- June 10, 2008
VMware offers rebranded Thinstall technology as ThinApps with new feature that lets virtual apps interact.
- June 09, 2008
IT administrators concerned about virtual desktop security can now set user access policies for XenDesktop using a security appliance.
- June 03, 2008
Microsoft's Oslo, Velocity and the Sync Framework are new platforms for Windows developers. What will they mean for IT managers?
- June 02, 2008
IT administrators can now access Microsoft's free Sysinternals diagnostic tools via a new service being tested by the vendor.
- May 28, 2008
Most companies don't have one IT manager in charge of buying all of the virtualization software, which could lead to lots of management inefficiencies.
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Sponsored by Dell - Many companies today are considering a move to the cloud. Organizations may believe that a hosted service, such as Office 365, will be easier and or cheaper to maintain than on-prem email. Also, Microsoft and other industry leaders may have influenced a move. Whatever the reason, moving to the cloud isn’t as easy as it appears and results are often mixed if you haven’t adequately prepared your Active Directory. See More
Sponsored by Juniper - Network architects have more choices than ever when it comes to data center switches. From emerging categories such as white box switches to new powerful cloud spine switches built on custom chip sets, networks can now be designed with maximum flexibility to address a diverse range of price/performance requirements. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Enterprise storage systems have evolved through four distinct stages. First, there were monolithic storage arrays. These gave way to modular SAN/NAS systems and distributed storage networks. Next, advanced software techniques led to storage virtualization, with storage volumes abstracted from the underlying physical devices. Finally, in the current era, cloud storage services have emerged that combine virtualization with unprecedented economies of scale. See More
- May 27, 2008
Microsoft's decision to use a refined Vista kernel for its next OS, Windows 7, is a smart business move. But does it help IT managers?
- May 22, 2008
Microsoft SVP Bob Muglia said Microsoft briefly considered licensing the open source hypervisor, Xen.
- May 21, 2008
Citrix extends its desktop strategy with the release of its desktop virtualization product XenDesktop.
- May 20, 2008
Hyper-V RC1 offers performance and security improvements.
- May 15, 2008
Microsoft aims to compete with big systems management vendors, but one analyst at Forrester Research says its role, though important, is complementary.
- May 13, 2008
VMware answers Microsoft's virtual management news with a wave of its own new management tools. One expert compares the two.
- May 06, 2008
Microsoft is releasing XP SP3 and Vista SP1 to those who are not using the retail management application software that caused the initial problem.
- May 02, 2008
It's still not clear whether desktop virtualization has any true value, but that may be because it's still early in the game.
- May 01, 2008
Microsoft hammers home the message of how it will use its own management platform to compete against virtualization powerhouse VMware.
- April 29, 2008
Enterprises want Microsoft to provide better support for Unix and Linux, as well as for its own products. System Center is moving in that direction.