News: VMware buys the network in $1.26B Nicira acquisition

July 24, 2012
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VMware100x30

VMware announced its biggest ever bet yesterday buying up virtual networking startup Nicira for $1.26B.

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The Software Defined Data Center

July 23, 2012
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Software.Defined.Data.Center

The software defined data center may be VMware's strategy for bringing the economics of public cloud computing to enterprise data centers - in an enterprise credible manner. If successful this will change the enterprise computing landscape, and set up the ultimate battle with the public cloud computing vendors.

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Citrix release XenClient Enterprise 4.1: revolution or evolution in desktop virtualisation for laptops

July 20, 2012
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Citrix XenClient Enterprise 4.1, first full release since the Virtual Computer acquisition. How does 4.1 compare with previous versions? How has NxTop been utilised? FlexCast missed corporate laptops, does XenClient give an enterprise desktop virtualization platform for laptops?

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Maritz/Gelsinger – Virtualization and the Cloud Diverging?

July 19, 2012
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CloudComputing

The management changes at VMware mean that virtualization and the cloud are diverging and that EMC is increasing its focus on both. Having Paul Maritz as Chief Strategist at EMC means that is vision will continue to permeate both efforts, while their operational separation will mean that both can succeed without being encumbered by the…

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VMware’s Executive Shuffle! Maritz Out and Gelsinger In

July 18, 2012
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VMware100x30

VMworld 2012 is right around the corner and the time leading up to the conference is usually the time major announcements are made about new technology and/or new products to strike interest in different technologies that will be presented at the conference. Today a different kind of announcement has been made, in that Paul Maritz…

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Microsoft’s Three Pronged Windows Azure Strategy

July 17, 2012
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ITasaService

The combination of Microsoft's own Azure cloud, Service Provider offered Azure Clouds, and Azure services in Windows Server 2012 creates a formidable Windows Azure strategy. Someone once said that it takes Microsoft three tries to get something right. Well here comes Hyper-V 3 along with Windows Server 2012, and a whole bunch of new Azure…

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