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Founded in 1998, VMware is widely considered to be the world's leading virtualization software provider. VMware offers a number of virtualization products and platforms, including the ESXi hypervisor, vSphere, VMware Fusion, vCloud, VMware Workstation, vCloud, and more. VMware's primary competitors in the enterprise IT market are Microsoft's Hyper-V and XenServer from Citrix.

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Recent VMware Articles

10 Essential VMware Management Tools

By Stuart Burns - July 28, 2014

Stuart Burns presents 10 useful VMware management tools to help manage and monitor your VMware infrastructure more effectively.

5 Reasons to Choose VMware vSphere 5.5 over Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

By David Davis - June 4, 2014

Trying to choose between VMware vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V? David Davis serves up five reasons why he thinks VMware is the better option.

Monitoring PCoIP Session Statistics in VMware Horizon View Desktops

By Brian Suhr - May 26, 2014

Looking for a way to easily monitor session statistics in VMware Horizon View desktops? Read our performance monitoring walkthrough.

How to Create a Linked Clone Pool in VMware Horizon View

By Brian Suhr - April 29, 2014

A desktop pool in Horizon View is a group of desktops created from a common image or template. In this post, learn to create linked clone pools in View.

Editor's Picks

Top 10 VMware vSphere Performance Tips

By David Davis - January 8, 2013

Viva la virtualization! Make the most of it with our top 10 performance vSphere tips by David M. Davis.

What is VMware vCloud?

By David Davis - January 2, 2013

Virtualization guru David Davis discusses cloud computing and VMware's vCloud products in particular.

Troubleshooting VMware View 5: Failure Points

By Petri IT Knowledgebase Team - February 17, 2012

In this first of two video posts, learn about the most common failure points in VMware View 5 and how to troubleshoot them.

Top 10 VMware Performance Tweaks

By David Davis - January 8, 2009

Top 20 VMware Keyboard Shortcuts

By David Davis - January 8, 2009

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