Posts Tagged ‘ Citrix ’

Open Source XenServer? ESXi to Follow?

October 23, 2009
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Citrix has recently joined the Linux Foundation, and there is a report (which they seem to have endorsed) that they plan to open source XenServer. That’s not Xen, it’s XenServer – not the kernel, the product, the thing you stick on your server instead of ESXi, or sometimes vSphere. It is entirely possible that Citrix's…

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News: Citrix Releases Revised XenDesktop 4 Licensing

October 20, 2009
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Citrix have announced three important changes to XenDesktop 4 licensing: NEW device-based licensing option; NEW VDI Edition available in both user/device and CCU licensing; NEW Campus-wide Licensing Program for customers in the education industry.

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News: XenDesktop 4 – Fulfilling the promise of an Enterprise Desktop

October 6, 2009
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Today Citrix announced the release of XenDesktop 4, their next generation Virtual Desktop solution with the promise of being able to deliver a right sized desktop to any user in an organization. Along with 70 enhancements and new features, Citrix is positioning XenDesktop as the most flexible and open architecture solution supporting all types of…

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News: Akamai Introduces Managed Internet Service for Delivery of Virtualized Applications and Desktops

October 5, 2009
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Akamai Technologies, Inc. announce the industry's first managed Internet service for optimizing delivery of virtualized applications and desktops. Based on Akamai's IP Application Accelerator solution this new service is designed to help enterprises realize the cost efficiency, scalability and global reach inherent with the Internet to deliver VDI solutions offered by companies such as Citrix,…

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The Hypervisor Wars, a 2000-year old story

September 23, 2009
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In the fog of the datacenter virtualization war, it is difficult to see clearly who will end up on top, and yet the outcome is almost certainly determined, and the victorious generals are even now moving on to fight new battles. Here at the Virtualization Practice we too would like to think we can see…

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VirtualBox OSE 3.0 – Still a viable Open Source option?

September 20, 2009
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In trying to re-use some old server hardware I re-vsisted VirtualBox/Ubuntu, a viable and completely free Open Source option for non-virtualization-enabled hardware. It is a neat solution, simple and well-supported, but the open source version of VirtualBox is nobbled to make it extremely awkward to use, in a different way to VMware's nobbling of the…

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Citrix Enhances XenApp with Virtual Machine-based Delivery

September 17, 2009
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Citrix Enhances XenApp with Virtual Machine-based Delivery

Citrix have announced significant new enhancements to Citrix XenApp 5 as part of their new Feature Release 2, available on 29th September. These enhancements include VM Hosted Apps, Power Management and the introduction of HDX Technologies to XenApp. With these new features, Citrix continue to develop and enhance their XenApp product.

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Hail the Microsoft RDS CAL-more than just a renamed TS CAL

September 9, 2009
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The Microsoft TS CAL has become the Microsoft RDS CAL. The change is not only in name, but in functionality and price. The most important new offering is the inclusion of an App-V license. This will make introducing Application Virtualization in Presentation Server more cost effective and may also impact on the choice of Application…

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Is Presentation Virtualization Yesterday’s Technology?

August 28, 2009
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How does Terminal Services compare to Hosted Desktops, when you compare TS vs VDI is there a winner? While some may say Presentation Virtualization is yesterday's technology, Presentation Virtualization is undoubtedly for today and indeed, many tomorrows.

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