

VMware Workstation 8, VMware Fusion 4 Released

VMware has released upgrades to two virtualization platforms, VMware Workstation 8 and VMware Fusion.

5 Hot Virtualization Companies, Under the Covers

These virtualization vendors will be getting more than your attention in the coming months.

VMware Steps Up PaaS Effort with Micro Cloud Foundry Beta

VMware on Wednesday released the beta of Micro Cloud Foundry, a complete version of its Cloud Foundry Platform as a Service (PaaS) designed to run on developers' PCs or Macs.

SmartDeploy Enterprise Cuts Costs, Saves Time Pushing Out Windows Images

Prowess SmartDeploy Enterprise can create and install Windows images to a number of platforms, even virtualized ones.

VMware's Cloud Foundry Recovers from Outages

VMware's fledgling Cloud Foundry service experienced two brief outages last week, though the outages pale in comparison to Amazon Web Services' four-day outage that concluded early last week.

How Is Winning Mindshare with SaaS: An Interview with Peter Coffee's Director of Platform Research offers his thoughts on his company running with the SaaS tag, as well as how virtualization and cloud computing are impacting business.

Cloud Foundry Springs Forth as First 'Open' PaaS

VMware today announced the debut of Cloud Foundry, which the company is touting as the first "open platform as a service," or PaaS.

Server App-V for Windows Azure Beta Added to SCVMM 2012 Test Release

Systems Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 will include new feature that will allow Windows apps not designed for Windows Azure to be deployed on Microsoft's cloud platform.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack Adds Improved Virtualization Tools

Customers who use Microsoft's Desktop Optimization Pack can now download the latest version that includes updated application virtualization and desktop virtualization tools.

Start Me Up: CloudSwitch in the Datacenter

Ellen Rubin's success with startups continues at CloudSwitch, a developer of a software appliance that enables companies to securely run applications in the cloud while remaining integrated with their datacenters.

Virtualization User To Save $50 Million with 300% ROI

So far, so good: $13M saved, 80% ROI

Spoon Stirs up Application Virtualization

Package makes it easy to run Windows applications from anywhere -- no installation required.

Oracle To Offer Free and Paid 'Premium' Versions of JVM

Oracle is planning to offer two versions of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) sometime in the future, one free and one a commercial "premium" version, a company spokesperson said last week.

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0 Beta Released

Microsoft on Tuesday released a new beta test version of its desktop virtualization solution for organizations.