Barracuda Backup Service Now Includes VMware Host Support

Barracuda Networks has released version 4.2 of its Barracuda Backup Service, which now includes VMware host support.

Green IT Practices Drive Cost Savings in K-12 Sector

Server consolidation, cooling technologies, and expanded use of virtualization are helping to drive down costs in K-12 IT operations, according to a new report released Monday.

Ericom AccessNow 2.0 Beefs Up Security, Gets Native HTML5 Overhaul

Ericom Software has released version 2.0 of its HTML5-based remote desktop protocol (RDP) client, Ericom AccessNow.

SAGE Day School Adopts Cloud-Based Virtual Desktops

New Jersey-based SAGE Day Schools has adopted virtual desktops across three campus locations in an effort to move to a completely cloud-based system.

New York District Adopts Profile Management Tool To Streamline VDI

The Phoenix Central School District in New York has implemented portable user profiles in an effort to streamline management and improve log in time.

Hempstead SD Implements Solid-State Flash Storage Array for Virtualization

Hempstead Public Schools district in Long Island is implementing a solid-state storage array as a storage hub for its VMware View virtual desktop infrastructure.

Virtual Money: Getting Creative To Stretch Technology Dollars

Two years ago, Andy Hall, technology director for Kearney R-1 School District in Kearney, MO, faced a dilemma that's not all that uncommon these days: budget cuts coupled with increased demand for IT services.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Offers Performance and Scalability Improvements

Red Hat has released a new version of its open-source enterprise virtualization platform, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0.

IBM Acquires Green Hat

IBM has acquired Green Hat, a provider of automated software testing and environment virtualization. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Solaris 11 Brings Enhanced Virtualization to Cloud-Centric OS

Oracle has released its Solaris 11 operating system (OS), which the company previewed last month at the Oracle OpenWorld 2011 event in San Francisco. Solaris 11 provides built-in virtualization capabilities for OS, network, and storage resources and is designed to run enterprise applications in private, hybrid, or public clouds. Oracle described it as the first fully virtualized, cloud OS.

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