VMware recently released results of its 2011 Q4 financials and the news was exceptionally positive.
- By Michael Domingo
Deepening its private-cloud partnership with Microsoft (and VMware), Dell announced a new hardware product that can host up to 200 virtual machines.
New version boast performance improvements and easier scalability.
Three vendors, three opinions on what drives their solutions. First up is Brandon Hoff of Emulex, on the keys to the cloud and WANs that his company's solutions take advantage of to more easily move workloads among hybrid clouds.
In this first of a series on Hyper-V, Paul reviews tips for configuring virtual and physical processors for optimum performance.
- By Paul Schnackenburg
There are no one-size-fits-all storage solutions, so I've come up with some basic questions to ask the vendors who will be trying to get your attention.
- By Dave Bartoletti
In another example of Microsoft's outreach to open source communities and projects, the company announced on Tuesday it is collaborating with team members of the OpenNebula project to add Windows Server Hyper-V support.
Microsoft's new extensible virtual switch in Hyper-V 3.0 for Windows Server 8 has already been implemented by 5nine, Broadcom, Cisco, inMon and NEC, among others.
During his Build conference keynote on Wednesday, Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, called Windows Server 8 "the most cloud-optimized OS" being developed by Microsoft.
SCVMM 2012 RC includes many new features for hypervisor creation/management, resource optimization and service lifecycle management. It's also on a new schedule for general availability in early 2012.
- By Michael Domingo, Chris Paoli
Xsigo Systems lays claim to first fully virtualized infrastructure for cloud-optimized data centers.
F5 Networks has bought the intellectual property of Israel-based Crescendo Networks and will be hiring some of its engineering team.
Before you update that older vSphere, gain some insight into your licensing requirements for vSphere 5 with this nifty tool.
Virtualization management suite broadens scope of platform support by including Microsoft's hypervisor in the mix.
- By Michael Domingo
In a move that strengthens its XenDesktop product against VMware View, Citrix announced its acquisition of the company that carved out market share with its vDesk solution set.