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Virtualization


Parallels Desktop 4.0 Gets Performance Boost, DirectX 9.0 Support

Parallels has released Parallels Desktop 4.0, an update to the company's desktop virtualization solution for Mac OS X. The new version adds more than 50 new features, including support for DirectX 9.0 and significant performance improvements.

Devon IT Launches Green School Initiative

Devon IT has announced the launch of its Green School Initiative (GSI), a new program aimed at bringing thin client technology into the classroom.

Punahou School in Hawaii Turns to Virtualization for Data Center Energy Reduction

Punahou School, a private K-12 school in Hawaii, is launching a new effort to reduce its overall campus energy consumption by half within the next eight years. As part of the effort, the school is partnering with IBM to overhaul its data center with new servers and virtualization software from VMware.

Lee County Ramps Up Energy Efficiency in 25 Schools

The School District of Lee County in Florida is expanding an energy conservation program it launched in 2006. The district has contracted with FPL Services to implement the second phase of the program, in which 25 new schools will be overhauled to reduce energy and water consumption.

Danville School Joins Growing List of Institutions Going Solar

The Athenian School in Danville, CA has announced plans to implement a new 220-kilowatt photovoltaic system, projected to supply roughly half the school's annual energy needs.

Northern California School To Host 412 Kilowatt Solar Energy System

San Domenico School, a preK-12 Catholic school in Northern California, announced plans this week to install a 412 kilowatt solar energy system on its campus, a move that is expected to offset about 85 percent of the school's electricity costs an cut carbon emissions by about 860,000 pounds each year.

Colorado School Installs 100 Kilowatt Solar System

Kent Denver School, a private, non-profit college prep school in Colorado, has ramped up its renewable energy program by installing a 100 kilowatt solar system. The system, deployed by Bella Energy, will provide the school with more than 135,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year at a fixed cost for the next 20 years.

IBM Releases Virtual Storage Optimizer

IBM has unveiled a new storage solution designed to help organizations take advantage of cloud computing technology in order to significantly reduce their virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) storage needs.

HP Debuts Hardware, Software To Support VMware Environments

At this year's VMworld, HP announced a series of new offerings designed to help organizations simplify the implementation and management of VMware-based virtual environments.

Solar Power Fuels Science at Ruben Salazar Bilingual Education Center

Gerard Kovach had a simple goal: to teach his bilingual students the concepts of solar energy. The major obstacle: a lack of funds at his school for teaching materials.

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