The Virtualization Adoption Lifecycle: new blog vmMBA

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From VMware’s Gerod Carfantan, a new blog vmMBA, "Exploring the Business Side of Virtualization." Here’s an excerpt from his latest article: vmMBA.com: The Virtualization Adoption Lifecycle. Level 5 – "Business Transformation [2008]   This is the year of Business Transformation through virtualization.  Some organizations got a head start on Business Transformation in 2006-2007 through the Read more...

Can I have the Check, Please? | VMware: Virtual Reality

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Kenon Owens over at the new VMware: Virtual Reality blog takes on check box marketing. If you call something a "resource pool" if it’s really just a bulk configuration option? Is an initial placement of a VM the same as DRS? Or for that matter, is quick migration really the same as VMotion? Link: Can Read more...

Virtual desktop blog: VECD licensing brief

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A clarification about VECD licensing from Warren Ponder at the Virtual Desktop Blog. Warren is referring to Rich Brambley’s posting over at VM /ETC about The hidden cost of VDI – VECD. Note that in all of yesterday’s sound-and-fury from Microsoft, they did reduce the VECD license cost from $78 to $23 dollars. Link: VMware Read more...

Four reasons to switch to Fusion: new blog Virtual Reality

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VMware: Virtual Reality is a new group blog from VMware that covers virtualization technology and the virtualization landscape. Its motto: "Setting the Record Straight One Post at a Time." Mike DiPetrillo checks in after a hectic day at Macworld and gives us four reasons to switch over to VMware Fusion. (I was there and can Read more...

VMware and Thinstall: virtualized apps on your virtualized desktop

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Today we’re pleased to announce the acquisition of Thinstall and its agentless application virtualization technology. Here is VMware’s Warren Ponder on the significance on his Virtual Desktop Blog: Where VMware VDI enables organizations to break the bind between the Desktop OS and physical desktops systems. Thinstall allows organizations to break the bind of the Desktop Read more...