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VMware Users Testing Hyper-V and Xen – Few Defections to Date

December 10, 2009
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75% of users report using VMWare today, and nearly 2/3rds report having tested an alternative hypervisor with Microsoft Hyper-v and Citrix Xen most often mentioned. Of those who have tested an alternative, 27% plan to use the it, while an additional 20% report that they may use it. Only 2% of VMware customers plan to…

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Virtualization Related SSL MiTM Attack, chances?

December 9, 2009
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There has been quite a bit of discussion between myself, Tim Pierson, and other with respect to SSL man-in-the-middle attack possibilities within the virtual environment. But what are the chances that such an attack will happen, or that someone would know how to perform the attack? What does the attack depend upon?

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Vertical Integration Returns – Impact on VMware

December 2, 2009
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There are two very recent vendor initiatives that hearken back to the days of single vendor tightly integrated systems. The first is Oracle's pending acquisition of Sun. The second example which has potentially far more impact upon VMware is the recently announced EMC/Cisco Vblocks.

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EMC/Cisco/VMware Vblock Reference Architecture – Some Storage Details Finally Emerge for Vblock 1

December 1, 2009
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The problem is that neither VMware, nor any disk array vendor has explicitly announced support for it.

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EMC/Cisco/VMware vBlock – The Data Center Virtualization Perspective

November 30, 2009
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EMC/Cisco/VMware vBlock – The Data Center Virtualization Perspective

Well the cat is well and truly out of the bag now, after several months of serious courting and getting caught behind the bike shed a few time, the worse kept secret in IT has arrived. Cisco, EMC, and VMware have entered into a joint venture arrangement called V-block, so what is it and how…

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News: Systancia launches AppliDis Fusion 4

November 27, 2009
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Systancia announce the launch of AppliDis Fusion 4, their first solution that incorporates both application and desktop virtualisation in a single product with management through a single web console. AppliDis Fusion 4 joins solutions such as Ericom's Powerterm Webconnect and Quest Provision's vWorkspace to offer solution that gives simplified management of typical agile workspace solution…

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User Installed Applications – Dream or Nightmare?

November 20, 2009
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A corporate desktop application installation is far from the consumer experience of adding an application to say your iPhone. What is the impact of enabling User Installed Applications in a virtualised environment - is it a compliance nightmare.

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EMC Hints at Storage Technology Breakthrough in VMworld Demo

November 10, 2009
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This technique operates completely transparent to the vSphere environment, as only a single LUN is presented to the two hosts. So a single vMotion and a “logical” storage vMotion (actually hyper-speed synchronous dual write) are combined into a single vMotion which only takes a few minutes or seconds to execute.

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VMware Player – still no threat to VirtualBox

November 9, 2009
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VMware Player is becoming more directly comparable to VirtualBox, and a possible competitor given VMware's marketing dollars. However we anticipate both products will co-exist in the marketplace.

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