Jason Perlow

Senior Technology Editor

Jason Perlow, Senior Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer, The Linux Foundation.

My full-time employer is The Linux Foundation, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. I write as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are my own and don't necessarily represent the positions, strategies or opinions of the Linux Foundation.

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Hyper-V: It's here

Hyper-V: It's here

As reported by ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley yesterday, Microsoft released its Hyper-V bare metal hypervisor platform (Updated: 4:20PM EST)for Windows Server 2008 today, in a virtual shot across competitor and market leader VMWare's bow, which currently holds over an 80 percent market share in x86 virtualization.We looked at a late beta of Hyper-V back in February of this year and at the time, we were impressed with the system's performance and ease of use.

June 25, 2008 by in Microsoft

If I were to design Windows 7

If I were to design Windows 7

My colleague and fellow ZDNet blogger Mary Jo Foley continues to polish her crystal ball about Windows 7's delivery date in her last Friday's column, based on interpreting new statements from Microsoft chairman Bill Gates as well as the party line about the already stated 3-year release cycle.

April 6, 2008 by in Microsoft

Frugal Friday: RIP Crunchpad, Apple/Psystar Settlement, Comcast/NBC, Chrome OS, Google DNS, Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG

Frugal Friday: RIP Crunchpad, Apple/Psystar Settlement, Comcast/NBC, Chrome OS, Google DNS, Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG

Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the untimely death of the CrunchPad, the Apple vs. Psystar Settlement, Comcast's new controlling interest in NBC, recent advancements in Chrome OS, Google's new public DNS service and talk with Bill Jensen, Senior Product Manager in Microsoft's Identity and Security Business Group about the newly announced Forefront TMG and UAG 2010 threat management and user access gateways.

December 4, 2009 by in Microsoft

The Waltham Pact: Where are the tangibles?

The Waltham Pact: Where are the tangibles?

 This week, Microsoft renewed their union with Novell, to the tune of an additional 100 million dollars in commitment to buy more SUSE Linux support certificates that it can sell to its customers. Dang, Ballmer, for that kind of cash, you can get your vows renewed in Vegas, with the REAL Elvis.

August 20, 2008 by in Microsoft