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 has launched Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac with Mac OS X Lion integration and more than 90 new features and enhancements.
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.
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.
Intel Open Fibre Channel over Ethernet (Open FCoE), announced in January 2011, is now available on the VMware vSphere 5 enterprise virtualization platform for cloud infrastructures.
Red Hat has released the beta version of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0, offering the ability to deploy the management server on Linux.
Georgia’s Morgan County School System has implemented a secure virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to enable its students and staff to access their personal desktops from any computer.
Nutanix has released Nutanix Complete Cluster, a solution designed for virtualization that uses a distributed system software layer to combine servers and storage into a single tier and eliminates the need for network storage.
Alvarado Independent School District in Texas has improved the performance and efficiency of the district’s data storage while implementing a virtualized server environment and virtual desktop infrastructure.
Radiant Logic has launched a new suite that will allow its customers to provide users with access to programs hosted both internally on the network and in the cloud.
- By Dian Schaffhauser