Hyper-V: Is R2 ready for primetime?

September 11, 2009
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Hyper-V: Is R2 ready for primetime?

We all know that Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V is around the corner and we are well aware of the majority of new features, but do they make it ready for the premier division. Ready to run head to head with the big boy?

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Is VMware trying to remake itself? To Compete with Microsoft?

September 10, 2009
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Is VMware trying to remake itself? To Compete with Microsoft?

With all the rebranding going on with VMware, I find it interesting that the new logo for VMware is similar to Microsoft's logo. A single name instead of the cool boxes they used to have. Did VMware's brand loose its focus while we were not watching? Is this why VMware is rebranding everthing? Is VMware…

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Hail the Microsoft RDS CAL-more than just a renamed TS CAL

September 9, 2009
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The Microsoft TS CAL has become the Microsoft RDS CAL. The change is not only in name, but in functionality and price. The most important new offering is the inclusion of an App-V license. This will make introducing Application Virtualization in Presentation Server more cost effective and may also impact on the choice of Application…

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Is Desktop Virtualization the Key to an Effective Windows 7 Migration?

September 8, 2009
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Layered operating system, application, personalization, and user data management approaches will be key to the migration to Windows 7 in the enterprise. Vendors like RingCube, MokaFive, Tranxition, Wanova and Unidesk should be investigated along with desktop virtualization initiatives as enterprises migrate to Windows 7.

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Disaster Recovery Maturity shown at VMworld 2009

September 7, 2009
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Veeam, Vizioncore, and PhD Virtual all showed there latest released products as well as the future products that integrate with VMware vSphere at much deeper levels that previously available, ala the VMware vStorage API. Talk was also about expanding their products into Microsoft Hyper-V as well as Citrix XenServer. This space has become so important…

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VMworld 2009 San Francisco

August 29, 2009
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TVP was at VMworld 2009 in San Francisco. While there we we published a running dialog on a forum that has since disappeared. Look for our twitter streams at a future VMworld!

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