Don't-Miss Virtualization Stories
MapR Technologies and VMware have collaborated to make it easier for enterprises to virtualize big data applications and get better support at the same time.
CERN is making the infrastructure that handles the data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) more flexible by upgrading it with OpenStack for virtualization and Puppet for configuration management.
Bromium's small virtual machines have been updated to protect users who send documents or connect to public wireless hotspots when on the move.
While the process to upgrade to the Windows 8.1 beta will be painless, there's a catch once the RTM version of Windows 8.1 drops.
Hitachi said Monday it will officially support Amazon Web Services as part of its cloud solution offerings, a victory for Amazon over rival Microsoft Azure.
Improvements to Nvidia's virtualization technology are aimed at turning graphics processors into a more important resource in data centers and could speed deployment of virtual desktops and delivery of data over the cloud.
While some progress has been achieved in getting virtual machines to run across different types of hypervisors, more work is still needed to bring them to the level of portability that enterprises are seeking, according to a study released by the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA).
In an effort to attract a more diverse set of contributors, enterprise software vendor Citrix has donated its open source Xen hypervisor to the Linux Foundation.
Houston, at Mobile World Congress, said there is a common pattern of thinking, whereby companies that build phones or networks believe that they can also build a cloud service and bolt it on to their existing offerings.
Users of Cisco's virtual desktop system will soon be able to chat with their colleagues using Jabber's HD instant messaging tool.
Some Dropbox users took to Twitter to vent their frustrations, post pictures and question whether Amazon Web Services was to blame.
With virtualization in Windows 8, you can create an app sandbox, run a test machine, launch a VHD appliance, and more.
Such a move would mean if you have songs saved to SkyDrive you could play them from any browser or mobile device, similar to how Google Play Music or Amazon Cloud Player work.
App-V 5.0 includes significant improvements to make virtualization a more appealing option for businesses.
What is certain is we are watching a migration taking place where on-premise computing is moving to off-premise computing.