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.
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VirtualBox has a dedicated community that swear by this open source software's price, capabilities and performance. Does the release of a new version of the software mean that it is time for your organization to use it?
Organizations often think about using virtualization to make their processing, storage and networks disaster tolerant. DH2i believes that deploying application virtualization is a better way to make databases highly available than using virtual machines.
Top executives are enthusiastic about the benefits of virtualization, while middle managers' responses are a collective 'meh.' Say again?
Some 73 percent of businesses in Asia-Pacific have adopted or are planning to deploy cloud computing in the next 12 months, but internal resistance to change is hindering the rollout of such services, reveals survey.
Citrix said customers held back on purchases to evaluate the company's new platforms and trimmed its fourth quarter outlook.
Using virtualization, the Silicon Valley startup offers businesses an alternative to traditional antivirus software.
The Linux Foundation used to be just about Linux. Now it's also directly backiing virtualization with support for Linux and the Open Virtualization Alliance's KVM.
VMware CFO Jonathan Chadwick said "we are seeing strong customer demand for new solutions such as the software-defined data center" and that the prospects for the rest of the year are strong.
As announced earlier in October, Microsoft released its Remote Desktop 8.0 for iOS and Mac to the Apple iOS and Mac App Stores.
As Microsoft winds down support of the Windows XP operating system, suppliers of application virtualization solutions are ramping up their marketing messages. While it is true that encapsulating Windows XP applications can make it possible for them to run on Windows 7 or 8, is that the answer?
The next major operating system incarnations will be available as ISOs and as virtual machines. Yes, this is a prediction on my part but it's a very good one.
The news, outlined at VMworld Europe, comes as many virtualization players are moving to support mobile devices a they do desktops and laptops.
Flash-virtualisation firm PernixData unveils its European ambitions and creates an online community to interest IT pros in its software.
The next version of Ubuntu, Saucy Salamander, is more than just a great Linux desktop, it will also put Ubuntu into lockstep with the latest OpenStack cloud, Havana.
Sanbolic believes companies want storage, not storage hardware. Is this the end of the storage business as we know it?