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HyTrust and VMware: A successful SDDC must be policy-based

There seems to be general agreement now on the notion that a policy engine should be the "definer" in a software-defined data center. At issue now is to whom that engine should belong.

VMware: Before us, software-defined networking couldn't be done

There are a handful of competing approaches to the concept of defining networks in software. This week, VMware changed its tack from declaring its NSX approach superior, to the only one that exists.

Apologetic VMware CEO makes peace offering of 'virtual volumes'

A candid admission from an always heartfelt Pat Gelsinger extends an olive branch to partners whom VMware publicly snubbed just a few months ago.

VMworld 2014: Will vRealize lend 'definition' to the SDDC?

What could be the most important conference VMware has ever produced will reveal just how much change in the software-defined data center the virtualization leader is willing to embrace.

VMware acquires CloudVolumes, Windows' answer to Docker containers

For the last few years, the technology has actually existed for Windows applications to be "pasted" into live virtual machines. Now that VMware has acquired it, perhaps we'll actually learn about it.

VMware makes Office 2013 run in the cloud on an iPad desktop

Suddenly the virtue of native applications doesn't count for much, as apps that think they're running on Windows are made to fit quite nicely on Apple's hardware.

Spotlight: VMware puts its money where mobility is

VMware's $1B-plus purchase of AirWatch gives the virtualization company a big step forward in mobile computing, according to industry watchers.

Spotlight: VMware vulnerabilities

Virtualization vendor VMware issued patches last week to stitch up security holes that could lead to denial-of-service attacks in several of its products.

Gravitant release will simplify VMware-based cloud management

Gravitant has just released version 6.4 of its cloudMatrix brokerage and management platform, which the company says makes VMware private clouds and multi-cloud environments easier to consume and manage.

VMware launches NSX in network virtualization foray

A good deal of buzz coming from the VMworld conference in San Francisco this week was over the launch of VMware NSX, which will be generally available in the fourth quarter of this year.