Virtualization


IBM Launches Public Cloud Service

Big Blue is latest to add a commercial cloud infrastructure

Microsoft To Discontinue Essential Business Server

Microsoft will discontinue development of its midmarket-focused Windows Essential Business Server (EBS), the company said Friday.

Microsoft To Offer Opalis Management Solution

Microsoft soon will offer the Opalis solution to server management licensees, the company announced on Wednesday.

RSA Keynote: Cloud's Future Depends on Security

Cloud computing has the ability to transform IT , but its success depends on security, said Art Coviello on Tuesday in his opening keynote.

CA Acquires 3tera

CA on Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire closely held 3tera Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

Microsoft Sells the Cloud at Goldman Sachs Event

Bob Muglia's talk at a Goldman Sachs technology event on Tuesday was chock full of forward-looking statements.

Microsoft Adds Virtualization Apps to MDOP 2010

Microsoft unveiled two new desktop virtualization applications as part of its bundle of tools for managing Windows 7 deployments.

SAP Now Supported on Hyper-V R2

SAP announced last week that its enterprise infrastructure software is now supported by Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2.

VMware, Cisco, NetApp in Cloud Security Effort

VMware last week teamed up with Cisco and NetApp to promote a virtualized datacenter offering geared toward shared or public cloud environments.

A Virtual Door Opens for SMBs

Microsoft's maturing virtualization stack offers opportunities for partners with customers of all sizes, including the "S" in SMB.

CA Taps Bill McCracken As New CEO

CA dug into its ranks to replace retiring CEO John Swainson, naming its chairman William McCracken to run the company.

Microsoft and HP Ink Cloud, Virtualization Pact

Microsoft and HP disclosed a $250 million, three-year partnership to develop and market next-generation datacenter technology and application infrastructure.

VMware Enters E-Mail Business with Zimbra Buy

VMware on Tuesday said it is acquiring Zimbra from Yahoo, extending VMware's reach beyond system virtualization.

2010 a Boom Year for Cloud Computing?

If recent market research is any indication, computing in the clouds could achieve a breakthrough of sorts in 2010.

Microsoft Provides Guidance on Windows XP Mode

Resources designed to help with Windows 7 desktop virtualization.

A Public League for the Private Cloud

Cisco, EMC, VMware partner for virtualization of data centers.

Ozzie Quizzed on Cloud Strategy at PDC

Microsoft officials briefed financial analysts on the company's cloud computing strategy at its Professional Developers Conference on Wednesday.

Cybersecurity Alliance Aims at Network Protection

Thirteen leading technology companies including Microsoft have joined with Lockheed Martin to form a new cybersecurity technology alliance.

Cisco, EMC, VMware Partner for Virtualization, Private Clouds

Cisco, EMC and VMware on Tuesday kicked off a new Virtual Computing Environment "coalition" to promote datacenter virtualization and private cloud deployments.

Microsoft Provides Guidance on Windows XP Mode

Microsoft released additional resources last week for IT pros planning to use the new desktop virtualization solution in Windows 7.