A survey conducted by the IBM User Group SHARE has found that the use of virtualization technologies is spreading in a wide range of companies, however, respondents also say those deployments are largely in the early learning stages.
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Although still a relatively new technology, many analysts expect virtualization to become a dominant data center technology within three years. Here’s a look at three of the market’s leading vendors and their strategies.
Blog: Mel Duvall says software bugs are all too common these days, but it's not too often one threatens to bring down core enterprise systems and result in a personal apology from the software provider's chief executive. That is exactly what happened to VMWare this week.
Today’s technology savvy consumers will increasingly base their purchases of new vehicles on the “smart features” packed inside, such as voice-activated stereo and GPS systems, according to a study released this week by IBM.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Business software maker VMware Inc warned on Tuesday that 2008 revenue growth will fall short of expectations and said it has replaced its chief executive, sending its shares tumbling 30 percent.
If Microsoft developed a new Windows foundation, say Randall Stross in The New York Times, the company would enjoy advantages that Apple didn’t when it built OS X -- quad-core processing power and virtualization that would let older apps and peripherals "be use indefinitely with little or no performance penalty, making a clean start far easier for customers to accept."
Blog: Another sign that virtualization software is taking root in a wider range of corporations comes from career Web site Dice.com. Its latest marketplace trends report finds that technologists who are trained in particular in VMWare's products will find they are in high demand. A look behind the numbers.
Three CIOs—managing virtualization at various stages of deployment—detailed what it takes to truly succeed with virtualization during a CIOZone Livecast presentation on June 10. Now, this dynamic and informative discussion, which featured 1-800-Flowers.com CIO Steve Bozzo, Hudson Valley Bank CIO Howard Bruck, and Sesame Workshop CIO Noah Broadwater, is available for general viewing. (The Livecast is free, but you must register—which takes just seconds.)