Articles by 'Gotham'

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

When VMware released vSphere 5.0 last August, it modified its licensing model to coincide with the release. The previous licensing model was based on the number of physical CPUs, with limits on the number of CPU cores and amount of RAM per physical host (version dependent). The new model, while retaining the physical CPU basis for pricing, uses a restriction on the total virtual memory assigned to all VMs to determine the pricing. In this article, we will review these changes at a high level, look at the... read more.

  • March 21, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

When VMware released vSphere 5.0 last August, it modified its licensing model to coincide with the release. The previous licensing model was based on the number of physical CPUs, with limits on the number of CPU cores and amount of RAM per physical host (version dependent). The new model, while retaining the physical CPU basis for pricing, uses a restriction on the total virtual memory assigned to all VMs to determine the pricing. In this article, we will review these changes at a high level, look at the... read more.

  • March 21, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

The Windows Blog: Microsoft released App-V 4.6 Service Pack 2 Public Beta, aimed at customers testing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview: http://bit.ly/wgCSFB ZDNet: Microsoft, Citrix-Dell to debut next-gen VDI solutions, promising greater ease of implementation: http://zd.net/A5Zr8J CRN: Microsoft patches critical Windows vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol service: http://bit.ly/z7wjjJ USA Today: iPad preorders sell out, demand 'off the charts': http://usat.ly/xmP2Eo InfoWorld: 5 big security mista... read more.

  • March 16, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

The Windows Blog: Microsoft released App-V 4.6 Service Pack 2 Public Beta, aimed at customers testing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview: http://bit.ly/wgCSFB ZDNet: Microsoft, Citrix-Dell to debut next-gen VDI solutions, promising greater ease of implementation: http://zd.net/A5Zr8J CRN: Microsoft patches critical Windows vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol service: http://bit.ly/z7wjjJ USA Today: iPad preorders sell out, demand 'off the charts': http://usat.ly/xmP2Eo InfoWorld: 5 big security mista... read more.

  • March 16, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Uncategorized

While Metro apps for both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome have been recently announced, users are getting a chance to actually use the Metro app for IE10 in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Providing a full-screen browsing window and touch friendly controls, the desktop experience feels like using browsers on smartphones and tablets, even on a desktop or laptop, though less intuitive when using a mouse. Read more at PCWorld. ... read more.

  • March 16, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Uncategorized

While Metro apps for both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome have been recently announced, users are getting a chance to actually use the Metro app for IE10 in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Providing a full-screen browsing window and touch friendly controls, the desktop experience feels like using browsers on smartphones and tablets, even on a desktop or laptop, though less intuitive when using a mouse. Read more at PCWorld. ... read more.

  • March 16, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Security

Today’s networks are highly dynamic. New technologies add complexity, and the number and type of applications and systems on your network continues to grow. Information security risks multiply in number and scale as attackers become more sophisticated—and stealthy. White Paper: The Case for The Next-Generation IPS with Sourcefire Sourcefire Next-Generation IPS raises the bar for IPS technology by integrating real-time contextual awareness into its inspection. The system gathers information about n... read more.

  • March 15, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Security

Today’s networks are highly dynamic. New technologies add complexity, and the number and type of applications and systems on your network continues to grow. Information security risks multiply in number and scale as attackers become more sophisticated—and stealthy. White Paper: The Case for The Next-Generation IPS with Sourcefire Sourcefire Next-Generation IPS raises the bar for IPS technology by integrating real-time contextual awareness into its inspection. The system gathers information about n... read more.

  • March 15, 2012