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  • Blog Post: Complaints about vSphere upgrade pricing

    This is a follow-up to post that I last made on whether customers should upgrade to vSphere. One of the big things in vSphere is the new Enterprise Plus SKU, which is a cost upgrade for all existing ESX customers. This news posting details the issues surrounding the pricing to upgrade to vSphere. It...
  • Blog Post: Limitations with vSphere Fault Tolerance

    One of the touted new features of vSphere is the inclusion of a Fault Tolerance (FT) capability. As with many solutions, it's a catch-all solution to having highly available VMs. This blog post just covers some of the limitations around using the FT solution. http://vmjunkie.wordpress.com/2009/06...
  • Blog Post: News: Pricing Comparisons, Red Hat, and More

    Hello everyone! It’s been a little bit of time since I last posted but I promise to post more regularly, as soon as I get back from my vacation in Hawaii :). This week, I wanted to cover some new news and some items I tweeted about but didn’t blog. I wrote a new post, Virtualization Reality...
  • Blog Post: Cutting through the FUD: Facts you should know about Hyper-V and System Center

    For those who follow this blog, you have noticed that the blog is much more about Microsoft Virtualization and why you should use it and less about what is negative with the competition. While I do write and make comparisons with VMware, my goal is to promote Microsoft Virtualization. Still, when...
  • Blog Post: Security Considerations with Virtualization

    I think this article asks some good questions about how to implement security in Virtualization and whether small code means more security. http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/top-security-concerns-in-virtualization-environment-603
  • Blog Post: vSphere upgrade gives pause for thought

    A lot of customers I've been talking to are really starting to recognize that the upgrade to vSphere is not just a simple version upgrade. It's really something to be evaluated and considered before making the decision. I saw this blog article that gives some good things to consider relative to an upgrade...
  • Blog Post: 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 but for me, his last paragraph is the...