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By Gotham, Posted in Uncategorized

The first Friday of every month is Gotham Jeans Day, an internal fundraiser for a charity selected from employee suggestions. Gotham's Charity of the Month for March was Avon Walk for Breast Cancer: The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series, which recognizes its 10th birthday in 2012, is a project of the Avon Foundation for Women, a 501(c)(3) public charity. Since its launch in 2003, the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series has raised more than $423 million through the dedication of nearly 160,000 participat... read more.

  • March 22, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Uncategorized

The first Friday of every month is Gotham Jeans Day, an internal fundraiser for a charity selected from employee suggestions. Gotham's Charity of the Month for March was Avon Walk for Breast Cancer: The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series, which recognizes its 10th birthday in 2012, is a project of the Avon Foundation for Women, a 501(c)(3) public charity. Since its launch in 2003, the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series has raised more than $423 million through the dedication of nearly 160,000 participat... read more.

  • March 22, 2012

By Russell D. Vines, Posted in Security

Bloomberg, Businessweek, the New York Times, and several other news outlets have been on the case of China's Sinovel Wind Group's use of corporate espionage to gain a competitive advantage over the United States and other countries. Last April, Sinovel stopped purchasing wind turbine control software from American Semiconductor Corp. for no apparent reason. By June, AMSC had figured out why: Sinovel had cracked AMSC's proprietary turbine management source code and didn't need AMSC any more. In what's bee... read more.

  • March 21, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

When VMware released vSphere 5.0 last August, it modified its licensing model to coincide with the release. The previous licensing model was based on the number of physical CPUs, with limits on the number of CPU cores and amount of RAM per physical host (version dependent). The new model, while retaining the physical CPU basis for pricing, uses a restriction on the total virtual memory assigned to all VMs to determine the pricing. In this article, we will review these changes at a high level, look at the... read more.

  • March 21, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

When VMware released vSphere 5.0 last August, it modified its licensing model to coincide with the release. The previous licensing model was based on the number of physical CPUs, with limits on the number of CPU cores and amount of RAM per physical host (version dependent). The new model, while retaining the physical CPU basis for pricing, uses a restriction on the total virtual memory assigned to all VMs to determine the pricing. In this article, we will review these changes at a high level, look at the... read more.

  • March 21, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

The Windows Blog: Microsoft released App-V 4.6 Service Pack 2 Public Beta, aimed at customers testing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview: http://bit.ly/wgCSFB ZDNet: Microsoft, Citrix-Dell to debut next-gen VDI solutions, promising greater ease of implementation: http://zd.net/A5Zr8J CRN: Microsoft patches critical Windows vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol service: http://bit.ly/z7wjjJ USA Today: iPad preorders sell out, demand 'off the charts': http://usat.ly/xmP2Eo InfoWorld: 5 big security mista... read more.

  • March 16, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Virtualization

The Windows Blog: Microsoft released App-V 4.6 Service Pack 2 Public Beta, aimed at customers testing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview: http://bit.ly/wgCSFB ZDNet: Microsoft, Citrix-Dell to debut next-gen VDI solutions, promising greater ease of implementation: http://zd.net/A5Zr8J CRN: Microsoft patches critical Windows vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol service: http://bit.ly/z7wjjJ USA Today: iPad preorders sell out, demand 'off the charts': http://usat.ly/xmP2Eo InfoWorld: 5 big security mista... read more.

  • March 16, 2012

By Gotham, Posted in Uncategorized

While Metro apps for both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome have been recently announced, users are getting a chance to actually use the Metro app for IE10 in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Providing a full-screen browsing window and touch friendly controls, the desktop experience feels like using browsers on smartphones and tablets, even on a desktop or laptop, though less intuitive when using a mouse. Read more at PCWorld. ... read more.

  • March 16, 2012