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.
ClassLink has released LaunchPad Instructional Desktop View, an upgrade to the company's cloud-based virtual desktop software designed for K-12 schools.
Cisco has debuted two new Cisco Virtualization Experience Client (VXC) endpoints that enable high-quality voice and video in virtual desktop environments.
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 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.