RackSpace calls Citrix’s Bluff over CloudStack. Citrix Folds.

April 5, 2012
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CloudComputing

Citrix has given up Project Olympus which was based on the Open Source OpenStack platform in favor of its own Open Source CloudStack initiative (formerly known as Cloud.com), which it is contributing to the Apache foundation and has re-licensed under the partner-friendly Apache Open Source license (rather than the GPL).

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Dell to expand cloud and thin client business through Wyse acquisition

April 4, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Dell continues its expansion into the cloud and virtual desktop market with the announcement on Monday that it has reached agreement with Wyse Technologies to acquire the company. Dell has had a long partnership with Devon IT,the Dell OptiPlex FX 130 and FX 170 thin clients and the Dell FX100 Zero Client are OEM editions…

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Application Security using Secure Cloud Storage

April 3, 2012
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CloudComputing

VMware's Project Octopus and others like ownCloud and Oxygen Cloud have stirred some interesting ideas about Application Security. Those applications that make use of SSL, nearly every web application, can make use of secure data storage for certificate verification means. What makes SSL MiTM attacks possible, is mostly related to poor certificate management. If there…

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Centrix Software Simplify Windows 7 Migration

April 2, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

In supporting increasing needs for agility in a world driven by the increasing consumerization of IT (CoIT), desktop transformation can no longer be seen as an infrequent process. To quickly deliver change, you need to best understand what the impact of that change is. Auditing should be continuous as seasonal or limited use applications that…

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News: AppSense Labs Releases AppSense StrataApps for Free

April 2, 2012
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ApplicationVirtualization

AppSenseLabs released StrataApps. AppSense StrataApps is the first self-service application virtualization solution to work in physical desktop environments, not just virtual desktop environments, allowing users to separate applications from their base desktop build.

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Improving Virtualization and Cloud Management Security with Symantec CSP

March 30, 2012
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VirtualizationSecurity

The 3/22 Virtualization Security Podcast brought to light the capabilities of Symantec Critical System Protection (CSP) software. This software successfully implements a manageable version of mandatory access control policies based on role-based and multi-level security functionality within the virtual environment. More specifically on those systems that are critical to the well being and health of…

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