VMware today announced a new market direction involving the mobile telecom market: VMware will target mobile phone makers and their partners with a new bare-metal hypervisor optimized for telecom applications.
Thinking of migrating to SQL Server 2008? Here are some features that might just push you to do it.
Microsoft has introduced a new Windows server component to seamlessly connect Active Directory users to Microsoft-based services and other services residing in the Internet cloud.
- By Jim Barthold
To recognize the dynasties in our annual Readers' Choice competition, <i>Redmond</i> is introducing the "Triple Crown," a new award for products that have won (at least) three Readers' Choice honors in a row.
Office users soon will be able to open, create and edit files using "lightweight" hosted versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, Microsoft announced.
- By Herb Torrens
A startup company called MagCloud.com is currently using Windows Azure, the new Microsoft "cloud operating system" supporting software as a service applications and storage.
Microsoft on Tuesday showed off a pre-beta version of Windows Server 2008 R2 at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles.
One of the most closely tracked companies on Wall Street's radar screen did not disappoint expectations with reported revenues for the third quarter of $472 million, a 32 percent increase achieved under increasingly difficult market conditions.
Microsoft released System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (VMM 2008), the second major component of its virtualization strategy.
An IDC study released on Thursday depicted a slowing worldwide market for virtualized servers.
- By Herb Torrens
Citrix took another step forward in its quest to push the envelope for virtualization interoperability by releasing a technology preview of Project Kensho, the company's multi-hypervisor toolkit that allows ISVs and IT managers to develop portable virtual machine (VM) appliances.
IT support teams can take a lesson from consumer grumblings about the commercial airline industry, says one keynote speaker at TechMentor Las Vegas.
When attempting to migrate a 64-bit VM from Windows 2008 Hyper-V into Virtual Server 2005 R2 running on 32-bit hardware...
Migration to virtualization won't be the quick transition that some technology evangelists have predicted, according to recent surveys by two IT security companies.
- By Jabulani Leffall
The Microsoft Learning Group is in the midst of beta testing a new exam for Systems Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008.
- By Michael Domingo
Microsoft Office pioneer Charles Simonyi, PhD, will visit space for the second time in the spring of 2009, according to Space Adventures, a Virginia-based company that organizes flights for private space explorers.</
- By Herb Torrens
Amazon announced on Wednesday that it is conducting a private beta test of Microsoft's server products running on Amazon's hosted computing platform, which is called Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
AppSense Ltd. announced a desktop virtualization marketing deal with IT services company CSC, based in Falls Church, Va.
Microsoft has been sending signals to investors this week amidst a U.S. economy teetering on the edge of a major financial meltdown.
Technology executives are turning to virtual systems to lower costs and reduce energy costs, but issues with the technology remain, according to a survey which also found companies struggling with service and power consumption issues.
- By Kathleen Hickey