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Virtualization


MDOP 2009 R2 Arriving Next Month

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 will get an R2 upgrade next month, according to an announcement by Microsoft earlier this week.

Reflex Systems Offers New Rev of Virtualization Management Platform

Reflex Systems has released version 2.0 of Reflex VMC, its virtualization integration platform. Updates show up in its policy and software asset management functions, role-based access control, and cloud-computing features. Reflex Virtualization Management Center (VMC) integrates security, compliance, audit, and management of the virtual environment.

Red Hat Launches Linux Release with KVM Hypervisor

Red Hat has released the fourth update of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) platform, which the company is calling the foundation of its virtualization portfolio.

Microsoft Unveils Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

Microsoft released the latest version of its free standalone server virtualization solution Friday.

VMworld Preview: VMware's 'Internal Cloud,' New Products, More

The fifth-annual VMworld user conference gets under way this week in San Francisco with a flurry of product announcements; a schedule packed with keynotes, sessions, labs, and product demos; and a bit of controversy.

Pennsylvania District Moves to Thin Clients

Western Wayne School District in Pennsylvania is moving away from PCs for students and toward thin clients. The district is replacing desktop systems on a rolling basis with Wyse Technology's thin clients in an effort to cut technology costs and funnel the money into other areas, such as art and music.

Virtual Desktops Get Energy Rebates

NComputing this week announced that its thin clients (also known as "virtual desktops") now qualify for energy rebates in several states.

NSTA Names Grand Prize Winner in Sustainability Challenge

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Discovery, and the Siemens Foundation have announced the grand prize winner in the "Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge." The initiative called on K-12 students to develop green solutions for their schools, homes, and communities.

Boarding School Chooses ImageNow To Digitize Documents

Phillips Academy in Massachusetts has chosen Perceptive Software's ImageNow enterprise document management and imaging application to bring its extensive filing archive into the 21st century.

MI Districts Join Renewable Energy Purchase Initiative

Clean Green Energy (CGE) announced that eight more high school districts in Michigan's Upper Peninsula have signed long-term power purchase agreements for integrated renewable energy systems at their schools as part of the Project EverGREEN Schools program.

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