Virtualization

Cisco, VMware Collaborate on Network Virtualization

At VMworld 2011, Cisco and VMware introduced VXLAN (Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network), describing it as a breakthrough in network virtualization. VXLAN is a collaborative effort for an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) draft as a framework for overlaying virtualized layer 2 networks over layer 3 networks. Read More

VMworld 2011 News: EMC, VCE, CiRBA, Riverbed

EMC Boots 500 desktops in 5 minutes, VCE launches Vblock compliance solution, Riverbed (RVBD) says its Steelhead WAN optimization accelerates cloud replication, CiRBA announces DCI Control 7 for virtual infrastructures. Read More

VMware Launches Micro Cloud Foundry and vSphere 5

On Tuesday Vmware announced the beta availability of Micro Cloud Foundry, calling it the industry’s first open Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution. Cloud Foundry delivers access to frameworks and a rich ecosystem of application services from VMware, third parties and the open source community. Read More

Roundup: Oracle, Vyatta, PEER 1

Oracle unveils VM 3.0 server virtualization solution, Vyatta releases Network OS 6.3 with packages for Amazon Web Services and Red Hat KVM, PEER 1 completes certifications. Read More

Roundup: Sprint, Citrix, EMC

Sprint Nextel (S) to launch cloud services, Citrix (CTXS) closes acquisition of desktop virtualization company RingCube, EMC expands VMAX virtual data center. Read More

The How To of Virtualization Backup

The Inherent issue with the data center professional for the small to medium business (SMB) is the “many hats” syndrome. The SMB rarely has a specialized IT team and this leads to challenges in dealing with highly technical issues such as virtualized backup and recovery. Read More

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