Go vote

The savvy editors of NetworkWorld chose 3 weeks before VMworld 2010 conference to publish an online tech debate between Microsoft and VMware. The topic: who has the better virtualization platform. The editorial summary reads: VMware is the kingpin of virtualization, but the game is changing fast and Microsoft is baking the technology into the very… Read more

Re-blog: Microsoft Site Recovery Solution Launch

I’m re-blogging here. Over at Virt Planet blog, Jim wrote the following: This week Microsoft is launching a comprehensive solution to help customers implement cost effective, end-to-end site recovery programs. Built on proven capabilities in Windows Server 2008 R2 and the System Center management suite, Microsoft is helping IT Professionals leverage Windows Server Hyper-V and… Read more

More on virtualizing SharePoint

Since there was interest in the previous post about the UK services team’s series on virtualizing SharePoint, I wanted to recommend the following video from October 2008. The interview is with Michael Noel of Convergent Computing.  Michael is also a SharePoint MVP. In this video (6 minutes long), Michael talks about using System Center Virtual Machine Manager… Read more

Virtualization Feed for Your RSS Reader

With a “tip of the cap” to creators of Planet V12n blog, we’ve just launched a blog and Twitter aggregator for virtualization. It’s called VirtualizationFeed. Like Planet V12n, this site aggregates virtualization blogs from lots of sources. In this case, 18 independent bloggers and 14 Microsoft bloggers on either TechNet or MSDN. I’m sure you’ll… Read more

Analyst Corner

Mark Bowker, Enterprise Strategy Group on what customers want when it comes to Virtualization Robb Mapp of Microsoft Integrated Virtualization analyst relations speaks to ESG Analyst Mark Bowker at MMS 2008 about his role as an IT analyst, his recent research and his perspective on the virtualization industry. Video: Analyst’s perspective on virtualization   ________________________________________ Neil… Read more