Articles In Virtualization

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

CITRIX SYNERGY, San Francisco – May 7, 2012 – M7 Global Partners today announced a comprehensive strategic initiative with EMC® to collaborate on the development and deployment of desktop virtualization infrastructures that integrate world-class technologies from EMC and Citrix. News Summary: The initiative comprises the following: Development and execution of dedicated customer-focused programs to design, optimize and support deployments of Citrix XenDesktop® Joint development of proof-of-concepts... read more.

  • May 08, 2012

By Stephen Kilcoyne, Posted in Virtualization

Big news coming out of Citrix Synergy today:   Gotham was named Citrix Northeast Area Partner of the Year.   Our partner in M7 Global Partners, AEC Group, was named Citrix North American Partner of the Year.   M7 Global Partners also announced a strategic initiative with EMC to deliver optimized Citrix XenDesktop virtualized deployments.... read more.

  • May 07, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

PC Magazine: VMware releases View 5.1, with new storage and collaboration capabilities, improved security, and more: http://bit.ly/IGdtYx PC World: For the first time, hacked websites deliver Android malware: http://bit.ly/IYpGUD InfoWorld: VMware's Project Octopus lets users securely connect, share data, and collaborate regardless of device: http://bit.ly/IWEULr Computerworld: IE gains usage share for third month in the first four of 2012, remains the world's top browser: http://bit.ly/IWFHfd CRN: Cl... read more.

  • May 04, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

PC Magazine: VMware releases View 5.1, with new storage and collaboration capabilities, improved security, and more: http://bit.ly/IGdtYx PC World: For the first time, hacked websites deliver Android malware: http://bit.ly/IYpGUD InfoWorld: VMware's Project Octopus lets users securely connect, share data, and collaborate regardless of device: http://bit.ly/IWEULr Computerworld: IE gains usage share for third month in the first four of 2012, remains the world's top browser: http://bit.ly/IWFHfd CRN: Cl... read more.

  • May 04, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

Organizations and consumers considering the benefits of cloud computing have a choice of hosted solutions: public, private, and hybrid clouds. Public Cloud: Services are shared by multiple organizations, organized into virtual pools, and provided to specific customers. These virtual pools hide the fact that the infrastructure is shared among multiple customers. Public clouds tend to be standardized, with little room for customization. Standard security policies are applied across the entire solution, and... read more.

  • May 01, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

Organizations and consumers considering the benefits of cloud computing have a choice of hosted solutions: public, private, and hybrid clouds. Public Cloud: Services are shared by multiple organizations, organized into virtual pools, and provided to specific customers. These virtual pools hide the fact that the infrastructure is shared among multiple customers. Public clouds tend to be standardized, with little room for customization. Standard security policies are applied across the entire solution, and... read more.

  • May 01, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

InfoWorld: Microsoft to support ODF 1.2 open document standard in Office 15 and Office365: http://bit.ly/IlFAXi Wired: Hands on with Google Drive: 5 GB free storage, integration with Google services, and more: http://bit.ly/InQlaF Network World: Windows 8 release preview, the most complete version of the OS to date, slated for June release: http://bit.ly/IkN0Jb CNET: New variant of Flashback malware installs itself without a password, deletes files and folders to mask its presence: http://cnet.co/JCXnv... read more.

  • April 27, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

InfoWorld: Microsoft to support ODF 1.2 open document standard in Office 15 and Office365: http://bit.ly/IlFAXi Wired: Hands on with Google Drive: 5 GB free storage, integration with Google services, and more: http://bit.ly/InQlaF Network World: Windows 8 release preview, the most complete version of the OS to date, slated for June release: http://bit.ly/IkN0Jb CNET: New variant of Flashback malware installs itself without a password, deletes files and folders to mask its presence: http://cnet.co/JCXnv... read more.

  • April 27, 2012

By Stephen Kilcoyne, Posted in Virtualization

On Tuesday, April 23, according to this VMware Security Note, VMware's “security team became aware of the public posting of a single file from the VMware ESX source code and the possibility that more files may be posted in the future." The code dates back to the 2003-2004 timeframe, and VMware is conducting an investigation.   There is no indication that VMware customers should be concerned of any increased risk at this time. We will continue to keep tabs on the situation, and if and when furth... read more.

  • April 26, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

InfoWorld's J. Peter Bruzzese interviewed Gotham's Ron Barrett about his experience using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012. Bruzzese: What have you found to be the most impressive aspects of Configuration Manager? Barrett: First and foremost, the switch to user-centric management is huge. In an era when BYOD (bring your own device) has become the rule rather than the exception, IT needs to find a way to bring users the productivity they crave while maintaining control over the corpor... read more.

  • April 25, 2012