Dell’s new client-computing products offer more horsepower

SAN FRANCISCO — The WMworld conference is all about removing the burden of IT operations from hardware and putting it on software. Dell Inc. took advantage of this week's show here to release several new

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

VMware debuts EVO:RAIL converged infrastructure appliances

SAN FRANCISCO — Converged infrastructure systems from major vendors that combine server/networking/storage into one chassis are often huge appliances aimed at large enterprises -- think of HP's ConvergedSystems or VCE's vBlocks. VMware has decided to make converged

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Vendor demonstrates insider attack on VMware ESX

VMware Inc.’s ESX hypervisor could let IT staff steal sensitive data by abusing administrative access, particularly if customers fail to implement role-based access controls, the security vendor BeyondTrust Software Inc. argued at the

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

VMware disses bare-metal desktop hypervisors

 VMware Inc. is claiming it doesn't need to deliver on its promise of a bare-metal desktop hypervisor, but says that if it does choose to release a so-called Type 1 client hypervisor it would

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Citrix exec on the VMLogix acquisition

As the VMWorld virtualization and cloud computing conference kicked off in San Francisco Monday, Citrix Systems Inc. announced its acquisition of virtualization automation and management provider VMLogix Inc.The acquisition will accelerate the company’s

Published on: August 30th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Microsoft won’t showcase Hyper-V at VMworld

For the second straight year Microsoft Corp.  won't bother showcasing its primary virtualization technology at VMworld Inc., because it believes the conference's sponsor and exhibitor agreement prevents vendors from demonstrating products that compete against VMware.Microsoft appears

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Jon Brodkin

VMworld: VMware launches SMB and capacity tools

VMware Inc. is opening its sixth annual user conference on Monday with a free beta virtualization tool for small and medium-sized businesses, along with a set of tools to make it easier for

Published on: August 31st, 2009 Shane Schick

Conference catchup: VMWorld 2008

Virtualization vendor VMware Inc. gained expertise quickly in crowd control when 14,000 people showed up to its annual conference in Las Vegas. While vendors like Symantec, Cisco, Left Hand, Brocade, Red hat, Third

Published on: September 18th, 2008 Greg Meckbach