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Virtualization


Citrix Acquires Cloud.com, Pledges Interoperability

Citrix Systems has acquired the open source cloud computing platform Cloud.com. The acquisition adds Cloud.com's CloudStack product line to the Citrix cloud infrastructure portfolio, which also includes Citrix's cloud-optimized virtualization platform, XenServer.

Oracle Launches Virtual Desktop Client App for iPad

Oracle has released its new Virtual Desktop Client App for iPad, which provides secure access to Oracle Sun Ray Software and Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure virtual desktops.

Ericom Launches Pure HTML5 RDP Client

Ericom has released AccessNow, a pure HTML5 remote desktop (RDP) client that runs within a Web browser without the need to install anything on the client device.

School Taps NAC Appliance for Virtualized Environment

A boarding school in the UK has adopted a new virtual version of a hardware-based NAC appliance for its VMware environment.

Fedora 15 Adds Cloud Deployment Builder, GNOME 3 Desktop, Robotics Suite

The Fedora Project has released an update to its flagship Linux-based operating system, Fedora 15.

Virtual Bridges Offers Free Virtualization Licenses for Educators

Virtual Bridges is offering K-12 organizations 50 free desktop virtualization licenses until June 30 through its Teacher's Pet campaign.

Dell Expands Desktop Virtualization Line

Dell has rolled out two new thin clients targeted toward education: the Dell OptiPlex FX130 and FX170.

Corona-Norco District Overhauls Storage System To Consolidate Data

A 53,000-student district in Southern California has beefed up its storage systems, switching from fibre-channel to iSCSI.

Oracle Sun Ray Virtual Desktop Software Gets Improved Networking, Multimedia Playback

Oracle has released an update to its cross-platform virtual desktop software, Sun Ray Software 5.2.

The Storage Challenges of Desktop Virtualization

The IT manager at a school district in the Northwest Territories thought he'd solved the storage management challenge posed in moving to virtual desktops. Then the district's vendor decided to go in a different direction, stranding him midway through the virtualization pilot program.

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