Microsoft’s virtualization strategy focuses on management application

A non-sequitur commercial campaign starring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld isn't the only thing Microsoft is launching these days – the Redmond-based software giant is also unleashing a trifecta of virtualization software tools

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Xen and the art of virtual desktop management

While PC costs have dropped dramatically, the costs of maintaining them is another story. Managing a workplace desktop can cost more than $5,000 per year, per employee, according to one industry estimate.One technology

Published on: August 19th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

VMware bug shuts down virtual servers

Many VMware customers Tuesday were prevented from logging onto their virtual servers as a bug distributed in a software update effectively stopped the boxes from powering up. According to VMware, the issue involves

Published on: August 15th, 2008 Denise Dubie

Despite leadership change VMWare faces uphill struggle against Microsoft

In tapping a former Microsoft executive to lead VMware's battle against the Redmond giant, VMware's EMC-controlled board of directors decided co-founder Diane Greene lacked the business savvy to win a struggle for market

Published on: July 11th, 2008 Jon Brodkin

Windows Server 2008 outshines Vista

It may look like Windows Vista. It shares the same code base as Vista. It even rolls in Vista's first Service Pack. But in terms of customer adoption plans, Windows Server 2008 is

Published on: July 7th, 2008 Robert L. Mitchell

Canada’s top condo builder wins big time with virtualization

Tridel Corp. knows a thing or two about construction. Over the past 70 years, this Toronto-based company has built more than 65,000 homes, and today ranks among Canada's top builders of condominium communities.

Published on: June 30th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

How to get more out of your next data centre and still cut costs

About 15 miles from its medical center in downtown San Antonio, Christus Health is building a US$23 million data center to house a flood of digital information ranging from patient insurance records to

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Robert Scheier

Autodesk improves asset management

Data Management Autodesk derives full value of infrastructure data Autodesk Inc. unveiled Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise 2008 and Autodesk Topobase 2008 software products, two geospatial offerings that provide organizations with a platform to share

Published on: July 11th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

VMware announces the availability of VMware LabManager

Storage VMware integrates with VMware Lab Manager VMware Inc. announced the general availability of VMware Lab Manager 2.5, the virtual lab automation system.VMware Lab Manager enables users of VMware Infrastructure 3 to automate

Published on: July 9th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Chemtable Software manages system registries and searches for errors

Data Management Chemtable launches Reg Organizer 4.10 Chemtable Software has announced Reg Organizer 4.10, an enhanced version of the system Registry cleaner for Windows OS. It manages the entire system registry, search for

Published on: May 16th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Xerox delivers two content management products on one platform

Data Management Xerox introduces DocuShare 6.0 to expand imaging performance Xerox Canada unveiled its DocuShare enterprise content management (ECM) software.With DocuShare 6.0 and DocuShare CPX 6.0, Xerox provides two distinct ECM products on

Published on: April 17th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Intel delivers 2.93GHz quad-core processor

Infrastructure Intel adds speed and performance to PC users and developers Intel Corp. advanced its quad-core processor series with the introduction of the Intel Core 2 Extreme processor QX6800.The Intel Core 2 Extreme processor

Published on: April 9th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

VMware centrally manages and controls virtual desktops

Networking VMware unveils VMware ACE 2 Enterprise Edition public beta VMware, Inc. announced the public beta of VMware ACE 2 Enterprise edition. VMware ACE is a product that enables IT desktop managers to

Published on: March 7th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian Securities Institute tries its hand at virtualization

TORONTO – The Canadian Securities Institute has joined the ranks of corporate enterprises that are turning to server virtualization to achieve scaleability in their IT infrastructure.The financial education organization is in the process

Published on: July 6th, 2006 Shane Schick