Dec2014

Rewatching Computer Chronicles: Everything Old Is New Again

It has been thirty-one years since the first Computer Chronicles show, and that first show depicted many interesting things that were not considered new at the time. Today, we find them new and interesting, or more to the point, improved …
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Oct2014

Application Virtualization: Is It Really the Tale of the Hypervisor?

What influence do hypervisor offerings from VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft have on the application virtualization vendor solution? In the case of VMware’s Horizon View, there is only one choice, because the product does not function with any other hypervisor. And …
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Jan2014

Something Is Wrong: It Must Be the Hypervisor!

Something is wrong—it must be the hypervisor! If you work in any virtual or cloud environments, how many times have you heard that statement as soon as any kind of problem surfaces? Way back when during the twentieth century, as a …
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Feb2013

Ravello Revives Binary Translation for Cloud Hypervisor

The team that brought you KVM are back with a new product and new direction. Qumranet founders —Benny Schnaider and Rami Tamir, have lifted the covers off Ravello Systems announcing it nested hypervisor platform HXV and a bold goal to create a cloud spanning hypervisor that will allow workloads to be moved from platform to platform regardless of the underlying infrastructure.

Sep2012

Bromium vSentry a Next Generation Hypervisor to End Malware Woes?

Desktop security startup Bromium announced the general availability of vSentry, at the Gartner Security and Risk Management management Summit in London today. Their first product to be based on the Bromium Microvisor designed to protect from advanced malware that attacks the enterprise through poisoned attachments, documents and websites.