Articles In Virtualization

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Earlier this morning, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a realignment of the company’s divisions, organizing them by function for all of Microsoft’s products. Ballmer says the changes will help Microsoft innovate quicker and with more efficiency. A proposal for a new technology providing single sign-on for applications on mobile devices is being considered by the OpenID Foundation. A user would be able to authenticate once on the d... read more.

  • July 11, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Security researchers warned that some Emergency Alert Systems are vulnerable to hackers. Digital Alert Systems inadvertently published its private secure shell key, giving hackers root access to devices running the default settings. Microsoft Windows group CFO Tami Reller announced Windows 8.1 will be released to computer and tablet manufacturers in late August. An official retail release date was not disclosed. Cisco named Julie He... read more.

  • July 09, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: McAfee announced the completion of its tender offer to acquire Finland-based Stonesoft Oyj, makers of physical and virtual network security products. McAfee says the move will help customers realize the company’s Security Connected strategy. EMC also announced the acquisition of Aveksa Inc, joining EMC’s RSA security division. Aveksa makes identity and access management products, which RSA will be implementing in its Adaptive IAM to he... read more.

  • July 08, 2013

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