Tell us your story – win a MacBook Air!

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As you start along the road to a virtualize data center — or enter into any enterprise technology project, for that matter — you realize that all the spreadsheets and powerpoint presentations are nothing compared to hearing from somebody who has actually implemented the solution in question. It’s one reason why going to a conference Read more...

VMware podcasts: quick listens on many topics

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I’ve got podcasts on the brain this week, which reminded me that VMware is producing a few nice podcast series as well. They are nicely produced and are a nice length (often 10 or 15 minutes). They don’t fall into the trap of being stiff and over-scripted, don’t have ads, and are very informative. Here Read more...

VMware Communities Roundtable podcast #1

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For your long weekend’s listening pleasure, we’re very pleased to present the very first episode of the VMware Communities Roundtable Each week, we’ll bring together experts and leaders from the VMware Communities and virtualization blogs to discuss the interesting topics in virtualization. Think of this as if it were a group meeting up at VMworld Read more...

Cross-platform virtualization with Transitive: VMworld.com Expert Session

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Transitive VP Ian Robinson holds court for the next two weeks over at VMworld.com at the Cross-platform Virtualization in the Enterprise Expert Session. Transitive does something quite interesting — they can dynamically translate from one machine architecture to another. This can be quite complementary to VMware and our flavor of virtualization. You can, for instance, Read more...

Microsoft’s Virtualization ROI/TCO Calculator gets a failing grade

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From our Virtual Reality blog. Link: Microsoft’s Virtualization ROI/TCO Calculator: Our Take | VMware: Virtual Reality. We Reviewed Microsoft’s ROI/TCO Model Some of you may have seen Microsoft’s recently released virtualization ROI/TCO calculator. Briefly, the model purports to offer an accurate cost/benefit comparison between Microsoft’s Hyper-V offering and a “Competitive Server Virtualization Solution” – gee Read more...