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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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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.

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.

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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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