MVMC is a free tool out of the Solution Accelerator line and it will definitely give VMware a run for its money.
Virtualization needs shared storage for just about every advanced feature.
Handy solution for consolidating connections to shared storage in a virtualized lab environment.
An interview on what makes their storage devices better than what the competition has come with so far.
A product of the Quest buyout of vKernel is that vKernel's free tools have undergone much improvement. Witness vOPS Server Explorer.
A new tool in the vCloud line is aimed at VSPP members, but VMware admins can learn a thing or two from the product's mission.
Cloud pricing calculators can give you a rough estimate of what the costs will be, but with caveats.
A slew of new virtualization tools for vSphere and Fusion.
Pricing for cloud services needs to be a bit more structured and transparent for anyone to take cloud computing seriously.
With the introduction of vSphere 5, VMware created the concept of vRAM pools and added this as a critical component of purchasing a vSphere license.
My list of features to help me narrow my buying decisions after the DR vendor has made its pitch.
Not the same ol' "Free Tools" session; we cover new tools that have come out since VMworld.
Socialcast is the "Facebook" for the internal communications crowd. And it's a VMware product.
All three of the most popular virtualization hypervisors are available in free editions: Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, VMware vSphere Hypervisor and Citrix XenServer.
Before you update that older vSphere, gain some insight into your licensing requirements for vSphere 5 with this nifty tool.
In the recently posted "The World Runs on VMware vSphere" infographic, WiredCPU.com shows how just in the last 10 years (2001-2011) we have gone from virtually NO server virtualization in use to more than 50 percent of the servers in the world being virtualized (and over 20 million vSphere virtual machines running every day).
Did you know that VMware offers VMware Data Recovery (VDR), a virtual infrastructure backup and recovery solution?
You can create some advanced virtual networks with this nifty tool. Have you tried it? Plus: Upcoming VMware Webinar July 12!
My list of the best that server virtualization has to offer over physical servers.
VMHA via vSphere works most of the time, but sometimes you'll need to get at those scripts to fix something.