Windows Intune 3.0 Microsoft Cloud-based Device Management – More Than Just a Curiosity

July 30, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Initial released in March 2011 at the Microsoft Management Summit 2011 in Las Vegas, Windows Intune was Microsoft's first toe in the water of cloud-based management services for business desktops. Initial designed to appeal to small to medium-sized companies with up to 500 desktops, it offered a minimal feature set with just the bare bones…

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News: Oracle Buys Xsigo Systems

July 30, 2012
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Coming on the heels of VMware's acquisition of Nicira, Oracle announced today that it is acquiring network virtualization vendor Xsigo Systems for an undisclosed amount.

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AppFog – Polyglot Public/Private PaaS goes GA

July 27, 2012
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CloudComputing

AppFog (the company formerly known as PhpFog) has become the latest enthusiastic adopter of CloudFoundry to go to General Availability with a value-added implementation of the open source CloudFoundry.org stack. The key differentiator is the RAM-based pricing policy around the Public Cloud offering - roughly $25 per GByte per month (first 2Gbytes are Free).

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Type 0 Hypervisor – Fact or Fiction

July 26, 2012
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DataCenterVirtualization

While looking around the web for anything new with virtualization, I kept seeing more and more posts and articles about the new type of virtual hypervisor. Type 0, now this sounds interesting and I found these definitions for each type of hypervisor.

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Private PaaS Update – Stackato 2.0 and Cumulogic 1.0

July 25, 2012
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CloudComputing

ActiveState Stackato and CumuLogic are private PaaS. Over the last few weeks Stackato has moved to a 2.0 version and CumuLogic has moved out of Beta to a 1.0 release. CumuLogic 1.0 is a Java-only PaaS with support for Amazon, HP Cloud Services, and private clouds including Citrix CloudStack, Eucalyptus, OpenStack and VMware vSphere. Stackato…

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News: VMware buys the network in $1.26B Nicira acquisition

July 24, 2012
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VMware100x30

VMware announced its biggest ever bet yesterday buying up virtual networking startup Nicira for $1.26B.

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