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VM-based storage platform scales out to multiple sites

Businesses that want their storage organized around virtual machines will get more hardware options and greater scalability later this year from Tintri, a startup that specializes in VM-based storage.

Hybrid hijinks: How to install Android on your PC

Interested in learning what all the hubbub about Android-powered laptops is about, but unwilling to drop hundreds of bucks to sate your curiosity? Give Android a whirl on your PC for free.

VMware releases Fusion 6 to support OS X Mavericks, Windows 8.1

VMware has released the latest version of Fusion, its app for running Windows and other OSes on your Mac. Its chief focus: support the latest versions of OS X and Windows

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VMware's virtualization quest could help shake up storage, too

The company is pitching several upcoming storage technologies at VMworld alongside its NSX network hypervisor.

Citrix integrates Netscaler with VMware's network virtualization platform

Citrix Systems will use its NetScaler Control Center for VMware to manage NetScaler functionality within virtualized networks that use VMware's NSX platform.

HP, Juniper to help VMware take on networks with NSX

VMware's big splash in software-defined networking with its NSX network hypervisor comes with partnerships already in place to flesh out its virtual networks.

VMware sets sites on network virtualization

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger used his opening keynote speech at the company's annual VMworld conference to emphasize plans to virtualize networks with the aim of achieving the success in virtualizing servers.

VMware adds networking, storage to its virtual data center stack

At the kick-off of its annual VMworld user conference, being held this week in San Francisco, VMware will fill in more layers of its software stack for running its envisioned software defined data center (SDDC).

Rackspace hosts VMware management with new dedicated server

The introduction of Rackspace's hosted Dedicated VMware vCenter Server will allow IT staff to control their VMware environments from a data center run by the vendor.

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Dell Foglight vanquishes zombie VMs

With an update to its Foglight for Virtualization software package, Dell can now help organizations rid their systems of resource-sucking zombie virtual machines.

Oracle trots out virtualization appliance, taking on NetApp and EMC

Oracle has joined the market for pre-integrated systems intended to ease the process of setting up and managing a virtualized compute environment.

Teradici ups virtual desktop performance with caching and GPUs

The 2.3 driver release of Teradici's PCoIP Hardware Accelerator will be available on August 20 as a free download.

New version of Citrix XenClient lets users install apps

The latest version of Citrix Systems' XenClient offers better integration with its other desktop virtualization offerings and more user personalization, as the vendor hopes to make the bare-metal hypervisor more popular among road warriors.

Oracle's next 'engineered system' to involve virtualization

Oracle is preparing to roll out the latest member of its family of "engineered systems" that combine software and hardware, with the upcoming product focused on virtualization.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Reflects the Growing Trend of Working Remotely

Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview, with features aimed at making BYOD and virtualization easier for SMBs.