EMC VMware - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21994 en VMware preps public cloud-powered disaster recovery as a service http://www.infoworld.com/t/disaster-recovery/vmware-preps-public-cloud-powered-disaster-recovery-service-240545?source=rss_emc_vmware <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/vmware_hp_pod.jpg" alt="VMware preps public cloud-powered disaster recovery as a service" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Continuously available recovery is typically thought of as a luxury that only larger businesses can afford, since they're the ones who can fork over the cash for a separate data center.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center EMC VMware Disaster Recovery Hybrid Cloud Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:44:11 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240545 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware to extend Horizon beyond virtual desktop infrastructure http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/vmware-extend-horizon-beyond-virtual-desktop-infrastructure-240210?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>VMware will release in July a new version of its Horizon VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) software that will allow administrators to manage VDI and non-VDI deployments in a unified manner, by using multiple VMware technologies.</p> <p>"We are extending VMware Horizon beyond VDI, to be able to do virtual desktops," said Sumit Dhawan, VMware vice president and general manager of desktop products and end-user computing.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Virtual Desktop Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:23:46 +0000 admin 240210 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware one-ups Amazon for Windows desktops as a service http://www.infoworld.com/t/virtual-desktop/vmware-one-ups-amazon-windows-desktops-service-238072?source=rss_emc_vmware <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/vmware_hp_pod.jpg" alt="VMware one-ups Amazon for Windows desktops as a service" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If VMware <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/chrome-os/google-and-vmware-advance-plans-the-death-of-the-desktop-236258">teaming up with Google</a> to deliver Windows desktops to Chromebooks via VMware Horizon View didn't hammer the fina Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows Virtualization EMC VMware Amazon Web Services Microsoft Windows Hybrid Cloud Virtual Desktop Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:22:15 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238072 at http://www.infoworld.com When tech titans join forces: The verdict on 6 big mergers http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/when-tech-titans-join-forces-the-verdict-6-big-mergers-237613?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>Batman and Robin. Siskel and Ebert. Great Britain and the United States in World War II. Cookie dough and ice cream. Usually, when two distinct entities join together, they form one opposable force.</p> <p>Or do they? While there are major success stories to be found when two large tech companies come together, there's a Time Warner-AOL fiasco for every Oracle-Sun combination.</p> The Industry Standard Dell EMC VMware Facebook Google Hewlett-Packard (HP) Yahoo M&A Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:06:25 +0000 admin 237613 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware's Virtual SAN to address software-defined storage http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/vmwares-virtual-san-address-software-defined-storage-236912?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>VMware has been talking for the last couple of years about the ongoing evolution and transformation of the enterprise infrastructure into a <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/download-the-software-defined-data-center-digital-spotlight-221420">software-defined data center</a> (SDDC). As part of that discussion, the company said it is focusing on three key strategies in 2014: end-user computing, software-defined data center, and hybrid cloud, which VMware called a seamless extension of the SDDC into the public cloud.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Server Virtualization Cloud Storage Storage Virtualization Private Cloud Storage Virtualization Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:21:37 +0000 David Marshall 236912 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware releases vSphere Mobile Watchlist for Android and iOS smartphones http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/vmware-releases-vsphere-mobile-watchlist-android-and-ios-smartphones-236471?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>According to a recent <a href="http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24645514" target="_blank">research report from analyst firm IDC</a>, the worldwide smartphone market reached a new milestone in 2013, having shipped 1 billion smartphones in a single year for the first time. To put that number into perspective, it represents a new smartphone device in the hands of every seventh inhabitant on the planet.