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VMware Lab Manager coming to a QA dept near you

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Today we announced the public beta of VMware Lab Manager 2.4 (formerly known as Akimbi Slingshot). Lab Manager is part of the VMware Software Lifecycle Automation (VSLA) solutions group. Great things will emerge from this group; first out is Lab Manager. I’ve been working on the closed beta for a premier beta costumer, and this Read more...

Get Your Schwag On

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The VMware Company Store opened up today with the requisite shirts, bags, books, toys, usb drives, and the like. Inventory is moving fast, so I’d advise checking things off your shopping list early. Read more...

Partner Day begins

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Today is Partner Day at VMworld. One of VMware’s particular strengths is its ecosystem, and today over 1400 VMware technology and channel partners are meeting. The blogger at storageczar Rich Bocchinfuso at GotITSolutions.org is blogging on the scene, and of particular interest are his notes on this morning’s session on the Lab Manager and its Read more...

More on Vista licensing

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From David Berlind, more on licensing and Vista. We’re down in the legal weeds at this point, so if you’re getting overwhelmed, just wait till the dust settles.  I predict that at some point Microsoft will have to give on this — virtualization is just too powerful and useful to keep bottled up in enterprise Read more...

Diane Greene’s Fireside Chat

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Diane Greene will be speaking at Tuesday morning’s keynote at VMworld. A few weeks back, here’s what SKMurphy took home from Diane’s talk at TiE. At VMworld, she’ll be speaking about virtualization, but TiE is an entrepreneurial association, and so her remarks were more on building VMware the company (which, by the way, is a Read more...