Desktop Virtualization


Heroes and Villains

Some companies do licensing right, while others get it wrong.

Virtualization Hits the Desktop

Software for creating and running virtual machines on the PC goes mainstream.

Profile: VKernel and the Economics of Virtualization

One company aims to measure virtualization's effect on the bottom line.

VMware Embeds ESX into OEM Servers

Vmware Inc. has taken the next step in delivering virtualization to the IT masses by bundling a lightweight hypervisor into OEM hardware.

What I've Learned About Virtualization

If you're lucky enough to get the print version of Virtualization Review, keep it -- it's almost guaranteed to be a collectors' item. Virtualization technology changes so fast, that issue will be a true antique in just a few month's time.

New Things to Virtualize

Virtualization is like a Sears 144-piece toolset -- there's something for every job.

Microsoft To Acquire Desktop Virt Vendor Kidaro

Microsoft today announced its intent to acquire Kidaro, a Redwood City, Calif.-based provider of enterprise desktop virtualization software.

Lawsuit May Have Driven Vista Virtualization

Court papers suggest that Microsoft's change of heart earlier this year to open up Windows Vista virtualization licensing may have been influenced by litigation.

Microsoft Launches Key 2008 Products in Los Angeles

Redmond officially rolls out Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008 in Los Angeles event.

VMware Moves to Automation

One of the great things about virtualization is that it makes it incredibly easy to add a new server -- or 10, or 100 new servers.

M&A: Virtually Unlimited Opportunity

Citrix CEO Mark Templeton says his company's acquisition of virtualization vendor XenSource has created a fast-growing joint channel for partners as well.

Study Highlights Use, Challenges, and Future of Virtualization

Although 54 percent of large enterprises around the globe rate management of their virtual server environment as a critical or high IT priority, fewer than half (45 percent) think their companies are doing it effectively, according to CA's global survey about virtualized environments released this week.

Sun To Acquire Virtualization Developer

Sun Microsystems yesterday announced plans to purchase German software developer innotek, the maker of VirtualBox, a set of open source x86 virtualization tools for home and enterprise users.

Study: Servers Lead Virtualization Pack

A global enterprise virtualization survey released today confirms that virtualization is becoming stronger and stronger in the enterprise, with server virtualization leading the wave.

Canonical Offers Parallels for Ubuntu

Late last week, Canonical Ltd. announced that Ubuntu users will now be able to access the Parallels Workstation virtualization software through the Ubuntu Partner Repository.

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