There's a real battle in the virtualization market as VMware positions itself as cloud computing's operating system. Meanwhile, Microsoft is gaining traction and players like Citrix and Red Hat are also a threat. Virtualization's main selling point - the ability to use more computing capacity and save on servers - resonates for obvious reasons.
Articles about Virtualization
Application virtualization and streaming faces a challenging obstacle: getting application components to a client quickly and efficiently without also requiring extensive updates to network, system and storage infrastructure. Adaptiva believes it has solved the problem with a combination of clever network virtualization and storage virtualization.
Linux has its own built-in hypervisor, KVM, for x86 virtualization, and now IBM is porting it to its Power architecture.
VMware is shifting its approach on cloud operations management with a new focus on machine-generated log data.
Its Indian R&D center is playing an increasingly important role in the company's software development and IP creation, and the company has invested more to maximize its potential.
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure offers the opportunity to re-centralize IT infrastructure and reduce management and some operational costs. A new ebook by Brian Madden, Gabe Knuth and Jack Madden takes a useful view of the topic and is available for free download.
The India research team is beefing up its 800-strong engineering army by another 25 percent this year in order to contribute more toward VMware's focus on developing products for software-defined data centers.
The firm aims to develop a cloud platform using the assets it recently acquired from VMware, and believes such acquisitions can help Indian companies play a bigger role in global innovation.
Key components of virtualization vendor's vCloud Hybrid Service such as vCloud Connector and the chargeback system were developed by engineers based in the company's India R&D facility.
Which Windows 8 version and flavor is right for your Mac workflow? It's not a simple choice.
Indian CIOs say they are struggling to securely manage personal devices employees use to access corporate networks and applications, reveals a new survey.
It's funny to look back on my personal history with Linux and remember how subversive and alternative it once was. These days, it's just another operating system. That original subversive spark is gone.
MS CRM on your Xbox One? Will any and all Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps be allowed to run on the just-announced Xbox One?
The virtual desktop is on its way to being spruced up as Nvidia sharpens its focus on the enterprise.
The PC maker boasts that these new product will cut the cost of VDI in half, adding that the portfolio includes the first dual-core and quad-core thin clients to offer virus immune endpoint solutions for enterprise customers.
Citrix is bring its mobile platforms to the front of its product portfolio, which revolves around collaboration, cloud and virtualization.