News: Hotlink Enables Cross-Platform Cloud Management

Hotlink has extended its solution to allow cross-platform cloud management solutions like VMware vCloud Director and VMware vCloud Automation Center that use the vCenter, vCloud and PowerCII interfaces in vSphere to work consistently across vSphere, Hyper-V, XenServer, KVM, and Amazon EC2

How Good an Idea to Virtualize XenApp?

How good an idea to Virtualize XenApp? There were a number of benefits identified way back then: hardware abstraction allowing easier image management and OS upgrades; options for higher availability and faster recovery; even fail-over. Virtualization enabled silo consolidation and importantly enabled better management of user capacity on servers. However, there is a price. Reduced density and performance. Not all applications will benefit. That said, the flexibility that virtualization of XenApp offers is likely of greater benefit to many organisations.

CloudBolt Software

CloudBolt Command and Control (C2) is Controlled IT Self Service software that enables organizations to present IT resources to end users in a controlled and scalable manner, while also leveraging existing business and IT organization policies, practices, and processes. Implementing CloudBolt C2 Controlled IT Self Service takes minutes, not days or weeks, so IT organizations … Continue reading CloudBolt Software

Nivio – Has Someone got Desktop-As-A-Service for Small Business Right?

Nivio have announced a DaaS solution aimed at SME space. Offering access to Microsoft Windows on any device, rentable applications, and data storage in the cloud, it sounds as if Nivio’s service could be just the ticket for the tablet wielding small business user. What are Nivio doing that is different? Will this model be successful? What, if anything, can be learned by other DaaS providers, and what in turn needs to be learned by Nivio?

Riverbed

Cascade Family Overview Application-aware network performance management Riverbed® Cascade® is an application-aware network performance management (NPM) solution that provides IT operations the performance information they need to quickly find and fix network and application problems to keep business running at peak performance. It is the only solution to provide a single view across all networking architectures – … Continue reading Riverbed