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Android Server Virtualization iOS Mobile Apps Free Tools Systems Management Smartphones Mobile Technology Virtualization Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:37:07 +0000 David Marshall 236471 at http://www.infoworld.com Which vendors will be on target in the era of New IT http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/which-vendors-will-be-target-in-the-era-of-new-it-234403?source=rss_emc_vmware <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/bulls-eye.jpg" alt="Which vendors will be on target in the era of New IT" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Chris Boswell</p></em></div> Applications Big Data Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Data Center Mobile Technology Amazon.com Apple AT&T Dell EMC VMware Google Hewlett-Packard (HP) IBM Microsoft Oracle Salesforce.com Samsung SAP Symantec Verizon Big Data BlackBerry IT Management Service-oriented Architecture IaaS iOS SaaS Cloud Computing Mobile Technology Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 234403 at http://www.infoworld.com Google and VMware advance plans for the death of the desktop http://www.infoworld.com/t/chrome-os/google-and-vmware-advance-plans-the-death-of-the-desktop-236258?source=rss_emc_vmware <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/SustainIT-hp.jpg" alt="Google and EMC VMware advance plans for the death of the desktop" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>No question about it, the PC is taking a backseat to mobile tech in both the consumer and business worlds. But some companies can't part completely with Windows because of issues like legacy apps or existing workflows.</p> Mobile Technology Virtualization EMC VMware Google Application Virtualization Chrome OS Virtual Desktop Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:42:08 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236258 at http://www.infoworld.com HP expands OneView into VMware environs http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/hp-expands-oneview-vmware-environs-236006?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>Hewlett-Packard is expanding the scope of its <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/hp-brings-converged-infrastructure-smarts-its-servers-227546">OneView</a> infrastructure management console, releasing a OneView plug-in that should help system administrators more efficiently manage their VMware vCenter operations with OneView functionality.</p> <p>"A lot of people use vCenter and find it very effective, and it would be foolish for us not to provide value there," said Brad Kirby, HP group manager for converged systems.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Hewlett-Packard (HP) Server Virtualization Middleware Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:43:49 +0000 admin 236006 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware plays up network virtualization momentum in 2014 http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/vmware-plays-network-virtualization-momentum-in-2014-235515?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>VMware recently announced what it described as a very strong finish in Q4, ending the company's 2013 fiscal year on a high note. VMware's total revenue for 2013 was $5.2 billion, up 17 percent (excluding <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/paas/vmware-spinoff-pivotal-launches-next-gen-cloud-dev-platform-230646">Pivotal</a> and divestitures) year over year.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center Networking Virtualization EMC VMware Server Virtualization Cloud Computing Data Center Networking Virtualization Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:34:22 +0000 David Marshall 235515 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware acquires AirWatch to boost mobile management http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/vmware-acquires-airwatch-boost-mobile-management-234754?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>EMC VMware has reached a deal to acquire mobile management specialist AirWatch for $1.54 billion, as it aims let users manage PCs, mobile devices, and applications using its products.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard EMC VMware M&A Mobile Apps Mobile Device Management (MDM) Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:32:26 +0000 admin 234754 at http://www.infoworld.com Big data analytics star in VMware vCenter Log Insight 1.5 update http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/big-data-analytics-star-in-vmware-vcenter-log-insight-15-update-234023?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>Over the last 10 years, <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/top-10-benefits-server-virtualization-177828">server virtualization</a> has solidified itself as a key component to shrinking the hardware footprint of the modern data center. However, what hasn't decreased during this process of consolidation is the amount of data created on a daily basis from the devices, the physical servers, the virtual machines, and the operating systems and applications that live on each of these instances. In most of these cases, the data has become magnified.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Big Data Server Virtualization Data Visualization Log Analysis Private Cloud Cloud Computing Virtualization Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:30:00 +0000 David Marshall 234023 at http://www.infoworld.com Cisco teams with VMware, Citrix to counter Amazon's new cloud-based desktop http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/cisco-teams-vmware-citrix-counter-amazons-new-cloud-based-desktop-232897?