VMware Fusion 2.x vs Parallels Desktop 4.0 – my thoughts

First, I had a problem with Parallels during an upgrade on my laptop – I was forced to reactivate Windows after the virtual conversion was completed.  This is quite frustrating as one of the great points of virtualization of a system is that the underlying hardware isn’t changing.  I will try to not let this hamper my comments. Virtual hardware […]

Virtualization and the ISP (part 1)

With things changing all over the marketplace, virtualization has, again, come to the forefront as the savior of the data center. And wouldn’t you know, I’d like to save my data center, at least some power and cooling needs. I have started to review how we use our servers and where we could do combining to save power, cooling, and […]