Introducing the VMware Ready Management Initiative

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Posted by Sushant Rao Sr. Technology Alliance Manager For years, we’ve been seeing that virtualization has become a major component of our customers’ datacenters.  As a result of the cost savings and improved management productivity compared to physical environments, they are standardizing on virtualization as a better way of computing. For most companies, their end-to-end Read more...

Tuesday Keynote – Paul Maritz – Will it be moist and chewy?

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[Updated many times, the latest Tuesday night.] Keynote webcast I’ll update this entry with coverage of Paul’s Tuesday keynote as it becomes available. virtualization.com liveblog (updated with excellent Q&A session notes) Scott Lowe liveblog Rich Brambley liveblog and Q&A session liveblog Ryan Marimon @ VMhero — with pix! Paul Kusnetzky @ ZDNet Dave Siles Yan Read more...

Keynote coverage lost somewhere in the cloud

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Because of a communications snafu (mine), we didn’t have Internet coverage in the Paul Maritz’s keynote this morning.  I expect keynote coverage to be available shortly. We’ll try the liveblogging thing again tomorrow. At least you don’t have to wait for the paper edition these days! Keynote webcasts are available here. Read more...

VMworld 2008 Monday last call

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As reported all over Twitter, wifi in the Venetian rooms is a bit overwhelmed by VMworldians, so we’ll keep this short, sweet, and text-based. Speaking of Twitter – after Paul’s general session tomorrow, he’s doing a Q&A. He will take several questions from Twitter, so ‘d vmworld’ and ask away. During the keynote you can Read more...

VMworld Monday grab-bag

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I see how it’s going to be this year. Crazy. Articles covering the VCD-OS announcement: Maureen O’Gara @ SYS-CON Media: VMware to Microsoft: Choke on My Dust. heh. Scott Ferguson @ eWeek:  VMware Adds Cloud, Desktop Infrastructure to its Virtualization Roadmap. Patrick Thibodeau @ ComputerWorld: VMware, virtualization rivals step into the ring at VMworld. Toon Read more...