The Virtualization Practice http://www.virtualizationpractice.com Virtualization & Cloud Computing News, Resources, and Analysis Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:37:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Have You Heard about the New Nano?http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/heard-new-nano-32251/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/heard-new-nano-32251/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:37:46 +0000 Steve Beaver http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32251 Have you heard about the new Nano? No, you didn’t miss a new announcement from Apple. Rather, it is Microsoft that is releasing Nano into the wild. Given the name, what do you think Nano is? Dictionary.com defines Nano as “a combining form with the meaning ‘very small, minute.’” Unsurprisingly, Nano is another option for…

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Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent Announce Potential Engagementhttp://www.virtualizationpractice.com/nokia-alcatel-lucent-announce-potential-engagement-32291/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/nokia-alcatel-lucent-announce-potential-engagement-32291/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:35:59 +0000 Tom Howarth http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32291 Who knew Nokia was still a thing, after Microsoft bought it? Well, as it turns out, Microsoft only bought the Devices and Services division. Nokia still has a number of other divisions, including NSN (the network infrastructure division), HERE (maps and location-based services), and Advanced Technologies (a licensing and development arm). Microsoft has been paying…

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Fewer Than 90 Days to Security Vulnerabilityhttp://www.virtualizationpractice.com/fewer-90-days-security-vulnerability-32300/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/fewer-90-days-security-vulnerability-32300/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:34:09 +0000 Jo Harder http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32300 What is the significance of July 14, 2015? It is the end of extended support date for Windows Server 2003. This date is approaching faster than many administrators care to acknowledge, and the reality is that Windows Server 2003 just won’t be a viable operating system for production environments after that date. As we look…

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Linux and Android Come to Any Devicehttp://www.virtualizationpractice.com/linux-android-come-device-32172/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/linux-android-come-device-32172/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:47:43 +0000 Simon Bramfitt http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32172 For years, the Citrix Systems cheerleading team waved its pom-poms to the resounding chant of “Any, Any, Any!” Any app, anywhere, on any device, knowing all too well that while it could deliver apps anywhere and on any device, its ability to do so for anything other than Windows apps was nothing more than some well-crafted…

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Virtualization & Cloud Security Ep 1http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/virtualization-cloud-security-ep-1-32332/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/virtualization-cloud-security-ep-1-32332/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:48:42 +0000 Edward Haletky http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32332 We are trying out a new format for the Virtualization & Cloud Security Podcast: video. We’ll post it up on YouTube as well as posting it via Talkshoe and iTunes. In this episode, Mike Foley (@mikefoley) of VMware Technical Marketing joins me to discuss IoT security, the RSA Conference, and hardening guides. We have spoken…

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Dell FluidFS 4 and Dell Compellent FS8600http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/dell-fluidfs-4-dell-compellent-fs8600-32223/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/dell-fluidfs-4-dell-compellent-fs8600-32223/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:35:21 +0000 Bob Plankers http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32223 Dell FluidFS is a scalable NAS software storage solution sold as an independent front end to Dell’s storage offerings (Compellent and EqualLogic). FluidFS provides file-level access to Dell Compellent and EqualLogic traditional block-based arrays, using protocols like SMB and NFS. FluidFS is also where Dell has chosen to implement technologies like deduplication and compression (which…

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Citrix Workspace Cloud with Juan Riverahttp://www.virtualizationpractice.com/citrix-workspace-cloud-juan-rivera-31991/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/citrix-workspace-cloud-juan-rivera-31991/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:19:18 +0000 Glenda Canfield http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=31991 Juan Rivera has been with Citrix for fourteen years. He began his career in R&D with Secure Gateway 3.X, then moved on to Access Gateway, SmartAccess, HDX (at which point I met him and got to work on a very cool project), and then finally ShareFile. His current role is working with Citrix as the…

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Internet of Things Security Gets Personalhttp://www.virtualizationpractice.com/internet-things-security-gets-personal-32214/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/internet-things-security-gets-personal-32214/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:49:51 +0000 Mike Kavis http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32214 Every new advancement in technology brings security challenges. When the Internet became popular, many people had serious concerns about exposing the enterprise to the outside world. For companies to adopt Internet technologies, they had to accept a tradeoff: taking on new vulnerabilities in return for game-changing business value creation. With the emergence of cloud computing,…

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Growing Business Demand for Linux VDIhttp://www.virtualizationpractice.com/growing-business-demand-linux-vdi-32234/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/growing-business-demand-linux-vdi-32234/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:32:43 +0000 Simon Bramfitt http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32234 Last month at the VMware EUC analyst day in Boston, I had the opportunity to discuss VMware’s extension of support for its Horizon VDI platform to enterprise Linux desktops. While what was shared is under NDA, it’s worth looking at why VMware is making this move. According to NetMarketShare, Linux has cornered just 1.53% of…

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Virtual Thoughts with John Troyerhttp://www.virtualizationpractice.com/virtual-thoughts-john-troyer-32123/ http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/virtual-thoughts-john-troyer-32123/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:24:25 +0000 Edward Haletky http://www.virtualizationpractice.com/?p=32123 The Virtualization Practice has revitalized, recreated, redone our early Virtual Thoughts podcast as a video podcast (videocast?). Our first guest is John Mark Troyer (@jtroyer) of TechReckoning, and we discuss containers. Somewhere in the videocast is a full list of container technologies, but we concentrate primarily on Docker and its impact. This is a great…

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