Today is the first day of Citrix's Synergy Conference and the company has come out with a gaggle of announcements. (As an aside, do announcements come in gaggles, coveys, pods, or packs?
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. Virtually Speaking examines the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using the technology.
Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He's literally written the book on virtualization and often comments on cloud computing, mobility and systems software. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
Tad Bodeman of HP's remote client solutions group provided a broad "memory dump" of today's HP client virtualization announcementt. As with my last post on this topic, HP and Desktop Virtualization, there's simply too much here for me to address each portion of the announcement separately.
Ariel Gorfung, CEO, Neocleus, and I had a fast paced, interesting discussion about the company's notion of "endpoint virtualization" and how that can change how organizations deploy and use desktop and laptop systems. At first I had trouble really getting to the heart of what they were doing.
As I mentioned in the post, Virtualization and security, quite a number of suppliers focused on security in virtualized environments have come forward to speak with me in the past month. Stonesoft is one of those companies.
I've been working through a project for a KG client that involves running through the same script on Windows (XP), Mac OS X (10.5) and Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop).
It's easy to spot market trends when many vendors call to schedule meetings and all of them want to speak about the same topic. The topic du mois is security in virtualized environments.
I recently read the post, When Is the Right Time to Launch Your Own Cloud? and thought Alistair Croll was on to something.
VMware has released two new virtualization management services and bundles to advance its technical lead in the market.To that end, the Palo Alto, Calif.
A while ago, I spoke with the folks of Apani about security in virtualized environments. Although this isn't a topic that is getting as much media attention as virtual machine software, virtual access software or virtual application environment software, it is a very important topic.
I see that Tony Asaro, Chief Strategy Officer over at Virtual Iron, recently presented some interesting comments about what makes up true server virtualization in his blog. In his post, he points out that "The hypervisor is important and is useful for consolidating servers.