vSphere News

  • VMware will integrate Intel's TXT security tech into vSphere 5.1

    Posted August 29, 2012 - 1:18 pm

    The latest version of VMware's vSphere cloud platform will integrate Intel's trusted execution technology (TXT), a Xeon server feature that provides a new layer of hardware-based security.
  • vCloud vs. vSphere: VMware explains security changes

    Posted August 28, 2012 - 3:56 pm

    In unveiling its VCloud suite at its annual conference this week, VMware took pains to explain how the security model for it differs significantly from that of its existing vSphere cloud computing virtualization operating system both in terms of functionality and naming conventions.
  • VMware Kills vRAM Pricing With vSphere 5.1

    Posted August 27, 2012 - 9:05 pm

    To cheers from the audience at VMworld 2012 , VMware's incoming CEO Pat Gelsinger announces that VMware is eliminating the vRAM entitlement that many customers say drove up prices and reduced flexibility.
  • VMware vSphere 5.1 includes backup, deduplication

    Posted August 27, 2012 - 9:04 pm

    VMware announced today that vSphere 5.1 includes backup capability complete with deduplication powered by EMC's Avamar software.
  • VMware vSphere 5.0 gets Common Criteria security clearance

    Posted May 30, 2012 - 9:30 pm

    VMware today said its virtual-machine infrastructure software, vSphere 5.0, has achieved certification under what's known as the Common Criteria program, a U.S.-supported international effort to test software in labs for security and general soundness in technical features.
  • Fired techie created virtual chaos at pharma company

    Posted August 16, 2011 - 7:14 pm

    Logging in from a Smyrna, Georgia, McDonald's restaurant, a former employee of a U.S. pharmaceutical company was able to wipe out 15 VMware host systems that were running e-mail, order tracking, financial and other services.
  • VMware to launch cloud infrastructure suite

    Posted July 12, 2011 - 1:38 pm

    Setting the stage for cloud deployments, VMware will update many of its core products and bundle them into an integrated release, called the Cloud Infrastructure Suite, the company announced Tuesday.
  • VMware ties disaster recovery to vSphere, lifting obstacle to adoption

    Posted October 5, 2009 - 1:22 pm

    VMware's Site Recovery Manager is now supporting vSphere, eliminating one of the obstacles preventing customers from upgrading to the latest version of VMware's virtualization platform.
  • VMware pulls trigger on vSphere 'cloud OS'

    Posted May 21, 2009 - 9:38 am

    After eight months of hype VMware has finally delivered the update to its core virtualization platform, announcing Thursday that vSphere 4 is generally available worldwide.
  • VMware to embed RSA security into vSphere 4

    Posted April 23, 2009 - 10:58 am

    VMware and RSA announced a strategic plan to embed RSA's data-loss prevention (DLP) and encryption technologies into VMware's new vSphere 4, virtualization software for the data center which will soon ship.
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