Virtualization


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.

Stretching IT Budgets with Open Source and Virtualization

Jeremy Fluhmann knows how to stretch a dollar. The technology director for Winters Independent School District in Winters, TX had a budget that would allow him to refresh about 50 computers a year. That's just a fraction of the 650 to 670 end user devices he estimated his two-person IT team supports in the district.

5 Essentials to Greening the Data Center

Not all energy-saving plans are created equal; some greening measures clearly rise to the top of the list of best practices. We talked to energy experts and district IT directors who have undertaken data-greening efforts, and from these conversations we were able to identify five essential elements to any data center greening initiative.

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