Virtualization

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

Roundup: MapR, Dell, EMC

MapR licenses EMC Greenplum enterprise Hadoop, Dell expands virtualization portfolio with Virtual Lab 2.0 and thin client offerings, new EMC solutions for Citrix Desktop. Read More

Open Virtualization Alliance Formed

A consortium of tech companies announced the formation of the Open Virtualization Alliance Tuesday to foster the adoption of open virtualization technologies, including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). Read More

Case Studies on Data Center Virtualization

Ongoing power and cooling costs are forcing many data center operators to look for ways to reduce costs and tackle the complexity of their legacy IT infrastructures. One way many organizations attack this problem, as highlighted in this white paper from HP is to consolidate the existing number of systems, using virtualization. Read More

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