Server Virtualization

Fedora 20 Has Enhanced Cloud, Virtualization Support

“Heisenbug” adds ARM as its primary architecture and enhances cloud and virtualization support.

Gigamon Offers Network Insight

New traffic analysis tools help enterprises and service providers monitor, manage, and protect networks.

Zenoss Simplifies Management for Hybrid Environments

New ZenPacks extend management and monitoring of hybrid infrastructures to include Windows Azure and Windows Server.

vCloud Eraser Obliterates Data with Certainty

Complete, auditable erasure for VMware vCloud Director users.

Palo Alto Networks, VMware Join Forces for Cloud Security

Joint work will automate and centrally manage network security across physical and virtual domains.

VMware, Mirantis Work Together on OpenStack Project

Mirantis' OpenStack distro now runs on vCenter and VMware NSX.

Veeam Management Pack Bridges Interop Between Microsoft, VMware

Version 6.5 improvements include better fault tolerance, new configuration tracking and alerting, and dozens of other features, as well as the ability to monitor and report on VMware environments directly in Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager.

Parasoft Service Virtualization Tool for Simulated Test Environments

Create complete and realistic test environments that access all application dependencies.

Critical Flaw in vSphere Replication 5.5 Fixed

Those with vSphere 5.1 and running vSphere Replication might have been prompted to update to VR 5.5 -- with potentially disastrous results.

Ready or Not, the VM Era Is Over

The era of the VM is over, and IT is woefully unprepared for what comes next.

Java Framework for Cloud Apps? Red Hat, Google Working On It

Red Hat, Google team up on open source initiative that willl allow Java developers to deploy Google App Engine applications on JBoss app servers without modifications.

Dell Adds Server Provisioning to Upcoming Dell Wyse WSM

Server provisioning, support for 64-bit desktop and server operating systems, and support for VMware's ESX 5.1 hypervisor are among some of new capabilities expected in the next version.

The Essential VMware

To get your virtualization project off the ground, all you need to know about VMware are its core products. Here's an overview.

XenServer Now Fully an Open Source Project

Citrix also simplifies licensing for the commercial version that it will continue to sell and support.

VMware's Software-Defined Datacenter Taking Shape

VMware integrated Nicira technology into new VMware NSX family of network virtualization services; company also creating hybrid cloud services unit.