Apple Joins the post-PC Revolution

June 12, 2012
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Apple unveiled the latest iCloud iteration at it's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco yesterday, beefing up the the fledgling service with new features that show for the first time that it too understands what post-PC means

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Moving to the Cloud as a Service or as a Machine

June 11, 2012
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CloudComputing

One of the decisions faced by anyone that wishes to have a cloud presence is what will be moved to the cloud, why, and whether or not there is a service that can be used instead of using virtual machines. Give The Virtualization Practice's case, we plan on moving our customer facing VMs to the…

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Cloud Security Alliance: STAR and other Initiatives

June 8, 2012
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The 5/17 Virtualization Security Podcast was an open forum on the Cloud Security Alliance initiatives, specifically the Security, Trust, & Assurance Registry (STAR). Which is "a free, publicly accessible registry that documents the security controls provided by various cloud computing offerings." The CSA has grown from a grass roots organization to a major player and…

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StratoDesk enhance offering for converting PCs to ThinClient: NoTouch equals Zero Client?

June 7, 2012
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A common initiator for moving to virtual desktops is the transition away from existing PCs. To help accommodate this option, Stratodesk have announced the latest version of their NoTouch Desktop. NoTouch is a PC and thin-client re-purposing and management product. As well as supporting Citrix, VMware and Quest, Stratodesk have recently partnered with Desktone to…

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News: Microsoft Launches New Azure Features, New Iaas Offering, and Performance Management Partnerships

June 7, 2012
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Microsoft has thrown down the gauntlet right at the feet of Amazon and VMware. With this release Microsoft is bringing to the table its historical strengths in Windows, its on premise position with Windows systems and Windows applications, its ability to operate scale out data centers on a global basis, with a huge commitment to…

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Virtualization and Cloud Management Upend the Traditional Management Software Business

June 6, 2012
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CloudComputing

Cloud Management is a new problem that cannot be met with legacy solutions. Virtualization, Clouds, and Agile Development create a perfect storm of change that needs to be addressed with new approaches and solutions.

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