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Leostream's Connection Broker 7 integrates with VMware View and Apple's iPad and iPhone

Leostream has launched an upgraded version of its VDI connection broker that offers support for VMware View as well as Apple's iPad, iPhone and iTouch devices.Connection Broker 7, which was officially announced at the beginning of VMWare's VMWorld, also offers new policy-based provisioning, refined cluster services, enhanced OpenLDAP support (eliminates requirement for Active Directory deployment), local user access management, enhanced reporting capabilities and better failover.

August 30, 2010 by

The cloud computing battleground takes shape. Will it be winner-take-all?

This year has been one of relatively grand alliances between emerging cloud computing vendors as they fill holes in their capabilities and try to create appealing one-stop enterprise cloud services.We’ve seen major announcements so far from IBM and Juniper, Cisco/EMC/VMware, and most recently BMC and Salesforce. There are many other smaller initiatives that have formed as well and all of these efforts underscore several key points for those businesses trying to understand the real strategic benefits of the cloud including cost, agility, and scalability.In the end we have some momentus choices; here's how to take the high road when it comes to enterprise cloud computing.

November 24, 2009 by

VMWare, Microsoft target SMBs with new virtual offerings

VMWare and Microsoft aim to bring the benefits of virtualization to more small to medium sized businesses.At VMWorld 2009 this week, VMWare introduced a web service called Go that is designed to simplify the configuration and installation of ESXi, the company's hypervisor, which is also free.

September 2, 2009 by

VMWare executive shows off fluid network switching

At the Interop Conference in Las Vegas, VMWare CTO Stephen Herrod explains what the additional features in the company's network switching distribution will bring to virtualization. One of the benefits will be allowing other companies, like Cisco, to create a virtual switch within VMWare's cloud so that businesses can choose whoever they want to handle their networking.

May 25, 2009 by

VMWare executive shows off fluid network switching

At the Interop Conference in Las Vegas, VMWare CTO Stephen Herrod explains what the additional features in the company's network switching distribution will bring to virtualization. One of the benefits will be allowing other companies, like Cisco, to create a virtual switch within VMWare's cloud so that businesses can choose whoever they want to handle their networking. Rob Noth of VMWare demonstrates the Cisco command line.

May 22, 2009 by

VMWare and HP align products to bring greater management and insight to virtualized environments

I was just having breakfast yesterday with two systems architects from Seattle, who said they were exploring virtualization, including both VMWare and Xen hypervisors. The liked the potential benefits but were put off by the complexity of setting the stuff up and maintaining it. Their choices, they said, pretty much boiled down to consulting help or more automation in the software.

June 18, 2008 by

VMworld Europe: Conference Blog Day 2 (part 2)

As much of the discussion so far has focused on server virtualisation, this conference has logically moved on to discuss the potential benefits of virtualisation on the desktop. The argument is that by extending the VMware platform to the desktop, IT administrators can deploy virtual machines on every PC in a company and handle the whole manage, update and deploy process faster and more securely.

February 27, 2008 by

Microsoft's unveils its grand virtualization strategy

Updated 11:00 AM PST: Microsoft will formally unveil its grand virtualization strategy tomorrow at a Virtualization Deployment Summit in Bellevue, WA, highlighted by the acquisition of Calista Technologies, a deeper alliance with Citrix and initiatives for deploying virtualization from desktops to data centers (see also Mary Jo Foley's take on the announcements).Microsoft, as well as VMware and Citrix's XenSource division, see a fertile greenfield for virtualization.

January 21, 2008 by

VMware picks up application virtualization company Thinstall

VMware said Tuesday that it has acquired application virtualization company Thinstall in a move that will broaden the company's desktop capabilities.Privately held Thinstall delivers application virtualization to the desktop and doesn't require preinstalled software and deployment infrastructure.

January 14, 2008 by

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