Virtualization


Roadmap Update: Vendors Shake up Channel Offerings

Sun To Cut More Than 15 Percent of Global Workforce

Sun Microsystems, a leader in Java and open source technologies, put market "speculation to rest" today.

Parallels Desktop 4.0 Gets Performance Boost, DirectX 9.0 Support

Parallels has released Parallels Desktop 4.0, an update to the company's desktop virtualization solution for Mac OS X.

VMware Acquires Trango, Brings Virtualization to Telecom Market

VMware today announced a new market direction involving the mobile telecom market: VMware will target mobile phone makers and their partners with a new bare-metal hypervisor optimized for telecom applications.

Microsoft Rolls Out Services Connector CTP

Microsoft has introduced a new Windows server component to seamlessly connect Active Directory users to Microsoft-based services and other services residing in the Internet cloud.

The Microsoft-Novell Alliance Keeps on Giving

New partner opportunities emerge in a joint solution on virtualization.

Virtual View

Microsoft and its partners discover that virtualization offers real opportunity-especially to those arriving early to the party.

PDC: HP Startup Tests Windows Azure Cloud Platform

A startup company called MagCloud.com is currently using Windows Azure, the new Microsoft "cloud operating system" supporting software as a service applications and storage.

PDC: Microsoft Previews Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft on Tuesday showed off a pre-beta version of Windows Server 2008 R2 at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles.

VMware Earnings Beat Expectations In a Difficult Economy

One of the most closely tracked companies on Wall Street's radar screen did not disappoint expectations with reported revenues for the third quarter of $472 million, a 32 percent increase achieved under increasingly difficult market conditions.

Microsoft Releases Virtual Machine Manager

Microsoft released System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (VMM 2008), the second major component of its virtualization strategy.

Virtualization Market Strong but Slowing, Report Says

An IDC study released on Thursday depicted a slowing worldwide market for virtualized servers.

TechMentor Keynote Lays Out IT Best Practices

IT support teams can take a lesson from consumer grumblings about the commercial airline industry, says one keynote speaker at TechMentor Las Vegas.

Project Kensho Released

Citrix took another step forward in its quest to push the envelope for virtualization interoperability by releasing a technology preview of Project Kensho, the company's multi-hypervisor toolkit that allows ISVs and IT managers to develop portable virtual machine (VM) appliances.

Surveys Raise Doubts on Virtualization Security

Migration to virtualization won't be the quick transition that some technology evangelists have predicted, according to recent surveys by two IT security companies.

Amazon To Host Microsoft Solutions in the Cloud

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it is conducting a private beta test of Microsoft's server products running on Amazon's hosted computing platform, which is called Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

Essential Business Server: Best Practices in a Box

While many partners eagerly await the debut of the solution formerly known as "Centro," some grumble that Microsoft's midmarket server bundle leaves them with too few third-party options.

Simonyi in Space Take II

Microsoft Office pioneer Charles Simonyi, PhD, will visit space for the second time in the spring of 2009, according to Space Adventures, a Virginia-based company that organizes flights for private space explorers.</

AppSense Partners With CSC on Hosted Desktop Solution

AppSense Ltd. announced a desktop virtualization marketing deal with IT services company CSC, based in Falls Church, Va.

Microsoft Takes Stock, and Ballmer Hits the Road

Microsoft has been sending signals to investors this week amidst a U.S. economy teetering on the edge of a major financial meltdown.

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