Beta version of Virtual Machine Manager adds Server App-V, which lets Windows apps not designed for Windows Azure to work on Microsoft's cloud platform.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Customers who use MDOP can now download the latest version that includes updated virtualization tools.
A beta test version of Microsoft's latest virtual machine management portal for IT pros and datacenter managers was announced on Monday.
A Microsoft official briefly noted on Thursday that Microsoft is planning two new options for IT organizations using Windows 7 -- but the catch is that Software Assurance (SA) licensing needs to be in place.
Microsoft Wednesday released Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to its equipment manufacturing partners.
Microsoft's virtualization IT Pro certification covers a very wide area, so don't take it with gaps in your knowledge.
- By Paul Schnackenburg
Two entries in this month's security update, released Tuesday, blocks Windows 7 users from connecting to VMware's View Connection Servers, according to a VMware security bulletin.
Microsoft outlined desktop virtualization tips late last week that IT pros and developers can use to test the compatibility of their Web sites on a single PC.
Version 5.5 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit was released early this week.
Microsoft today announced that the release candidate of Service Pack 1 for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 is now available.
The release candidate version of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 can now be downloaded.
Microsoft today announced a partnership deal with Cloud.com to help integrate Microsoft's proprietary hypervisor into the OpenStack project.
Software security provider Symantec commissioned a study on Windows 7 migration experiences that was published this month.
Microsoft on Tuesday released a new beta test version of its desktop virtualization solution for organizations.
Citrix Systems is on the move yet again, virtually speaking, having formed a desktop virtualization partnership with Cisco Systems.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Microsoft last week described a different way to use desktop virtualization to maintain legacy applications and still move users to Windows 7.
Microsoft is at VMworld in San Francisco this week, but it can't show off its Hyper-V virtualization product because it competes with VMware's products.
Microsoft calls Windows 7 its "fastest selling" operating system, but the new OS may represent increased costs and greater logistical pain for IT shops over the next two years.
A flaw with curious name, "binary planting," grows out of iTunes on Windows. There's a workaround for that.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Plus: Security Essentials 2 beta releases this week; XP 2 security trick; Facebook scams growing.
- By Jabulani Leffall