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  • VARs Choose VMware for Server Virtualization

    It’s been said "no one gets fired for buying IBM." These days you may want to add VMware to that vaunted list. Solution providers have lined up in droves behind the market leader in virtualization – widely acknowledged to command about a 90-percent share. Rivals like Citrix’s Xen technology and Virtual Iron have not come…

  • VMware Virtualization Goes Generic

    Looking to expand its market to reach more SMBs and geographies, VMware has announced that it will certify its VMware ESX and ESXi hypervisor on servers offered by certain white box manufacturers. The virtualization vendor announced its new relationships with ODMs (original design manufacturers) ASUS, Gigabyte, Inventec and Tyan at Computex Taipei. The new ODM…

  • Tech Data Joins VMware Ranks

    Tech Data has entered the virtualization fray by signing VMware to its portfolio, becoming the vendor’s fifth U.S. distributor. Tech Data announced today that it will now offer the entire VMware portfolio to its customer base through its Advanced Infrastructure Solutions Division.    Pete Peterson told Channel Insider the conversation with VMware started in earnest…

  • Citrix Rounds Out Virtualization

    Citrix Systems at its iForum conference on Oct. 22 will demonstrate to customers just how broad its definition of application delivery really is when it launches new virtualization technology along with new communications, security and power management features embedded in its flagship Presentation Server line. With the close of its XenSource acquisition, Citrix will launch…

  • Size Matters for VMware

    Virtualization vendor VMware is hoping to shake off its enterprise image and push its technology into the small and midsize enterprise market in Europe, mirroring a move it made in the U.S. recently. The Palo Alto, Calif., vendor will use the entry-level version of its software suite to entice smaller businesses in Europe and is…

  • Nimsoft Enhances VMWare Support

    Nimsoft has taken advantage of new application programming interfaces from VMWare, enhancing its monitoring support for the virtualization vendor’s software. The new APIs from VMWare, available in the most recent release of the software, allow administrators to extract more information than previously about the health of the software and applications, said Ken Vanderweel, marketing director…