VMware has armed its largest product release in company history. The server virtualization specialist looks to extend its lead over Microsoft and a host of other rivals with a revamp to its flagship product and a number of upgraded and new management packages. Beyond the product refreshes, VMware has also altered the way it sells […]
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VMware on Monday introduced a product bundle that it hopes will extend its lead in the virtualization software market. The company released VMware Infrastructure 3, a software suite combining VMware’s ESX Server product with VirtualCenter management tools, VMFS distributed file system software, the company’s Distributed Resource Scheduler, and its High Availability and Consolidated Backup tools. […]
Beta 2 is due in September, and RHEL 5 will ship in December. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 will enter beta testing in late July and ship in December, executives said Wednesday. Beta 1 of the server is slated to be available in late July and Beta 2 – which will incorporate the Fedora Core […]
New Cross-Virtualization Manager Unifies Management of Physical Servers and Virtual Machines from VMware, Xen, and Microsoft SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17 – Cassatt(R) Corporation, an innovator in providing enterprise software and services to enable agile IT infrastructures, today announced general availability of the Cassatt Collage(TM) Cross-Virtualization Manager (XVM). This product enables efficient and reliable server […]
The following is Gartner’s opinions around the Microsoft / Softricity deal. As always, they have a very interesting take of things and it is worth a read. Microsoft plans to buy Softricity and offer its virtualization technology to address application compatibility issues. But the technology could eventually support Windows Live, server virtualization and consumer markets. […]
May 25, 2006 — Data center automation software developer PlateSpin ( platespin.com ) announced on Tuesday it has released the consolidation planning module for PlateSpin PowerRecon, an automated analysis engine that determines the optimal fit between application workloads and server resources. The module takes hardware, software and performance information gathered by PowerRecon and automatically recommends […]
PlateSpin First-to-Market with Continuous Server Consolidation Product Suite; PlateSpin Delivers the Most Automated End-to-End Server Consolidation Solution on the Market
TORONTO – May 23, 2006 — PlateSpin today announced the general availability of the Consolidation Planning Module for PlateSpin PowerRecon, a completely automated analysis engine which determines optimal fit between application workloads and server resources. The Consolidation Planning Module takes hardware, software and performance information gathered by PlateSpin PowerRecon, and automatically recommends an optimal allocation […]
Microsoft appears to have done the improbable and pushed forward the release of its revamped server virtualization software. Redmond is currently in the midst of reworking its virtualization wares. It will throw out the Virtual Server product it currently sells in favor of bundling a layer of virtualization software known as a hypervisor with the […]
Microsoft is continuing its push toward server virtualization as a consolidation and migration strategy with the announcement on Monday of a strategic acquisition and two new product updates. The company announced the purchase of Softricity, a privately held, Boston-based developer of virtualization technology that works with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, formerly known as Server […]
VMware plans to announce imminent availability of its ESX Server 3 and VirtualCenter 2 platform, along with a new per-user pricing model during the first week of June, sources said. Sources close to the Palo Alto, Calif., virtualization giant said VMware plans to offer aggressive pricing on its ESX Server 3 and launch a new […]