Microsoft has taken the once unthinkable step of contributing 20,000 lines of code to the Linux community, allowing any commercial or community distribution of Linux to run as a virtual machine on top of Hyper-V.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft on Tuesday announced Volume Licensing program changes that supposedly simplify matters for IT shops, as well as hosting providers.
Remote Desktop Services and XenApp are much more efficient solutions than traditional VDI -- by a large margin.
Procedural approach for conversions can aid conversions of any type.
- By Rick Vanover
Microsoft has clarified its downgrade rights policies for Windows 7 purchasers when that operating system becomes generally available.
The future of desktop virtualization may hinge on display protocols. VMware and Citrix take different paths: Which company is likely to win?
End users can contribute to virtual machine sprawl by using readily available, free downloads. Here are a few simple steps to head off problems before they begin.
- By Danielle Ruest and Nelson Ruest
WANem makes it easy to simulate low bandwidth and latency conditions.
The release candidate (RC) of Windows 7, Microsoft's newest operating system, can be downloaded today by Microsoft TechNet and MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) subscribers.
Microsoft provided a couple of Windows 7 tidbits on Friday, confirming the availability of Windows 7 release candidate (RC) and describing a forthcoming virtualization capability in the new operating system.
The first version of Microsoft's desktop virtualization tool was announced last week.
- By Jim Barthold
Sun Microsystems has released VirtualBox 2.2, an update to the company's free and open source desktop virtualization solution.
Sun has released Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Software 3, a major update to the company's virtualization management suite.
Server virtualization is being implemented at the majority of firms, in both enterprise (1,000 seats or more) and small-to-medium (SMB) business segments, according to two separate Forrester Research reports.
- By Herb Torrens
New research from Gartner predicts that sales of virtualization software could jump by nearly 50 percent this year.
- By Stephen Swoyer