CTO Stephen Herrod says vSphere 5, a continuation of VMware's "IT transformation journey," is the "largest coordinated release of software we've ever done."
News through the blogosphere from the Minneapolis VMWare User Group about the naming of the next generation of VMWare infrastructure.
The company aims for the cloud with its next generation of data center virtualization tools called vSphere, and announces a new Intel deal.
With vSphere 4, VMware is attempting to bridge virtualized data centers--now known as "private clouds"--and growing cloud computing services from the likes of Amazon.com and others.
Synology's latest version of its state-of-the-art operating system for DiskStation NAS servers, the DiskStation Manager version 5.0, is now live and available for free update for existing Synology NAS servers.
The new offering is intended to integrate computing assets, capacity, and configurations. Analytics will help automate virtualized data center infrastructure.
Interest in open-source tooling and infrastructure for big data keeps growing among developers and traditionally proprietary companies.
VMware will standardize its virtual appliance-based products on Novell's Suse Linux Enterprise Server to try to ward off a growing threat from Microsoft.
Red Hat, IBM, and Microsoft may own the old markets for operating systems. But if Google, VMware, and (yes!) Microsoft have their ways, a new breed of operating systems will displace the old world.
VMware's Fusion software, which is used to run Windows on a Mac, is in a dogfight with Parallels, which recently rolled out its Desktop 7 software.