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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The economic benefits of cloud are no longer the sole reason why enterprises are moving their applications into the cloud.
Fusion 7 adopts OS X Yosemite design cues. The professional version ties into VMware's private cloud infrastructure and supports more than 200 operating systems.
Collaboration between Canonical and Microsoft has certified plugins that let Windows Server run as a guest operating system on Ubuntu and OpenStack.
The IT industry's shift to the cloud, along with the rise of DevOps, is prompting a growing number of employers to look for a new wave of multi-skilled all-rounders for whom technical skills often play second fiddle to attitude and aptitude.
Organizations are seeking ways to reduce their storage costs while also improving performance, reliability and manageability. Atlantis Computing believes that its USX addresses these requirements for virtual applications.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
Did you know that Windows 8.1 Professional and Enterprise has built-in virtualization capabilities? Here's how to run multiple operating systems on a single PC.
VMware Australia and New Zealand's Duncan Bennet has said that the company's vCloud hybrid cloud is on its way.
Visual computing technology provider Nvidia will be bringing its GRID virtual GPU to selected Chromebooks and VMware vSphere to ensure that customers have access to high-performance graphics on their virtualised desktops.
The datacenter startup has now raised a total of $312 million, with a valuation that likely positions it for immanent IPO.
IT people who were previously used to managing desktops are being forced to change their skill sets to remain relevant for the increasingly mobile world to handle new applications — a trend that is working out in their favour.
On day two of VMworld 2014, VMware strengthens ties to Google and Microsoft Windows while beefing up its Desktop-as-a-Service offerings worldwide.
VMware's VMworld announcements are a case study in the "embrace and extend" approach used so well by Microsoft. The big difference is VMware doesn't want to and couldn't add the "extinguish" to the cloud (hybrid or otherwise).
Along with a host of new hybrid cloud service capabilities, VMware has announced the launch of vCloud Air Mobile.
VMware announced at VMworld that it would be working with Docker, Google and Pivotal to bring Docker containers to VMware.