It takes one to know one. At least that’s what EMC hopes as it appoints former Microsofter Paul Maritz to head up its lucrative VMWare unit, not coincidentally on the same day that Microsoft formally released its much anticipated Hyper-V to market.
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. Virtually Speaking examines the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using the technology.
Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He's literally written the book on virtualization and often comments on cloud computing, mobility and systems software. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
PlateSpin, a recent acquisition of Novell recently announced PowerConvert 7.0, The company was quick to point out that this is the first product launch since the acquistion.
Here's another take on Microsoft’s announcement of Hyper-V. This time, the comments are coming from Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Parallels.
Back in May, I posted my take on Cloud computing. Since that time, I've spoken to quite a number of suppliers who are focused on supporting cloud computing, managing cloud computing, and even using cloud computing as a way to provide either a desktop or a server experience without the organization having to have desktop or server systems.
Microsoft's announcement of Hyper-V, as with other Microsoft announcement, brings out the spin-miesters in the marketing departments at Microsoft's partners and competitors alike. Over the past few days I've been posting a summary of some of the conversions I've been having about Hyper-V.
As I mentioned in the post, Microsoft Hyper-V and Spin Marketing, a number of companies contacted me in the hopes of presenting their view of Microsoft's Hyper-V announcement. This is Sun's response.
As I mentioned in the post, Microsoft Hyper-V and Spin Marketing, a number of companies contacted me in the hopes of presenting their view of Microsoft's Hyper-V announcement. This is the first of several posts on what they had to say.
I’ve posted a number of times about how the microdrive in my HTC Advantage did a magic act. It would appear and disappear from the system configuration which really confused Windows Mobile 6 and made my life a bit more difficult than it needed to be.
It is not at all uncommon for competitors to arrange a briefing prior to a large, important announcement to present their marketing spin on the announcement. They are, of course, hoping to change the viewpoint of the analyst, journalist, consulting, etc.
Management of virtualized resources appears to loom large in the thoughts of suppliers. The most recent supplier to present their view of how to regain control of the environment is Embotics.