VMware invests US$ 30 million in Puppet

VMware invests US$ 30 million in Puppet

Virtualization software company VMware Inc. grabbed the lion’s share of venture capital investment today in Puppet Labs by plunking no...

January 23rd, 2013

Patch released for VMware vulnerability

Patch released for VMware vulnerability

Cloud and virtualization software company VMware Inc., has released a patch for a security flaw in its servers that could...

December 20th, 2012 Nestor E. Arellano

IBM uses ‘virtual doorman’ to lock down cloud

IBM uses ‘virtual doorman’ to lock down cloud

IBM Corp. has developed a new rootkit-detection system designed to make it easier to detect malicious attacks on virtualized data...

October 21st, 2010 Robert MacMillan

Virtual machines need defragging too

Virtual machines need defragging too

Weighing in on a seemingly perennial question asked by system administrators, IT research firm Osterman Research is recommending that virtual machines...

September 27th, 2010 joab jackson

Microsoft vs. VMware: Who’s better at disaster recovery?

Microsoft vs. VMware: Who’s better at disaster recovery?

Disaster recovery has become table stakes in the world ofserver virtualization. Any good virtualization platform these days will find away...

August 16th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

U of T ‘SnowFlock’ project tackles VM management

U of T ‘SnowFlock’ project tackles VM management

TORONTO – Computer science students at the University of Toronto are developing an “easy button” for cloud computing, a delete...

November 17th, 2009 Shane Schick

Startup to virtualize memory and share it across servers

Startup to virtualize memory and share it across servers

A virtualization start-up in stealth mode says it will offer technology that aggregates memory and shares it across servers, improving...

January 14th, 2009 Jon Brodkin

Virtualization: 2008 trends and 2009 predictions

Virtualization: 2008 trends and 2009 predictions

Virtualization has had a big year—from Microsoft Corp.’s entry into the game to the growing desktop virtualization market, more IT...

December 14th, 2008 Briony Smith

The security benefits of cloud computing

The security benefits of cloud computing

As cloud computing becomes the hot new market for IT vendors, observers have been quick to seize on the security...

October 6th, 2008 Dave Webb