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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    News: Browsium Catalyst Multi-browser Management Tool Released to Beta

    October 26, 2012
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    Browsium Catalyst

    While multi-browser environments are often needed to address compatibility and security problems, they come with several management challenges. Browsium are developing Catalyst to allow the most compatible and secure browser for each website on every PC in an organization to be centrally managed. A free beta trial is available.

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    VMworld 2012 – Horizon Mobile (Application Management)

    September 3, 2012
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    If Mobile Device Management (MDM) vendors needed any further notice this entire technology category is defunct, then VMware has kindly obliged, finally making good on its promise to offer a viable mobile virtualization platform with the announcement at VMworld 2012 of Horizon Mobile iOS.

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    Citrix release XenClient Enterprise 4.1: revolution or evolution in desktop virtualisation for laptops

    July 20, 2012
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    Citrix XenClient Enterprise 4.1, first full release since the Virtual Computer acquisition. How does 4.1 compare with previous versions? How has NxTop been utilised? FlexCast missed corporate laptops, does XenClient give an enterprise desktop virtualization platform for laptops?

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    Pano Logic Steals Cloud Client Mantel from Wyse

    July 16, 2012
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    Sometimes this approach works, with few exceptions everybody understands what is meant by "thin client" and "zero client" even when the details of the implementation are wildly different – a Dell Wyse Xenith 2 zero client and a Pano Logic G2M zero client may have widely diverging approaches to delivering a zero configuration plug and…

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    End User Computing: Protecting Data From the Device

    May 25, 2012
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    Some of us have multiple cloud endpoints in the form of mobile devices all trying to access our personal and corporate data to do our daily jobs. These incredibly useful devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.) are now a part of our organizations life. So how do we protect our data from them. IBM recently took a…

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    VMware Advances End User Computing Vision with View, Horizon and Personal Cloud Updates

    May 4, 2012
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    Kind to come just one week before the Citrix Synergy conference in San Francisco, VMware announced the next step towards its vision for end user computing today by unveiling the latest updates to VMware View and Horizon Application manager, as well as sharing more news about its Project Octopus beta.

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    What is Considered Too Big for Virtualization?

    April 25, 2012
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    CloudComputing

    A customer recently asked me, can we virtualize our Tier 1 App that receives 7Billion requests per day? My initial response was, on how many servers? Their answer was 15. This is quite a shocking set of numbers to consider. Add into this numbers such as 150K sessions per second, the need for a firewall,…

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    AppSense StrataApps – to self install apps, or not to self install apps, that is the question

    April 23, 2012
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    AppSenseLabs have released StrataApps, their long anticipated User Managed Applications Solution. We've discussed before that User Installed Applications, as a function, are often unloved and unwanted.And yet, almost every organization has a group of applications that fall outside the standard set that are administered and supported by IT. Unlike existing Application Virtualisation solutions, StrataApps doesn't…

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    Microsoft User Experience Virtualization. Can’t you find something more important to do?

    April 9, 2012
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    16 years after it introduced roaming profiles with the launch of Windows NT 4.0 Microsoft has decided to give it another go. In a blog post on Wednesday Karri Alexion-Tiernan (Director of Product Management for Microsoft Desktop Virtualization) announced the public beta of two new technologies, a major update to Microsoft App-V and an all…

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