Top 10 Reasons to Consider a Third Party Virtualization Management Tool

August 4, 2009
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VMware, Microsoft and Citrix all include management tools with their offerings. Every enterprise customer of VMware, Microsoft and Citrix virtualization platforms typically uses the default management tools provided by the virtualization platform vendor. However, there are strong reasons to look beyond these tools, and consider offerings from vendors like Dynamic Ops, Embotics, Fastscale, Fortisphere, Hyper9,…

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vSphere enters Common Criteria testing.

August 3, 2009
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VMware vSphere has started its journey to Common Criteria certification,

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The Thrilla in California

July 30, 2009
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At this years Catalyst conference in San Diego a heavyweight championship match was laid on with Scott Drummonds of VMware in the red corner and Simon Crosby of Citrix in the blue one.

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Virtualizing High Performance Computing

July 29, 2009
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There have been a recent set of VMware Communities questions that have got me thinking about the prospect of virtualizing high performance computing (vHPC) and whether or not this is even practical, reasonable, and would give any gains to HPC. I think there are some gains to be made but with everything there are some…

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Cisco Uses Change and Innovation To Capture Marketshare

July 26, 2009
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I've often written about using change and disruption as a competitive weapon in business, but John Chambers, CEO of Cisco Systems, is the epitome of using change and disruption as a way to gain market share and outrun his competition. As stated in previous articles "change presents opportunities". The ability to adapt to change is…

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News: VMWorld 2009 Sunday Night Extravaganza

July 26, 2009
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Are you heading to VMWorld 2009? If so, you don't want to miss a great community-based event the night before things kick off on Monday. Please make sure that you RSVP for the event.

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