Tech Round-up for 6/25/13

By Mark Handelman
Posted in Virtualization
On June 25, 2013

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 ( 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 Service 10 allowing enterprises to contain and protect corporate data on Android and iOS devices.

Microsoft’s TechEd Europe 2013 kicked off today with Server & Tools Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson announcing the availability of preview versions of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and SQL Server 2014.

Cisco introduced updates for their Catalyst line of switches and routers. The products are a part of the Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture, using open APIs to make networks more programmable and flexible.