Articles In Virtualization

By Hank Smith, Posted in Virtualization

XenServer 6.0 provides many new features. One feature I want to focus on is multi-GPU passthrough. This is a huge enhancement for XenDesktop and XenApp environments. What is a GPU? A GPU is a graphics processing unit utilized for 3D rendering, typically required for CAD/CAM software. In the past, CAD/CAM remote application access was not possible on XenApp due to the graphics requirements of such applications. XenDesktop provided this functionality by utilizing blade PCs or physical workstations. A 1:1 r... read more.

  • March 30, 2012

By Brian Wagner, Posted in Virtualization

The latest Citrix Receiver for iOS and Android added a new feature to integrate RSA Soft Token functionality natively in the app. There is little documentation on how to make this work, so this should help clarify. Open the token link that was sent in an e-mail. A list of applications will appear, and may vary based on the device, apps, etc. Choose Citrix Receiver. Enter the password if one was created by your administrator. If you are a first-time RSA user, or this is a new soft to... read more.

  • March 30, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

Ars Technica: Microsoft offers free cloud backup beta for Windows Server 8: http://bit.ly/HjdyKb ZDNet: 47% of US companies experiencing a data breach turn to identity and access management technology to prevent another breach: http://zd.net/HnBD5u CNET: New exploit uses old Office vulnerability for OS X malware delivery: http://cnet.co/HiJwsE Ars Technica: Microsoft announces cloud building with TFS and Feature Packs for Visual Studio, with substantial updates: http://bit.ly/GWkXnh Computerworld: Vir... read more.

  • March 30, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

Ars Technica: Microsoft offers free cloud backup beta for Windows Server 8: http://bit.ly/HjdyKb ZDNet: 47% of US companies experiencing a data breach turn to identity and access management technology to prevent another breach: http://zd.net/HnBD5u CNET: New exploit uses old Office vulnerability for OS X malware delivery: http://cnet.co/HiJwsE Ars Technica: Microsoft announces cloud building with TFS and Feature Packs for Visual Studio, with substantial updates: http://bit.ly/GWkXnh Computerworld: Vir... read more.

  • March 30, 2012

By Nancy Rand, Posted in Virtualization

VMware vCenter Operations Manager presents three overall views of your virtual infrastructure: Health, Risk and Efficiency, represented by badges on a consolidated dashboard. Source: VMware Health describes the current state of the virtual infrastructure. Its score is based on workloads, anomalies, and faults of host and virtual machine infrastructure. Risk presents short-term capacity and is based on time remaining, capacity remaining and stress calculations of the environment. Efficiency pre... read more.

  • March 29, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

From the EMC Glossary: Cloud computing leverages the efficient pooling of on-demand, self-managed virtual infrastructure to create a shared resource that is consumed as a service. This model creates convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. ... read more.

  • March 26, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

From the EMC Glossary: Cloud computing leverages the efficient pooling of on-demand, self-managed virtual infrastructure to create a shared resource that is consumed as a service. This model creates convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. ... read more.

  • March 26, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

The company last week showed more love for mobile with the release of VMware View for Android, the latest version of its ubiquitous (and free) VDI client that's also available for iPad, Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. Shown here running on a tablet, VMware View for Android employs the PCoIP protocol and works with VMware View Server 4.6 or 5.0 and most devices running Android 2.2 or later. Read more at CRN. ... read more.

  • March 23, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

The company last week showed more love for mobile with the release of VMware View for Android, the latest version of its ubiquitous (and free) VDI client that's also available for iPad, Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. Shown here running on a tablet, VMware View for Android employs the PCoIP protocol and works with VMware View Server 4.6 or 5.0 and most devices running Android 2.2 or later. Read more at CRN. ... read more.

  • March 23, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

ZDNet: Most owners of compromised Web sites don't know how they were hacked: http://zd.net/GLC8Hp PCWorld: Outlook 15 gets ready for touch tablets, gets rid of Social Connector, adds in-line replies: http://bit.ly/GIpPeC CRN: Windows 8 is on track to be finished this summer and launched 'around October,' according to a Bloomberg report: http://bit.ly/GGDf7c Ars Technica: Criminal and malicious attacks accounted for 37% of corporate data breaches in 2011, a 6% rise from 2010: http://bit.ly/GEgbWS Compu... read more.

  • March 23, 2012