July, 2009

  • Microsoft Takes Virtualization Game To Next Level

    With our Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) going on this week, there have been some big announcements on Microsoft Virtualization. I’ll probably post some highlights at weeks end but here is a Channel Web article on how some non-Microsoft people see...
  • Virtualization: Challenging VMware's dominance

    Here is an article from Washington Technology that talks about the challenges that VMware faces from competition, not just Microsoft. One interesting line from the article comes from Dave McCrory of Hyper9 that said “"People are looking to have mixed...
  • How can VMware compete in the desktop space?

    Recently, Brian Madden made a blog posting about the whole Desktop Virtualization space and the main competitors. While the headline is eye catching, the posting is very well written and even the comments posted are a good read. Definitely food for thought...
  • Free tools from Microsoft for Green IT

    I'm back from the holiday weekend. I saw this great post on a number of free tools we make available here at Microsoft, to make things easier for IT. http://www.infoworld.com/d/windows/no-cost-help-virtualization-and-green-it-720 Ther eare some...
  • Virtualization No Panacea for Data Recovery

    Another interesting post on how Virtualization impacts DR/HA. http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Data-Storage/Survey-of-IT-Execs-Virtualization-No-Panacea-for-Data-Recovery-832514/ I think a lot of people just assume that once you virtualize systems, that...
  • Will VMware become the next Novell?

    I know that’s a provocative headline but I didn’t write it. It comes from this blog post http://blogs.gartner.com/david_cappuccio/2009/06/30/just-a-thought-will-vmware-become-the-next-novell/ I think David raises some interesting questions and perspectives...