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  • VMware aims to displace Windows with cloud-based desktop apps

    VMware is developing a new hosted service with the code name "Project Horizon" that will allow delivery of cloud-based desktop applications to any sort of user device, and perhaps further its goal of diminishing the importance of Microsoft's Windows operating system.

  • Microsoft flaunts customer dumping VMware

    Microsoft is still refusing to showcase Hyper-V at VMworld in protest of VMware rules that Microsoft believes are designed to limit competition, but that doesn't mean the Microsoft hype machine will abstain from anti-VMware marketing.

  • HP acquires automation vendor Stratavia

    HP has acquired Stratavia, which makes <a href="">database and application automation software</a>, for an undisclosed amount, the companies announced today.

  • VMware beats forecast with strong Q2 results

    VMware on Tuesday reported a 48 percent jump in revenue for the second quarter, a greater increase than expected, and raised its outlook for the full year on strong demand for its virtualization software.

  • BNZ ready to retire 500 servers

    Virtualisation is the name of the game for the Bank of New Zealand, which expects to phase out around 500 servers after purchasing two high-end Z series computers from IBM.