Open source systems management ISV Zenoss will reveal this week a partnership with rPath that will enable it to deliver VMware appliances in the VMware marketplace.The Annapolis, Maryland software company released its first set of application, server and network management appliances – one a hardware appliance, and the other, a VMware-enabled software appliance-- in September.
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Red Hat-IBM partnership, launch of Open Virtual Alliance designed to advance adoption of KVM in the enterprise
OpenStack has amassed widespread support as the leading open source cloud platform stack. But some wonder if participation of new Gold members could undermine OpenStack's adoption in the enterprise sector.
Microsoft has announced plans for two new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) licenses.At the recent worldwide partner conference, the software giant said it would offer two VDI suite licenses beginning in the fourth quarter of 2009 that will integrate its various virtualization technologies at discount.
Xen.org has made available an updated hypervisor that offers a better toolset as well as greater scalability and improved integration of third party security applications.
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.
VMware is expanding its product lineup to ensure that its portfolio matches that of virtualization rivals Microsoft, Red Hat and Citrix -- and cloud providers. But is it a wise move?
SpringSource has announced a new lightweight edition of its open source application development and management server optimized for the virtual datacenter, cloud computing -- and VMware products, of course.VMware acquired SpringSource in September.
One open source consortia will announce plans this month for an OpenStack VDI stack to rival those of Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. Citrix last month unveiled Project Avalon based on CloudStack. Those plans, along with Dell's acquisition of Wyse this week, and VMware's acquisition of Wanova last month, signify a tipping point in the growing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) market.
VMware's latest open source project, Serengeti, aims to enable enterprise customers to deploy Hadoop clusters on vSphere. Decoupling Hadoop nodes from physical servers will make Hadoop components run more efficiently in virtual environments and in the cloud, one exec says