The race for virtualization dominance between Microsoft and VMware has become more interesting with VMware's recent release of vSphere 5.1. We obtained vSphere around the same moment as the final release of Windows Server 2012, whose newly included virtual switch and enhanced Hyper-V features were designed to clobber VMware.
But back in the garages of their digital "brickyard", VMware was scheming to one-up the one-ups.
Hackers affiliated with the Anonymous group have posted a number of pieces of hacked data, include VMware source code and purported OCSE documents, as part of protests linked to Guy Fawkes day.
VMware confirmed that source code posted on Sunday was genuine, and recommended that customers apply patches.
Each year at VMworld, the questions about Microsoft become a little more insistent. With the maker of Windows Server providing virtualization that’s cheaper and good enough for many IT shops, how long can VMware remain king of the hill?
Intel Corp. will collaborate with VMware Inc. to deliver a platform for "trusted cloud" that combines Intel's Trusted Execution Technology (TXT) and VMware's vSphere 5.1, platform for building cloud infrastructures, Intel said Monday (Aug. 27).
Security researchers have determined that some new variants of a new malware family called "Crisis," aka "Morcut," can infect VMware virtual machines and Windows Mobile devices. But, a security expert at Trend Micro points to current evidence that says the majority of VMware's most widely deployed products are not currently under attack.