King of Clouds

VMware wants to reign supreme.


Virtualization Enables Cloud Computing: 7 Top Transition Questions Answered

By Eric Beehler

How will your systems make the transition? We offer answers to seven questions about cloud migration.

VMware Wants to Reign Supreme

By Bruce Hoard

VMware President and CEO Paul Maritz has bet the farm on cloud computing.

The Rapidly Expanding Universe of VDI

By Alan Maddison

One of the hottest virtualization markets to date is turning into a vendor free-for-all as a mixture of established and startup companies rush to stake their claims.

Editor's Note

A Man of Many Hats Tells Us About His Early Years Developing The Thin Client

By Bruce Hoard

Jeff McNaught's career, in a nutshell: started software company; worked on TRS-80; co-developed first Windows-based thin client at Wyse that remains model for all thin clients sold today.

How To Guy

Using VMware Go to Virtualize Servers Gratis

By David Davis

VMware Go is a free, Web-based product initially released at VMworld 2009.

Everyday Virtualization

Why I Like VirtualBox

By Rick Vanover

VirtualBox users are out there and alive and well in the virtualization community -- so much so that the inaugural Virtumania podcast topic was the free type 2 hypervisor.

Take Five With Tom Fenton

TAKE 5: Impressions of VMware

By Bruce Hoard

As Mel Brooks once declared -- and as more than one VMware employee has since crowed -- "It's good to be king."

Product Reviews

Catbird Suite Serves Private, Public Clouds

By Jane Clabby

Catbird fills virtualization gaps, particularly in security and compliance.

Versatile Backup from Acronis

By Logan Harbaugh

Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition is a cost-efficient addition to the IT arsenal.


Cloud Platforms for Service Providers

By Bruce Hoard

Parallels VP Amir Sharif talks virtual infrastructures.

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