Virtualization


Taking Stock: Microsoft's Virtual Powerplay

Just how favorably does Microsoft's Hyper-V compare to established products from VMWare, Virtual Iron, and Citrix?

Big Blue Gobbles up Plug-Compatible Mainframe Competitor

Expect PSI's technology to pop up elsewhere -- perhaps in a low-end POWER-based mainframe

HP Announces a Data-Center-in-a-Box Offering of Its Own

HP's POD is innovative and visionary, analysts say. In a world chock full of both innovation and vision, that's saying something.

Virtualization: Five Key Decisions You Must Make

You can increase your chances of success by answering these five questions early in your virtualization project.

File Virtualization Benefits and Best Practices

There’s more to virtualization than just getting the most from your server hardware.

Securing a Virtualized Environment

Risks, rewards, and best practices

Podcast: Appliance Virtualization

Can virtualization and appliance technology mix?



Backup and Recovery for Virtualized Environments

How to overcome challenges in protecting your virtualized environment

Virtual Servers and Storage: Truth or Dare

How many shops are really using server virtualization?

Virtualizing Disaster Recovery

Virtualization can be a boon to business continuity and disaster recovery planning -- provided you understand the risks

Hyper-V Continues on the Fast Track

Microsoft is pushing up delivery deadlines

VMware Supports BEA's Effort To Virtualize Java Apps

Project will allow BEA's Java applications to work within virtual environments created with VMware's tools

The Virtualization of I/O (Part 2 of 2)

In the second part of our discussion, we take a closer look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.

McAfee Adds Secure Virtualization Service

McAfee Foundstone Professional Services works on top of the security built into VMware's software

The Virtualization of I/O (Part 1 of 2)

As companies virtualize physical servers and provision processor and memory resources to specific virtual machines (VMs), delivering I/O to these VMs presents the next set of challenges. We examine these and look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.

Study Highlights Use, Challenges, and Future of Virtualization

Independent survey reveals gap between virtualization’s importance and IT’s confidence in managing it effectively

Virtual Servers, Real Snapshots

Creating state-consistent point-in-time snapshots is now possible in server virtualization environments

IBM, Sun Make Ambitious "Virtual" Announcements

Virtualization took center stage again last week, as both IBM and Sun unveiled ambitious new virtual offerings

Using Virtualization for Business Continuity and Availability

Many virtualization strategies can enable business continuity. The right solution depends on your environment and where you want to take it in the future.

Microsoft's Reveals its Virtualization Vision

VMWare might be far out in front, but don't count Microsoft out