I caught up with V3 Systems CEO Peter Bookman last week to talk about VDI, the virtualized desktop, and the future of the Windows desktop.
One of the companies and technology to watch is Hotlink with its Cross Platform Management Technology (winner of Best of Show, VMworld 2012). If you have not heard of this before I think you will in the near future. This technology allows you to use VMware’s vCenter Server to manage and control all major hypervisors and public clouds to include VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (KVM), CloudStack, and Amazon EC2 all from within VMware vCenter.
It has just been revealed that Bay Area desktop virtualization startup Pano Logic has shut down. The news comes from a surprising source, The Credit Union Times, which scooped the IT world to the news. The news was confirmed by a former Pano Logic employee who requested not to be named.
ProfileUnity FlexApp is capable of presenting organisations with a comprehensive user environment management solution encompassing both user virtualization and a virtualized software distribution system. v5.2 adds user rights elevation, machine settings support and profile migration reporting. How does ProfileUnity stand against key competitors in the market with this new release?
I suggested that the best thing for Dell to do would be to sell it to VMware or Teradici. Dell vWorkspace is back, and I couldn’t be happier to be wrong.
As desktop virtualization technologies evolve, Desktop-Management-as-a-Service may supersede DaaS as the preferred solution for many small businesses.