A tale of two data centers

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Dave Hitz, co-founder of Network Appliance, talks about two different data centers in his blog with different needs, one who has had success with VMware server consolidation, and the other who hasn’t virtualized because they are at full utilization and have good capacity management systems. The first punchline at the end of the article is Read more...

Diane Greene: ‘The operating system shouldn’t matter’

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‘The operating system shouldn’t matter’. SearchServerVirtualization.com: As we move to a highly virtualized environment, how does the role of the operating system change? Diane Greene: The operating system shouldn’t matter to the customer anymore. What matters to them is the service they’re getting and how stable [the OS] is and how well it runs. Once Read more...

Keep up with Planet V12n

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To keep up on all the happenings with VMware and the virtualization universe, be sure to bookmark our newest features here on VMTN, Planet V12n and Planet VMware. You’ll be up to date on all the latest industry and technology news with a quick daily glance. Only here on the VMTN Technology Network! Read more...

Q & A with Mendel Rosenblum

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Manek Dubash follows up his great VMworld recap with an interview with VMware co-founder Mendel Rosenblum: Q: What combination of factors has made virtualisation the hot topic of today? A: A lot of the excitement around virtualisation stems from problems in the current software environment – a combination of modern operating systems and applications. People Read more...

Sun’s desktop virtualization at VMworld

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Sun’s Warren Ponder was at VMworld and had so much traffic his voice gave out by day 2: The big buzz was unquestionably desktop virtualization. Diane Greene – President of VMware made it very clear in Tuesdays  keynote that desktop virtualization is happening now and taking off. I strongly recommend you visit VMware’s website and  Read more...