Posts Tagged ‘ Citrix ’

Can you use a bare metal Client-Side Hypervisor to Manage your Desktops?

July 8, 2010
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Virtual Computer recently announced the availability of their NxTop product for free for up to five users. NxTop combines centralized virtual desktop management with a "bare-metal" client-hypervisor to make managing many desktops as easy as managing one. But, you may ask, what can a client side hypervisor do for me? The answer - solutions such…

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Growth of Citrix and Hyper-V EcoSystems

May 27, 2010
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PhD Virtual has gained its second round of funding with investment from Citrix amongst others as discussed within our post News: esXpress is no more but what does this mean for XenServer? Up until this point it looked like Citrix was out of the server hypervisor wars and backing Microsoft's Hyper-V play. Yet this looks…

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News: esXpress is no more

May 24, 2010
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Before you all go screaming to your local vendor let me elaborate, the product has just had it’s name changed to reflect a new corporate direction. esXpress is now called PHD Virtual Backup for ESX,

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Will Your VDI Solution Support your Remote Users?

May 11, 2010
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If your organisation has remote users - consider that the impact of centralisation on their desktop experience can be very different: and not always in a happy way. Citrix's ICA protocol has been joined by the likes of Quest's vWorkspace with EOP Xtream, or Ericom Blaze. There are a number of hardware solutions for WAN…

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A Rising Tide Lifts all Virtual Boats

April 26, 2010
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VMware, Citrix, EMC, NetApp and Intel have all reported strong earnings for Q1/2009. This suggests that virtualization is helping the technology sector lead the economy out of the recession. This trend should continue as economies improve worldwide and these vendors can start to chalk up global growth.

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Does XenApp 6 Keep Citrix Ahead of the Pack?

April 6, 2010
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Citrix has released XenApp 6 which finally provides support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 - what is available in this new release for your business. Besides R2 support, what does XenApp 6 offer your business, what WOW factors are provided to help justify the cost of using XenApp6 to springboard your x64 Presentation Virtualization…

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No waiting for bare-metal virtual desktops

April 2, 2010
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Virtual Computer’s release of NxTop version 2.0 of this month continues to prove their leadership in client-side virtualization by delivering robust features to meet the needs of the corporate desktop. The delayed release of Citrix’ XenClient and VMware’s Client Virtualization Platform (CVP) to the market has left few options for customers whose virtual desktop implementations…

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Citrix/Novell Partnership SLES and PlateSpin

February 22, 2010
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In a slightly strange "didn't they already have Xen in the kernel" kind of way, Novell has certified Suse Linux Enterprise Server as a "perfect guest" running on Citrix XenServer, allowing joint support of the combined solution. The deal is asymmetric (it wouldn't really make sense to run XenServer on SLES) but it reflects an…

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Is Running Terminal Services on a Hypervisor Viable?

February 18, 2010
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Project Virtual Reality Check have released their Phase 2 white paper on Terminal Server/RDS workloads running on the latest generation Intel processor: the Xeon 5500 series (Nehalem). Besides providing some great figures to support the adoption of Intel’s Nehalem to drive high demand virtualized workloads, this is an interesting and important comparison document for those…

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