Application Virtualization

Application Virtualization covers application layering and application delivery approaches like streaming applications, and local application virtualization. Infrastructure as a Service focuses upon isolating the operating system from its underlying hardware and allowing multiple instances of operating systems to share that underlying hardware. Application Virtualization focuses upon isolating application from their underlying operating systems.|This make it unnecessary to install applications into operating systems, makes it easier to update new versions of applications, and breaks the dependencies between versions of applications and the specific versions of operating systems. Popular application virtualization offerings include Microsoft App-V, VMware ThinApp, and the XenApp Plugin for Hosted and Streaming applications.

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    Installing/Packaging Applications: The Unexpected Bottleneck

    January 1, 2014
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    Virtualizing applications is simple, right? After all, Microsoft Office can be installed or packaged in a matter of minutes, so all apps must be this easy. And via a tool like Citrix App Orchestration, the application can be published, secured, and presented to users auto“magic”ally. Thus, application virtualization professionals must have easy jobs, right? 

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    Transforming Desktops, Applications First

    October 28, 2013
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    Transforming Desktops, Applications First

    Transforming desktops is a multi-faceted process. To start, you need to get a hold of your existing desktop service inventory applications.

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    Moka5: Managed Local Desktops in the Cloud

    October 7, 2013
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    Moka5: Managed Local Desktops in the Cloud

    Moka5 is tackling the problem of desktop management with their LivePC bare metal and software operating system virtualization solutions. If you consider that one of the major challenges in desktop management is the constant need to keep the base systems updated with system and security patches, and application updates that come just as often.

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    Booths to Visit at VMworld 2013

    August 21, 2013
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    VMworld 2013 is upon us and one of our tasks is to figure out which vendor's booths to go see. With over 230 booths to choose from this is a daunting task. If you are interested in finding creative new solutions to your management, monitoring, deployment, security, data protection, and desktop management problems, this list…

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    Virtualization News for 4/1/2013

    March 29, 2013
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    April Fools

    April Fools 2013. Nothing in this post is true. If anything in this post becomes true then we are all fools for not foreseeing it.

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    Horizon Suite: VMware Inches Towards The Virtual Workspace

    February 21, 2013
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    VMware took one small step towards the realization of its desktop strategy with the launch of Horizon Suite yesterday, but failed to to make a giant leap.

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    VMware’s Fourth Quarter and 2012 Financial Results

    January 29, 2013
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    VMware has delivered impressive growth in revenue, and lackluster growth in earnings. Growing earnings while addressing VMware's numerous strategic challenges will prove to make 2013 a demanding year for Pat Gelsinger and his team.

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    Project Avalon: Will Citrix Put VMware Horizon to the Sword?

    November 9, 2012
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    Project Avalon: Will Citrix Put VMware Horizon to the Sword?

    How does Project Avalon's Excalibur component focus on making a new FlexCast platform and deliver applications beyond the PC. How does Project Avalon's Merlin component deliver Self-service provision, management and service orchestration. Will these components deliver Windows apps and desktops as a true cloud service and can these services be compare to VMware's Horizon?

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    VMware Horizon Mobile is Finally on the Way

    November 8, 2012
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    Srinivas Krishnamurti (VMware - Senior Director for Mobile Solutions) has announced that VMware is partnering with Motorola and SoftBank to launch VMware Horizon Mobile in Japan.

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