Desktop Virtualization


Parallels Desktop 4.0 Gets Performance Boost, DirectX 9.0 Support

Parallels has released Parallels Desktop 4.0, an update to the company's desktop virtualization solution for Mac OS X.

Spheres of Virtual Influence

Russia, Israel appear to have a virtual foothold in virtualization innovation.

Up Front: Virtualization Pioneer

An interview with VMware's new CEO Paul Maritz.

PDC: Microsoft Previews Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft on Tuesday showed off a pre-beta version of Windows Server 2008 R2 at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles.

AppSense Partners With CSC on Hosted Desktop Solution

AppSense Ltd. announced a desktop virtualization marketing deal with IT services company CSC, based in Falls Church, Va.

VMware Launches vClient, Aims To Create Desktops That Follow Users Anywhere

In an announcement at VMworld last week, VMware unveiled plans to deliver a portfolio of solutions intended to turn virtualized desktops into "universal clients." The initiative, dubbed vClient, begins with a series of products called VMware View.

VMware To Deliver on Vision in 2009

LAS VEGAS, SEPT. 18 -- VMware announced a number of initiatives this week at VMworld, but gave few specifics on products and availability. The company has revealed, however, that all the technologies to implement that vision will be available by the end of next year.

VMware Fusion 2 Expands Mac Hardware Support, Improves Networking

VMware has released VMware Fusion 2.0, a major update to the desktop virtualization solution for Mac OS X that has been in public beta since back in July.

VMworld Preview: VMware's Vision of Virtualization as the OS

The annual VMworld user conference gets underway today in Las Vegas, with the event's host betting big on a new strategy that redefines its market-leading virtualization management products.

Microsoft Releases More Virtualization Details

Microsoft, following its earlier announcement about new virtualization products and imminent releases, has filled in some details that give more shape to its vision.

Microsoft Makes Major Virtualization Splash

Microsoft kicked off its virtualization push with a number of product announcements, including a key virtual management tool.

Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 Hypervisor Adds 64-bit Support

Sun Microsystems this week rolled out version 2.0 of its xVM VirtualBox.

Red Hat Makes Strategic Virtualization Buy

Open source server distributor Red Hat Inc., which is carving out a virtualization path unique in the industry, added another arrow to its quiver today with the acquisition of Qumranet Inc.

Startup: Desktone Places a Big Bet on DaaS

Desktop virtualization player goes against the big boys.

New State of the Market

A look back and a few predictions on the state of IT virtualization.