As Microsoft, Citrix Systems, Oracle and others besiege its virtualization base, VMware is pushing its new virtual infrastructure software, vSphere 4. With this technology, officially launched today, VMware executives hope to extend their stronghold in server virtualization to desktops, applications and the entire virtual infrastructure.
Here's a roundup of vSphere-related news of importance to the IT channel.
VMware consolidates resellers, other partners into one channel program
A guide to VMware vSphere 4
VMware releases long-awaited VMsafe security API
VMware extends storage features with vSphere 4
VMworld attendees demand, but don't get, vSphere details
Maritz touts vSphere as 'software mainframe'
VMware focuses on stability, availability and security with vSphere 4
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