Virtualization


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.

Report: Server Market 'Refresh' Ahead

The server market is set for a refresh cycle in the months ahead, according to IDC's latest server virtualization report.

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.

Microsoft and Red Hat: Virtualization 'Frenemies'

Microsoft and Red Hat have validated that their respective Windows and Linux operating systems will run on each other's virtualization platforms.

Green Datacenter Future Still Far Off

According to a recent survey conducted by Gartner, the green datacenter of the future is still a long way off.

Data Protection Manager 2010 Beta Released

Microsoft released a public beta of System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 on Tuesday.

System Center Essentials 2010 Beta Released

Microsoft announced the beta release of System Center Essentials 2010 on Tuesday.

Feds Prepare To Make Leap to Windows 7

Government adoption of Vista has been anemic at best. But the prospects seem much better for Windows 7.

Windows XP Mode Released to OEMs

Microsoft announced that the final version of Windows XP Mode was released to PC manufacturers on Thursday.

Microsoft Security Essentials To Arrive on Sept. 29

Microsoft Security Essentials, Redmond's free consumer security software for PCs, will be available for download by the general public on Tuesday.

IBM Offers Server Planning Tool Using MAP 4.0

IBM rolled out a free toolkit to help IT pros migrate their infrastructure to IBM products and use Microsoft's virtualization technology to consolidate servers.

Windows 7 Update Addresses App Compatibility

Microsoft released a minor update this week for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that addresses compatibility issues for some applications.