Articles In Virtualization

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Researchers from Bluebox Security found a flaw in Google’s Android OS dating back four years that allows hackers to modify digitally signed apps to be used maliciously. While apps on the Google Play store are unaffected, the malicious apps can come from email or third-party app stores. Microsoft’s monthly patch for July will cover seven security issues, six of them of the remote-code execution variety. The patches are for Windows, the... read more.

  • July 05, 2013

By Brian Wagner, Posted in Virtualization

In the last week, Citrix has released updated versions of many of the products in its portfolio. This includes, XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer, Provisioning Server, StoreFront, User Profile Manager, Receiver, VDI-in-a-Box, and more! Below is a breakdown of each new product version and the highlights in the new version: XenApp / XenDesktop - I combined these because as you likely already know, the products have been consolidated to XenDesktop 7. This consolidation allows for shared management between XenDe... read more.

  • July 03, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: The latest update to EMC’s Syncplicity service gives enterprises more control over how data gets distributed and to whom. Syncplicity also now offers FIPS-compliant apps for Android and iOS. MIT researchers are working on a system to prevent attackers from reading data when it’s transmitted in the system’s memory. Memory addresses would be arranged like a tree, but assigned randomly. Security researchers with ESET say the Darkleech... read more.

  • July 03, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Microsoft’s TechNet subscription service, which allows subscribers to pay an annual fee to download most of the company’s desktop and server software, will be closing. New subscriptions will no longer be sold as of August 31. At Microsoft’s Build developer conference last week, C++ Committee chair and Microsoft developer Herb Sutter discussed how new updates to Visual Studio will better synchronize with updates to the C++ programming l... read more.

  • July 02, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Yesterday at Build, Microsoft announced new developer platforms in Windows Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure Web Sites. The company also showed enhancements in Windows Azure Active Directory. Cisco released security patches for its email, web, and content security appliances. Vulnerabilities in the systems could allow attackers to run commands in the OS or disrupt critical processes. With the recent revelation of the National... read more.

  • June 28, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

Veeam® Backup & Replication™ v7 is coming, and Gotham is pulling back the curtain to give you a sneak peek at the future of data protection. Here are the latest innovations from Veeam: Two disruptive innovations – Built-in WAN Acceleration and Backup from Storage Snapshots Seven market-leading features – Archive to Tape; Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint; vCloud Director support; vSphere Web Client; Virtual Lab for Replicas; Virtual Lab for Hyper-V; Enhanced 1-Click Restore Over 50 other enha... read more.

  • June 26, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

Veeam® Backup & Replication™ v7 is coming, and Gotham is pulling back the curtain to give you a sneak peek at the future of data protection. Here are the latest innovations from Veeam: Two disruptive innovations – Built-in WAN Acceleration and Backup from Storage Snapshots Seven market-leading features – Archive to Tape; Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint; vCloud Director support; vSphere Web Client; Virtual Lab for Replicas; Virtual Lab for Hyper-V; Enhanced 1-Click Restore Over 50 other enha... read more.

  • June 26, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: CNET will be covering Microsoft’s Build 2013 keynote live at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT from San Francisco, where Microsoft is expected to unveil its Windows 8.1 update. Juniper released its third annual Mobile Threats Report, detailing a 614% growth rate of malware from March 2012 through March 2013. 92 percent of all threats detected by Juniper were aimed at Android devices. VMware is adding Apache Hadoop support to vSphere through the... read more.

  • June 26, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Citrix launched a full-featured and open-source version of XenServer 6.2, along with a community portal (XenServer.org) for developers and partners to collaborate. Oracle and Microsoft announced that Oracle software, such as Java, WebLogic, and Linux, is now certified for Microsoft’s Azure and Hyper-V, on top of earlier certification for Windows Server. BlackBerry released Secure Work Space, an add-on to BlackBerry Enterprise Servic... read more.

  • June 25, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Edward Iacobucci, who co-founded Citrix in 1989 after working at IBM, died of pancreatic cancer Friday morning, Citrix announced. Symantec has found the first fake antivirus app on Android. The app pretends to find a virus, and prevents the user from accessing their device unless they pay to remove the fake virus. Testing on the HTTP 2.0 protocol is set to begin in August. Among the new features is multiplexing, which supports sendi... read more.

  • June 24, 2013