Virtualization


Bare Metal Battle: Microsoft and Citrix vs. the World

Microsoft leads partners to side with Citrix in virtualization's newest battle.

Microsoft Cites Success of Novell Linux Interop Deal

Microsoft touted its operating system interoperability partnership with Novell on Monday.

Microsoft Enhances Hyper-V R2 for Failover Clustering

Microsoft announced earlier this month that failover cluster support using Hyper-V R2 has gotten a boost.

VMware, Others Offer Windows 7 Upgrade Advice

VMware has extended a helping hand to consumers considering migrating from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7.

F5 Networks Bolsters Virtual Server Management

Leading provider of application delivery networking devices announces integration with Microsoft System Center.

Cloud Computing Drives Microsoft Announcements at TechEd North America

The day-one keynote centered on product enhancements to the Windows Azure platform, Bing Maps, Windows 7, Windows Server and Communications Server, among other technologies.

SP1 Roadmap for Windows Server 2008 R2 Unveiled

Microsoft on Monday announced virtualization and other improvements coming with Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.

Microsoft Releases Service Pack 2 for App-V 4.5

Microsoft this week released Service Pack 2 for its App-V 4.5 application virtualization solution.

Shavlik Blasts Patch Management Into the Cloud

Patch-management pioneer and long-time Microsoft partner Shavlik Technologies LLC revealed this week new cloud offerings that the company will use to distribute patch data and IT-management applications rapidly to customers.

Report: Windows 7 Gaining Corporate Adoption

A report issued on Wednesday by Forrester Research chronicles the declining use of Windows XP, as well as Internet Explorer 6, as staples of the corporate desktop.

Citrix Extends Client Virtualization

Citrix takes wraps off new XenClient, the first bare-metal client hyper-visor.

Microsoft Issues Hyper-V Tools

Microsoft late last month released a few tools for IT shops that use Hyper-V virtualization.

Microsoft Offers Evaluation Kit for 2010 Products

Microsoft is offering a kit designed to streamline the evaluation process for orgs considering its new software products.

Free Service Checks Windows 7 Application Compatibility

Small-to-medium businesses (SBMs) trying to assess if older applications will run on Windows 7 Professional edition can take advantage of a free online remediation service.

Microsoft RTMs System Center Essentials, Data Protection Manager

Microsoft on Monday released to manufacturing two new products in its System Center suite -- System Center Essentials 2010 and Data Protection Manager 2010.

Citrix Takes Virtualization, Conferencing Tools to iPad

Citrix has released versions of its GoToMeeting and Receiver applications for iPad.

SQL Server 2008 R2: April Launch Brings May Release

Even though the product will actually hit the market sometime in May, Microsoft will kick off a "launch tour" of SQL Server 2008 R2 on April 21, 2010.

'Best Hypervisors' for VDI Tested by Citrix

Citrix on Thursday described virtual desktop infrastructure performance differences using various hypervisors.

BizTalk To Get Improvements and 2010 Branding

Microsoft on Tuesday described a few BizTalk Server enhancements to come, as well as a new name for its next-generation enterprise server bus product.

Microsoft and Citrix Boost Desktop Virtualization Efforts

Microsoft is expanding its desktop virtualization portfolio with improved licensing changes and technology upgrades and an extended pact with Citrix Systems.

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