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Virtualising Citrix XenApp is a Waste of Time and Effort

November 8, 2010
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Is virtualizing Citrix XenApp a waste of time and effort? In spite of the hardware abstraction allowing easier image management and OS upgrades; in spite of options for higher availability and faster recovery, even fail-over; in spite of enabling silo consolidation; in spite of enabling managing user capacity on servers - especially for x32 environments,…

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Rationalizing the NRE Cloud Alliance – newScale, rPath and Eucalyptus

November 3, 2010
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newScale, rPath and Eucalyptus have partnered to provide an elastic infrastructure (Eucalyptus), automated software deployment and management (rPath), and a service catalog (newScale). This provides an interesting alternative to the monolithic stack offered by VMware with vSphere and vCloud Director.

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Transforming Desktop Computing

October 22, 2010
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While at VMworld 2010 in San Francisco this year, I got to meet up and talk with Robert from Atlantis Computing. Our conversation was about VDI and he was quite proud of the capabilities that Atlantis ILIO brings to the table in the VDI space. The conversation went well and got me interested in investigating…

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RES Virtual Desktop Extender – the missing piece in the VDI puzzle?

October 21, 2010
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RES Virtual Desktop Extender – the missing piece in the VDI puzzle?

On the heels of receiving United States patent approval for its RES Virtual Desktop Extender (VDX) technology, RES Software have announced that it will also be offering VDX as a standalone product. A feature within RES Workspace Manager (formerly RES PowerFuse), VDX serves as a fundamental component in the successful deployment of virtual desktops. It…

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VMware rethinks it plans for a mobile hypervisor

October 19, 2010
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VMware rethinks it plans for a mobile hypervisor

In a surprising about-face VMware has stepped back from its previously announced plans to release a type I hypervisor in support of its bid to address the mobile hypervisor market. Instead at VMworld 2010 in San Francisco during Session DV7701 "Embracing Employee-Owned Mobile Phones - The Why and How", Stephen Deasy (Director, R&D, VMware) and…

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Can Citrix Project GoldenGate make it worth delivering virtualized applications to a smartphone?

October 14, 2010
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Application Virtualization's benefit is that your business application is no longer dependent on the operating system. Project GoldenGate is Citrix's new offering to support application deployment to smartphones. Project GoldenGate may be a nice to have for some existing Citrix corporate customers, possibly for a SaaS vendor – but by the time Citrix mature this…

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Citrix to release XenDesktop 5

October 13, 2010
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Last week during Citrix’s Synergy event in Berlin Germany, the company announced the up and coming release of the next edition of their virtual desktop platform, XenDesktop 5. Focusing on greater management and end user experience, XenDesktop 5 comes right on the heels of the latest feature release of the XenDesktop 4 line, which was…

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Pano Logic delivers Hyper-V support in Pano System 3.5

October 6, 2010
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Pano Logic announced today the release of Pano System 3.5, which adds support for Microsoft Hyper-V the alongside VMware vSphere.

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The Effects of Virtualization on Data Center Power and Cooling

October 4, 2010
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Although virtualization technologies have been a great help to data center managers looking to reclaim power in an overburdened environment, virtualization can also create problems. As IT organizations complete their server virtualization initiatives and as their virtualization management skills mature, use of the physical server power management features and dynamic workload shifting capabilities will increase.…

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