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>The trio of Cisco, VMware and Citrix are teaming up to provide a new cloud-based desktop as a service (DaaS) offering aimed mostly at service providers. The move comes just weeks after Amazon Web Services announced its foray into the DaaS market, and could signal a wave of new DaaS offerings in the market early next year. &nbsp;</p> Cloud Computing Cisco Systems EMC VMware Amazon Web Services Virtual Desktop Managed Services Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:55:32 +0000 admin 232897 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: VMware vSphere 5.5 adds speed and usability http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/review-vmware-vsphere-55-adds-speed-and-usability-232832?source=rss_emc_vmware <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 200px; height: 150px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ed_choice_small.gif" alt="VMware vSphere 5.5 with Operations Management" width="200" height="150" align="right" /></div> <p>VMware vSphere 5.5, the latest release of VMware's flagship virtualization hypervisor and central management server, has something for companies of all sizes.</p> Data Center Virtualization EMC VMware Server Virtualization Data Center Virtualization Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 232832 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware adds more scale to Virtual SAN beta http://www.infoworld.com/d/storage/vmware-adds-more-scale-virtual-san-beta-231657?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>VMware has posted a new beta release of Virtual SAN (VSAN) that lets enterprises add more storage capacity and management features.</p> <p>Server virtualization is still VMware's bread and butter, but the company has this year expanded its aspirations to include the whole data center, including networks, storage as well as servers.</p> Storage Virtualization EMC VMware Storage Virtualization Storage Area Network Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:35:46 +0000 admin 231657 at http://www.infoworld.com New Fling installs VMware Tools on nested ESXi virtual machines http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/new-fling-installs-vmware-tools-nested-esxi-virtual-machines-231537?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>While nesting a VMware ESXi hypervisor inside another VMware product like Workstation, Fusion, or vSphere may be possible, doing so in a production environment probably isn't the best solution (that's me trying not to use the word "crazy"), and it definitely shouldn't be considered a supported architecture for an organization.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Server Virtualization Free Tools Virtualization Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:57:17 +0000 David Marshall 231537 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware spinoff PIVOTAL gets real -- iPad Mini RETINA sees light of day -- GOOGLE patents lie-detecting throat tattoo -- VC's torch $100M on KNO http://www.infoworld.com/t/technology-business/vmware-spinoff-pivotal-gets-real-ipad-mini-retina-sees-light-of-day-google-patents-lie-detecting-throat?source=rss_emc_vmware <p><strong>November 12, 2013</strong> 06:00 PST | 09:00 EST | 14:00 UTC</p> <p><strong><em>Not a TechBrief subscriber? Sign up for a <a href="http://infoworld.com/newsletters/subscribe?showlist=infoworld_techbrief&amp;source=ifwelg_fssr"> free subscription</a>.</em></strong></p> Business Intelligence EMC VMware Technology Business Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:34:21 +0000 InfoWorld TechBrief 230652 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware spinoff Pivotal launches next-gen cloud dev platform http://www.infoworld.com/t/paas/vmware-spinoff-pivotal-launches-next-gen-cloud-dev-platform-230646?source=rss_emc_vmware <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Cloud_Performance_hp.jpg" alt="VMware spinoff Pivotal launches next-gen cloud dev platform " width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Pivotal, the ambitious big data venture led by former VMware CEO <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/paul-maritz-pivotal-bridge-the-future-226327">Paul Maritz</a>, has finally pulled back the curtain on <a href= Applications Big Data Cloud Computing Open Source Software EMC VMware Big Data Hadoop PaaS Private Cloud Startups Web Applications Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:24:36 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 230646 at http://www.infoworld.com F5, VMware, and Cisco: One happy family? http://www.infoworld.com/t/virtualization/f5-vmware-and-cisco-one-happy-family-230628?source=rss_emc_vmware <p>At first blush, F5 Networks' new Synthesis Architecture for <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/110513-application-services-meet-up-with-275616.html" target="_blank">Software-Defined Application Services</a> might appear to compete with new offerings from Cisco and VMware. But no, F5 CEO John McAdam and executive vice president of Strategic Solutions Manuel Rivelo tell IDG Communications Chief Content Officer John Gallant that F5 is very much in sync with these two data center giants (we did not, however, press them on the relationship between Cisco and VMware).&nbsp;</p> EMC VMware IDGE CEO Interview Series Virtualization Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 admin 230628 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Flash your way to better VMware performance http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/review-flash-your-way-better-vmware-performance-229521?source=rss_emc_vmware <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 200px; height: 150px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ed_choice_small.gif" alt="PernixData FVP" width="200" height="150" align="right" /></div> <p>When it comes to making virtual server farms easier to manage, the SAN is the great enabler. But when it comes to maximizing virtual server performance, the SAN is the great bottleneck.</p> Storage Virtualization EMC VMware Server Virtualization Solid State Drives Storage Area Network Storage Virtualization Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 229521 at http://www.infoworld.com