Citrix and Quest get serious about Application Compatibility

October 27, 2011
By

This week we saw the announcement of two very similar acquisitions. Quest Software announced on October 24 that they were acquiring ChangeBASE and on October 26 Citrix Systems announced they were acquiring AppDNA. Both solutions provide application compatibility testing for the Windows platform.

Read more »

A Look At VMstore from Tintri

October 26, 2011
By
A Look At VMstore from Tintri

One of the biggest things I took away from the VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas was the all advancements within the storage part of virtualization. For me, this was the year for storage. One product that really got my attention was the new NAS appliance, VMstore from Tintri. This 3U appliance, well 5U if you…

Read more »

Application Performance Management – Our New Relic Details

October 25, 2011
By and
Application Performance Management – Our New Relic Details

iven the complexity of modern web sites, tools such as New Relic RPM are incredible assets and a valuable tool to determine what is happening within your environment. While your data does go into their SaaS offering, all SQL and other statements are scrubbed. The results of using this tool are incredible.

Read more »

Citrix buys cloud storage specialist ShareFile to open post-PC workplace fight

October 24, 2011
By

Citrix had a busy day last week, announcing both a five-year agreement with Cisco and the acquisition of six-year-old enterprise filesharing specialist ShareFile (great name by the way).

Read more »

AppSense Targets User Installed Apps

October 21, 2011
By

Last week AppSense CTO Harry Labana introduced AppSense Strata a free utility to give users the freedom to install their own applications in a secure sandbox without requiring admin rights. When a user attempts to install an application, Strata can intercept the installation process capturing all changes performed during the application installation and writing them…

Read more »

Virtualization Security Announcements: Architecture Concerns

October 20, 2011
By

There have been a large number of Announcements that have been made for VMworld Copenhagen with respect to virtualization and cloud security. This shows quite an interesting growth in the market, and that even 1 month apart there is still more to be announced within the virtual and cloud security spaces. There are three very…

Read more »