Imagine data transfers at 2GB per second. Simple, right? Now, imagine that transfer happening in a virtualized environment that leverages SMB 2.2 multichannel and RDMA. Yeah, we thought that'd make you smile.
Microsoft's new extensible virtual switch in Hyper-V 3.0 for Windows Server 8 has already been implemented by 5nine, Broadcom, Cisco, inMon and NEC, among others.
Microsoft said it took some engineering savvy to include Hyper-V in the upcoming Windows 8 OS.
As an answer to VMware's licensing changes for vSphere 5, Microsoft has been highlights its more cost-effective cloud marketing message.
Microsoft announced that its Windows Thin PC solution has reached its release-to-manufacturing milestone, with general availability expected on July 1.
Open signups began today for Microsoft's community evaluation program (CEP) for testing the beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 (SCVMM 2012).
Microsoft announced support for a popular Linux distribution to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
- By Michael Domingo
Your skills working with Microsoft Hyper-V won't translate over to just any hypervisor. So, here's what you'll need to know to get up to speed with VMware's ESXi 4.
According to an announcement by Microsoft today, the release candidate (RC) version of its Windows Thin PC (WinTPC) solution is available to the public.
Manage the whole VMware infrastructure from PowerShell. Yes, you heard right; it can be done.
- By Jeffery Hicks
Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 can't perform server virtualization using Intel's Core vPro processors -- unless SP1 is also applied.
Dell announces two-year initiative to build out datacenters to provide customers with capabilities to create public and private cloud resources.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
A new update for Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 R2 allows shared block storage in storage area networks with the use of iSCSI Protocol.
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.