Virtualization


VMware Unveils ThinApp 4.0 for Application Virtualization

VMware has announced VMware ThinApp 4.0,  its major offering in the emerging market for application virtualization.

Tech-Ed Keynote Highlights 'Dynamic IT' and Virtualization

Microsoft's Tech-Ed North America event for IT professionals kicked off today with a keynote address on enabling "dynamic IT."

Virtualization Exam Now in Beta Testing

Exam 70-652 offers MCPs a chance to prove expertise in setting up and configuring virtual machines.

Two VMware Vulnerabilities Found, Fixed

A pair of vulnerabilities found in several VMware Linux products will require users to update these products to resecure their systems, security analysis firm iDefense announced yesterday.

Microsoft Revamps MSDN and TechNet

Microsoft late last week launched a revamped iteration of its highly trafficked resource sites for developers and IT professionals.

More VMware Buzz as B-hive Acquisition Announced

When you have most of the marbles, it never hurts to have a few more.

VMware Enhances Thin Client Partnerships

Stealing some thunder from Citrix's recent XenDesktop unveiling, VMware has made several announcements aimed at strengthening partnerships with thin client suppliers.

HP Expands Desktop Virtualization with Thin Client

Hewlett-Packard has expanded its role in the desktop virtualization arena with new mobile thin client hardware, extended software offerings and deeper industry alliances.

New Hyper-V Release Candidate Out

Microsoft today published a new release candidate (RC1) of its first enterprise-class hypervisor, Hyper-V. The release marks the next step of what has been a quick march to commercial availability for a critical product in Microsoft's emerging virtualization lineup.

XenDesktop Details Emerge as Product Begins Shipping

With a tiered pricing structure designed to undercut VMware's offerings, Citrix has announced the availability of XenDesktop, its much anticipated and discussed product offering in the increasingly important desktop virtualization arena.

Citrix Debuts New Desktop Appliance Partner Program

Citrix today announced a new Desktop Appliance Partner Program. Appliances and thin clients are important elements in the emerging value chain for hosted desktop virtualization solutions both in terms of end user expectations for performance and ease of installation.

Beta Version of Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool Now Available

Microsoft last week released a beta version of its Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool on the Microsoft Connect site.

New VMware Deployment, Disaster Recovery Apps Available

On Monday, VMware announced the release of two new virtualization management products: VMware Site Recovery Manager, a data and disaster recovery tool for datacenters, and VMware Stage Manager, designed for automating the delivery of virtualized applications and environments.

Citrix, Dell Partner on Virtualization

Deepening its existing partner relationship with Dell as a new competitive dynamic and pricing model unfolds, Citrix has announced the availability of a Dell-specific embedded version of XenServer for Dell PowerEdge servers.

The Importance of Being Clustered

Sanbolic's chairman Bill Stevenson sees clustered file systems as a key technical piece in the virtualization puzzle.

The Multi-Core Muddle

PCs are moving to multi-core as operating systems, applications and languages struggle to keep up.

Microsoft and Novell Take Linux Licensing to China

Microsoft and Novell have stepped up their collaborative efforts on open source operating system technology and intellectual property by moving their controversial enterprise Linux licensing agreement into the Chinese market.

Microsoft Launches Dynamics CRM Online

Microsoft rolled out its Dynamics CRM Online platform today as a generally available service.

Citrix To Launch XenDesktop May 20

Citrix Systems announced Monday that its new enterprise desktop virtualization product, XenDesktop, will debut next month.

Virtualization May Help With Windows Bloat

The Microsoft Windows operating system has become unwieldy and is choking on the amount of code that needs to be maintained.

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