Virtualization

Learn how to manage and secure virtual environments, stay current on virtualization news, and discover best practices for getting the most out of desktop and server virtualization.

Docker introduces orchestration tools for large scale deployments

Docker Machine, Swarm and Compose can be used together to manage large Docker deployments

OpenStack Board Member Rob Hirschfeld on the impact of DevOps, SDN, Docker & more

Listen as RackN CEO and Crowbar Co-Founder Rob Hirschfeld shares his thoughts on hot topics for OpenStack in 2015.


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Desktop virtualization review: VMware Workstation vs. Oracle VirtualBox

VMware Workstation 11 has the edge in performance and polish, while VirtualBox 2.3.20 leads in platform support and price

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'Everyone's going container crazy'

Container technology is hot in the cloud computing market right now with many different vendors rolling out support for the open source technology.

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Avaya extends SDN offerings

Avaya this week extended its SDN arsenal with an architecture and supporting products designed to simplify enterprise connectivity and application provisioning.

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The world of containers doesn't end with Docker

The open-source app containerization startup has built up quite a bit of momentum, but it's still not entirely ready for enterprise.

Brocade acquires Riverbed ADC to bolster virtual delivery services

Brocade this week said it will acquire Riverbed Technology's SteelApp product line in an all-cash asset transaction.

Dell, EMC, VMware and others get giddy over converged infrastructure

What started as a small niche market has blossomed into a multi-billion dollar business with many of technology’s biggest players involved.

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Tintri VMstore review: Fast as flash, cheap as disk

Tintri's hybrid array delivers superfast storage and supersimple storage management for virtual machines.

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What is a Windows Hyper-V High Availability Cluster?

Windows Hyper-V has come a long way since Server 2008. Today it has some of the best features going for high availability and shared storage.

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Security concerns cloud federal data center overhaul

Government CIOs are in the midst of an ambitious effort to modernize their data centers, but consolidation, virtualization and the cloud bring fresh security challenges.

Windows 10 and the mystery of the missing cloud

Azure, one of the strongest cards in Microsoft's hand, was absent from the Windows 10 preview event

SDN start-up says it is best funded in industry

Pluribus Networks rounds up another $50M for a total of $95M.

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University of Maryland takes next steps with virtualization

With its storage and servers stabilized, the university is moving to the next level of virtualization. It’s readying a redundant off-site facility to protect its virtualized IT assets and plans to switch out its physical desktops for...

Citrix develops mouse to make iPads, iPhones more Windows friendly

The mouse uses Citrix's Receiver client to interact with remote Windows apps

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EMC shoots down break-up talk: 'We’re better together'

EMC President of products and marketing Jeremy Burton shot down calls for the company to split off VMware or RSA.

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Container wars: Interesting times ahead for Docker and its competitors

Docker's getting all the container headlines, but as we're going to see in 2015, there's a lot more to containers than just one company.

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Beware the Windows Hyper-V 2012 R2 upgrade

There are some very worthwhile features in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V R2, but it's a one way street for VM's after you upgrade.

Citrix aims to cut virtual desktop costs with next-gen XenServer

Version 6.5 offers better performance and improved GPU virtualization capabilities

Citrix buys Sanbolic to virtualize storage for VDI, app delivery

Sanbolic's software is designed to make data everywhere available when applications need it

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