Articles By Jon Brodkin

Thousands of HTML5 tests planned by Web consortium

Thousands of HTML5 tests planned by Web consortium

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 scored an early public relations victory when the first round of HTML5 compatibility tests from the...

December 1st, 2010 Jon Brodkin
Microsoft issues first beta of ‘Denali’ SQL Server

Microsoft issues first beta of ‘Denali’ SQL Server

Microsoft on Tuesday will unveil the first developer preview of "Denali," the next major release of SQL Server, and will...

November 9th, 2010 Jon Brodkin
Half of VMware customers virtualize Microsoft Exchange

Half of VMware customers virtualize Microsoft Exchange

Half of VMware Corp.'s customer base is virtualizing Microsoft Corp. Exchange and 65 per cent virtualize SQL Server, but the majority of VMware customers...

October 5th, 2010 Jon Brodkin
SQL Server 2008 gets SharePoint integration

SQL Server 2008 gets SharePoint integration

Microsoft released the second service pack for SQL Server 2008 this week, with support for up to 15,000 database partitions,...

September 30th, 2010 Jon Brodkin
VMware could abandon anti-OS stance with Novell buy

VMware could abandon anti-OS stance with Novell buy

If VMware Inc. is on the verge of buying Novell's SUSE Linux operating system the virtualization giant could abandon its anti-operating system...

September 20th, 2010 Jon Brodkin
Vendor demonstrates insider attack on VMware ESX

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...

September 10th, 2010 Jon Brodkin
Microsoft issues service credits after cloud outage

Microsoft issues service credits after cloud outage

Microsoft has been forced to issue service credits to customers affected by recent problems accessing hosted Exchange and SharePoint services,...

September 10th, 2010 Jon Brodkin
VMware disses bare-metal desktop hypervisors

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...

August 31st, 2010 Jon Brodkin
EMC targets FISMA compliance in cloud networks

EMC targets FISMA compliance in cloud networks

EMC Corp. is developing technology to track and verify the location of virtual machines in cloud networks, potentially solving one of...

August 30th, 2010 Jon Brodkin
Citrix targets laptop security with new XenDesktop

Citrix targets laptop security with new XenDesktop

Citrix Systems Inc.'s next version of XenDesktop will automatically encrypt corporate data on employee-owned laptops and include a bare-metal client...

August 26th, 2010 Jon Brodkin