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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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Using VMware vApp

By Melissa Palmer - September 12, 2014

In her first post for the Petri IT Knowledgebase, VMware vExpert Melissa Palmer explains what VMware vApp is, how useful a vApp can be, and how to create one.

Top 6 Takeaways from VMworld 2014

By Jeff James - September 2, 2014

Couldn't make it to VMworld this year? Our VMworld 2014 recap serves up some of the key takeaways from the event, from buzzwords to hot products.

What's New in VMware vSphere 6.0

By Jeff James - August 27, 2014

VMware vSphere 6.0 wasn't formally announced at VMworld this week, but several new features were. Jeff James gathers up the details and provides an overview.

VMworld 2014: VMware unveils EVO:RAIL, vCloud Air, and vRealize Suite

By Jeff James - August 26, 2014

VMware unveils EVO:RAIL, vCloud Air, vRealize Suite, and a host of other cloud and virtualization products and services at VMworld 2014 this week.

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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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