Parallels Holdings Ltd just announced the launch of the latest version of its Mac virtualization tool, Parallels Desktop 8.0.18100. This software allows Mac users to run Linux and Windows (among others), in a virtual environment, while integrating non-OS X applications into the Mac interface. Version 8 extends support...

I swear, these people at MSFT just do not rest at all. The folks at the Windows 8 development blog are back again with a very comprehensive post on storage and virtualization in Windows 8. This time they’re talking about “Storage Spaces,” which will let you pool both virtual and physical drives (regardless of how...

ITproportal has put together a quick brief guide for enabling Hyper-V in Windows 8. This will show you how to enable Hyper-V virtualization in the Windows 8 Developer Preview. This tweak is not on by default in the Windows 8 Developer Preview so this should be helpful for you if you’re interested in checking out...

In a new post on the Microsoft Windows 8 development blog, Microsoft just confirmed that Hyper-V will in fact be included in Windows 8. A quote: In building Windows 8 we worked to enable Hyper-V, the machine virtualization technology that has been part of the last 2 releases of Windows Server, to function on the...

Some interesting new tools for the Enterprise have started to emerge. Start-up Nutanix has launched its first product, a slim, virtualized server that is clustered together with solid state and hard drive storage that can be managed under a single GUI. Their overview states: Founded in 2009, Nutanix is the first...

Great article from Windows8 geek about installing Windows 8 on a VHD. It shows how to install Windows 8 in a bootable vhd format. Some might ask, what is a VHD? A Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) is a virtual hard disk file format, meaning it can contain what is found on a physical Hard Disk Drive, such as disk partitions and...

It’s being reported that Windows 8 will support mounting ISO’s and VHD’s natively. Seems like a lot of software companies will need to start reinventing themselves or go out of business. Why buy an ISO app when Windows 8 does it with a right click? Source