Has Virtualization Adoption Peaked?
By Drew Robb | Article Published March 25, 2011
While virtualization continues to be popular in the data center, some users are grumbling about virtualization management solutions.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization cloud, Virtualization Management, data center virtualization
Microsoft Updates Apps Virtualization Tools
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 11, 2011
Besides additions meant to help administrators migrate to Windows 7, the software giant is also readying a version of Windows that can be used to create "thin PCs."
Tags: virtualization, virtualization cloud, data center, Micorosoft, virtualization software
HP Unveils Reactive/Proactive Critical Advantage Support Package
By David Needle | Article Published December 14, 2010
The new HP Critical Advantage program offers a number of mix and match support options for virtualized x86 environments. HP also releases Business Outcome Dynamics Assessment tool for CIOs.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, virtualization cloud, IT management, HP
Survey: Cloud Computing Still in Infancy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 09, 2010
A vendor sponsored study indicates that the move toward cloud computing may be not as advanced as it sometimes appears.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization cloud, IT, Cisco Systems, Cloud Migration
Microsoft Talks Desktop Virtualization Strategy
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 15, 2010
Microsoft blogger recommends which virtualization solutions to use to smooth the corporate migration of IE6 custom apps to Windows 7.
Tags: Microsoft, virtualization cloud, Windows 7, desktop virtualization, IE6
Microsoft Touts Hyper-V Cloud at TechEd
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published November 09, 2010
Microsoft's new Hyper-V Cloud initiative is part of its private cloud push.
Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, virtualization cloud, hypervisor, Hyper-V Cloud
5 Ways Cloud Computing Will Change Business and Careers
By Jeff Vance | Article Published October 18, 2010
IT staffers need to take a hard look at their job prospects, and companies need to move faster, among other expected changes.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, virtualization cloud, Cloud network, IT Jobs/Salary
Has Server Virtualization Gone Mainstream?
By Amy Newman | Article Published October 07, 2010
Contrasting server virtualization statistics by leading research firms provide different views of the level of virtualization deployments.
Tags: virtualization, virtualization cloud, server virtualization, deployments, Server Application Virtualization
Red Hat Sees Real Money in Virtualization and Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 23, 2010
Linux vendor continues to grow its revenues as CEO Jim Whitehurst downplays new competition from Oracle.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, virtualization cloud, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Novell Aims to Manage Private Clouds
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 13, 2010
Novell Cloud Manager offers enterprises a way to manage and transform their own networks into private clouds. And once demand is there, it'll deliver tie-ins to public clouds like Amazon's, too.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization cloud, private cloud, Novell, VMware
IT Holding Back on Virtualizing Business-Critical Apps
By David Needle | Article Published September 03, 2010
Performance issues edged security concerns, in a survey of VMworld attendees, as the primary reason for not virtualizing more key enterprise applications.
Tags: virtualization, virtualization cloud, IT, Virtualization Management, Email management
VMware's Maritz: IT as a Service
By David Needle | Article Published September 01, 2010
Virtualization giant VMware is focusing on data center automation and what it calls IT as a Service.
Tags: virtualization, virtualization cloud, IT, VMware, Virtualization Management
Data Center Errors to Avoid
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published August 17, 2010
A perfectly run and managed data center is probably more fantasy than reality. Here are a handful of obvious wrong turns to avoid.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, virtualization cloud, data center management, data center virtualization
Guide to Virtual Desktop Setup
By Nik Gibson | Article Published August 09, 2010
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)is still an emerging tech, yet is expected to gain adoption rapidly in the years ahead.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, virtualization cloud, virtual desktop, virtual desktop infrastructure
Server Virtualization Falsehoods: Ignore These 10
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published August 02, 2010
As server virtualization grows ever more popular, the non-truths propagate quickly.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, virtualization cloud, Virtual Server Management, server virtualization
Monitoring Cloud Computing: One City's Story
By Drew Robb | Article Published July 22, 2010
Denver's use of virtualization, thin clients and cloud computing have created new challenges yet the city has found ways to compensate.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, virtualization cloud, thin client, Virtualization Management
Desktop Virtualization: Overview and Software
By Serdar Yegulalp | Article Published July 20, 2010
Desktop virtualization enables your PC to have far greater flexibility. Which desktop virtualization solution is best for you?
Tags: software, virtualization, virtualization cloud, desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Technologies
IT Survey Highlights Virtualization Challenges
By David Needle | Article Published July 13, 2010
Virtualization has great promise -- and has seen dramatic levels of adoption -- yet complexity of deployments and other issues persist.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, SaaS, virtualization technologies, virtualization cloud
Using Deduplication to Ease Virtualization's Complexity
By Drew Robb | Article Published June 25, 2010
While virtualization provides great flexibility, it tends to add complexity. Deduplication can ease the data center burden.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, virtualization cloud, data center, deduplication
Red Hat Lays Cloud, Virtualization Foundations
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 24, 2010
New solutions expand open source vendor's virtualization offerings and build upon partnership with networking vendor Cisco.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, virtualization cloud, Red Hat, enterprise linux
Virtualization Vendors: VMware vs. Microsoft vs. Citrix
By David Strom | Article Published June 22, 2010
The leading virtualization vendors have been actively maneuvering for market share. Who is ahead? Take a look at the virtualization product comparison chart.
Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, virtualization cloud, Citrix, VMware
Government Uses Server Virtualization To Reduce Costs
By Amy Newman | Article Published June 02, 2010
Virtualization and "right sizing" is reducing the costs of the federal government's IT infrastructure.
Tags: virtualization, virtualization cloud, virtual server, virtual desktop, virtual deployment
By M. Tim Jones | Article Published May 25, 2010
Virtualization is a technology that allows resources to be shared by a variety of physical outlets. Its forms include full and para-virtualization, and its used to virtualize networks, servers, desktops, storage and applications.
Tags: virtualization, virtualization cloud, virtual server, virtual desktop, virtualization technology