At least one Nigerian is upset about the recently released XO, a low-cost Linux laptop designed by Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop Per Child Foundation for developing nations.Published reports say Ade Oyegbola, founder and CEO of Nigerian-based Lagos Analysis Corp.
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rPath has entered a pact with Novell that makes creating a virtual appliance easier for developers – and corporate lawyers.As part of the deal, which was announced yesterday, rPath will OEM Novell’s SUSE Linux Enterprise Server beginning in August, said Bill Marshall, the company’s CEO, and former Red Hatter.
Citrix has integrated one of its security products with its recently released XenDesktop virtual desktop solution.The latest incarnation of Citrix's Access Gateway appliance, version 1.
Linux creator Linus Torvalds blasted patent trollers, Microsoft, Sun and the virtualization craze in his second official communiqué to the public. And he said desktop Linux is going nowhere in market share.
Citrix announced this week its OpenStack-based cloud platform including a Citrix-certified version of OpenStack and a cloud optimized version of XenServer, enhancements to its HDX technology for cloud environments as well as two new Netscaler-branded products dubbed Cloud Gateway and Cloud Bridge
VMWare is turning up the heat on its competitors with a host of new virtualization products for the cloud.There are six new products that will be officially introduced at VMWorld today, and they are VMWare vCloud Director and the vShield security products portfolio, including VMware vShield Edge, VMware vShield App and VMware vShield Endpoint.
It could not have been easy for former Microsoft exec Paul Maritz to pronounce the death of the operating system today.Maritz, who is CEO of VMware, said during his keynote today that virtualization and new application frameworks combined represent the de facto operating system for the IT-as-a-Service era since the two layers of the new stack handle all of the hardware and application services once provided by operating systems.
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.
As the other Linux provider, Novell goes to great lengths to differentiate its offering from rival Red Hat.The company's expansive version 11 platform is no exception, and is said to promise unique advances in virtualization, management, interoperability, high availability and desktop computing.
Since unveiling its Open Compute Project and data center designs in 2011, Facebook's Open Compute project has been rallying OEMs to support and build open, interchangeable components. At Oscon 2012 today, the project's chief urged developers to accelerate the trend of open source hardware by refusing to buy "gratuitously differentiated" systems