Virtualization Article Archive:

SAM Firm Concorde Lashes Out at Oracle Licensing

Concorde Solutions has lashed out at Oracle’s licensing structure, claiming customers often end up paying over the odds for the vendor’s wares.

EMC to Partners: Sell RSA and VMware, or Else

Resellers hoping to grace the upper echelons of EMC’s new partner program may have to forge ties with VMware, RSA and Pivotal as the vendor overhauls its channel strategy

Veeam Accreditation Move ‘Frustrates’ Partners

Veeam Software has divided its channel by introducing a new paid-for accreditation that is compulsory for top-level partners, some of which claim the move penalizes loyal VARs.

On Point: Communications Take Fore in New Offerings

Businesses need more than just Skype to communicate these days. In this week’s On Point column, we focus on communications solutions through the Web, the cloud and even a robot on wheels.

HP Adds Cloud, Mobile to App Lifecycle Tools

Hewlett-Packard Co. is targeting development for cloud and mobile environments with its latest Application Lifecycle Management portfolio member.

VMware Launches VSAN for Storage Virtualization

VMware has opened up the third front on its bid to expand from computer virtualization to virtualized everything.

Dell: It’s Time for Workstations to Go Virtual

Dell says it sees a trend towards professional workstations being offered in a virtual fashion, and it’s launched a facility at its Round Rock, Tex. headquarters to support and advance the concept.

Report: Transformation Is the Name of the Channel Game

Three quarters of channel players in EMEA questioned by analyst Canalys are planning to transform their business models this year.

Citrix Explains Platinum Partner Demotions

Citrix Systems Inc. has defended its decision to strip a trio of resellers of their Platinum status, claiming that it did as much as it could to help the companies retain their accreditation.

VMware CEO Gelsinger: Time to Build ‘Our Second DNA’

Pat Gelsinger describes Intel with “two DNAs” — designing microchips and manufacturing microchips. The two are closely related, but different in execution.