SMB Virtualization

SMB Virtualization focuses on delivering the benefits of virtualization to SMB’s, and SME’s in a cost effective and easy to manage manner. SMB Virtualization covers all aspects for virtualization for the SMB or SME starting with hardware and working up the virtualization stack.|SMB Virtualization includes use of the technologies that allowed bursting into the cloud for small organizations as well as other cloud services that an SMB or SME could use to perform business operations within virtual or cloud environments. SMB Virtualization concentrates on the smaller scale organizations but while planning for those organizations to grow.

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    Numecent’s CloudPaging: Polished App Streaming or a Brand New Outfit?

    March 22, 2012
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    ApplicationVirtualization

    Numecent believe Cloudpaging has the potential to impact all connected devices where software needs to be delivered rapidly and securely. Cloudpaging isn;t just a fancy marketing term for a re-branded application virtualisation. Numecent have delivered a new application delivery technology that is poised to open up a new application delivery mechanism not only for enterprises,…

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    Will Microsoft Drive a Wedge Between VMware and EMC with Windows Server 8 and Hyper-V 3?

    March 15, 2012
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    Microsoft100x30

    Windows Server 8 and Hyper-V 3 may blow up the entire rationale for EMC owning VMware. Cheap storage for virtualization enabled by new Microsoft features will force VMware to embrace cheap storage as well. This will precipitate the commoditization of the storage market, and accelerate the pace of virtualization and cloud computing.

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    Onlive Desktop: VDI cannot be DaaS until Microsoft say so.

    March 13, 2012
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    DesktopVirtualization

    OnLive Desktop is on the verge of making a game-changing move in the VDI space delivering the hope of a service that a CFO would bite your hand off for. OnLive's delivery capability is a wakeup call to the ISVs and SPs who are trying to penetrate this market. With the license battle is about…

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    Using MAC-Based Licensing with vSphere: A Necessary Evil

    March 7, 2012
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    DataCenterVirtualization

    Should software licensing be completely based off of the hardware MAC address of the NIC and or UUID of the mother board? This process worked very well before the introduction of virtualization but now that virtualization has become more prevalent in most environments. I think software venders really need to reconsider how they are going…

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    Citrix VDI-in-a-Box goes mainstream

    March 5, 2012
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    citrix100x30

    In a much needed change of direction, Citrix has taken the training wheels off VDI-in-a-Box (VIAB) and is allowing it to compete unfettered against XenDesktop.

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    AppSense DataLocker gives Dropbox more security hints at the beginning of the end for VDI?

    March 1, 2012
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    AppSense DataLocker gives Dropbox more security hints at the beginning of the end for VDI?

    AppSense Lab's DataLocker's first release offers a method of encrypting and decrypting files to allow secure storage in cloud services. This is a new direction for AppSense - with support for win32/win64 platforms, but also Mac and iOS. A useful free tool, not really enterprise ready - but an important start for AppSense who are…

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    Citrix and Dell team up to deliver VDI-in-a-Box

    February 28, 2012
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    DesktopVirtualization

    Dell has joined the the highly competitive and technically diversified single box desktop virtualization market in partnership with Citrix to package VDI-in-a-Box as a virtual appliance. The somewhat awkwardly named Dell "DVS Simplified 1010" appliance is built on the Dell PowerEdge R710 rack server that comes pre-installed with Citrix XenServer 5.6 and VDI-in-a-Box 5.0.

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    Wouldn’t It Be Nice To Have … Appliances for All?

    February 23, 2012
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    I was involved with the design and deployment of a small proof of concept that would introduce virtualization to a local SMB in my area. The idea was to build them something small that they would grow into and at the same time demonstrate all the really cool things that virtualization can bring to the…

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    Hyper-V: Is it there yet?

    February 10, 2012
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    DataCenterVirtualization

    For a good portion of the time I have been working in the virtualization space, there has been plenty of hype about how it is just a matter of time before Microsoft “leapfrogs” ahead of VMware in the area of virtualization and with the massive upgraded version of Hyper-V 3.0 that will ship with Windows…

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