Tag Archives: Microsoft

Cloud Power Caption Contest [Win VMware Workstation 8!]

Win a copy of the new VMware Workstation 8 by providing the best caption for a photo of the Microsoft Cloud Power billboard construction site. Continue reading

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Disingenuous Cost Comparisons

Learn Microsoft’s trick behind the claim that VMware vSphere costs as much as five times more than Hyper-V. Continue reading

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Understanding VMware vSphere, ESXi, and Release Cycles

Some newcomers to virtualization don’t know that VMware vSphere is the combination of VMware ESXi and vCenter Server. By launching a complete virtualization infrastructure platform, VMware can offer more advanced capabilities than the staggered Hyper-V releases from Microsoft. Continue reading

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Hyper-V Dynamic Memory: Not Quite Ready to Demo!

At MMS 2011, Microsoft presented a fake demonstration of Hyper-V Dynamic Memory in a breakout session. But why? Continue reading

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How Steve Ballmer Uses Evernote to Manage Executives

What would it be like to see Steve Ballmer’s MacBook Pro, where he uses Evernote to devise his latest Microsoft executive transition plans. Continue reading

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