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Ubuntu 9.04, the Jaunty Jackalope, Sports Modest Software Improvements But Big Plans

Canonical's Ubuntu 9.04 hit the world's FTP mirrors on April 23, bearing a modest collection of software updates and enhancements and an ambitious road...

Competing for Sun’s Hardware Business

In the aftermath of Oracle's move to acquire Sun Microsystems $7.4 billion, some industry observers and analysts have begun to question the value of...

eWEEK Labs Puts CentOS 5.3 Through Its Paces

eWEEK Labs Puts CentOS 5.3 Through Its Paces by Jason Brooks Virtualization Focus Many of the enhancements in CentOS 5.3 focus on virtualization. Spartan Tool Set As with the...

VMware Reports Healthy Q1, but Outlook Isn’t Rosy

Virtualization software market leader VMware has managed to stay ahead of a stubborn worldwide recession, reporting in an earnings call April 22 an increase...

Microsoft Intros Quick-Ramp for Services Partners, Consultants on Virtualization, UC

Microsoft is rolling out a series of "Services Ready" offerings to its top services reseller channel partners to help them get up to speed...

AMD Rolls Out Low-Power Opteron EE Chip

Advanced Micro Devices, which for years has made energy efficiency and performance per watt cornerstones of its processor development, is lowering the power consumption...

Unisys Improves Virtualization Capabilities in Its Servers

Unisys is ramping up the virtualization capabilities of its enterprise x86 servers by upgrading to Intel's Nehalem EP processors and VMware's latest version of...

CentOS 5.3 Has Keen Focus on Virtualization

CentOS, the popular community-supported clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, reached Version 5.3 in March, some three months after its parent distribution, RHEL 5.3,...

What’s the Big Idea at RSA? Virtualization

The lead keynote speaker of the 2009 RSA Conference tried to sound a note of revolutionary change, but did so mostly by proxy.Most of...

eWEEK Labs’ First Take on VMware vSphere 4: Impressive

VMware's announcement April 21 of vSphere 4-the successor to VMware's Infrastructure 3 and ESX 3.5-sets the stage for virtualization technology to fully enter the...