Virtualization


Illinois District Chooses Comcast Ethernet for Cloud, Virtualization Services

Township High School District 214 in Illinois has chosen Comcast Metro Ethernet services to provide cloud computing, virtualization, streaming video, data, and voice services to support more than 12,000 students.

AppSense Releases Free Version of User Managed Applications Technology

AppSense, which develops products to help organizations virtualize user settings, is creating a set of programs to let users install applications without administrative rights even in lockdown situations.

Cisco, Citrix Form Desktop Virtualization Alliance

Cisco and Citrix have formed a strategic alliance for large-scale desktop virtualization deployments. The first deliverable of this collaboration will be the optimization of Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) for Citrix XenDesktop.

LaunchPad Adds Instructional Design View

ClassLink has released LaunchPad Instructional Desktop View, an upgrade to the company's cloud-based virtual desktop software designed for K-12 schools.

Cisco To Ship Virtual Desktop Clients with Enhanced Voice and Video

Cisco has debuted two new Cisco Virtualization Experience Client (VXC) endpoints that enable high-quality voice and video in virtual desktop environments.

Ericom AccessNow Adds Access to Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Connection Broker

Ericom AccessNow, a pure HTML5 remote desktop (RDP) client that runs within a Web browser without the need to install anything on the client device, has added the ability to access the Remote Desktop (RD) Connection Broker in Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services.

VMware and Cisco Launching 'Extensible LAN for the Cloud'

VMware and Cisco are rolling out enhancements to their combined virtualization solutions, along with improvements to several desktop virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions. The companies have also debuted the new Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) architecture, which forms the basis of a scalable LAN for the cloud.

Parallels Desktop 7 Launches with Lion Integration, New Mobile App

Parallels has launched Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac with Mac OS X Lion integration and more than 90 new features and enhancements.

Wyse Unveils New Mobile Thin Clients

Wyse Technology publicly debuted its new Wyse X class this week. The X class is a line of mobile "laptop" thin clients that support all desktop and application virtualization environments.

V-locity 3 Adds Full Integration with VMware ESXi and Improved Resource Optimization

Diskeeper Corporation has announced the latest version of its virtual platform disk optimizer for VMware, V-locity 3, which provides invisible background optimization on virtual servers to improve their input and output performance.

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