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  • Credit Suisse saves power with virtualization

    Banking giant Credit Suisse has found a way to stem its seemingly ever-growing need for electricity, through the use of virtualization.

    Written by Joab Jackson09 Oct. 10 06:20
  • Citrix launches fresh cloud attack on VMware

    Rivals Citrix and VMware have taken their battle beyond technology development, even beyond marketing. Now they're working on the imaginations and psychology of potential customers and, to a certain extent, rewriting history.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty09 Oct. 10 04:51
  • Citrix offers enhancements in XenServer 5.1

    Citrix has announced a new version of Citrix XenServer claiming to have introduced new functionality to improve storage as companies roll out desktop virtualisation and ability to support cloud services.

    Written by Maxwell Cooter08 Oct. 10 01:10
  • McAfee introduces antivirus product for virtual environments

    McAfee has developed an antivirus product or virtulised environments. The company has partnered with Citrix to provide a means of protecting virtual machines in the same way that it can handle physical ones.

    Written by Maxwell Cooter08 Oct. 10 01:12
  • Citrix gives a sneak peek at upcoming iPad client

    Citrix Systems is preparing a new version of its Receiver client for Apple iPads running iOS 4.2, the company said on Wednesday at its Synergy user conference.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs07 Oct. 10 02:58
  • Finding lost IT with RFID

    LAS VEGAS -- Vendors are increasingly trying to sell users on the idea that they need to stick RFID tags on IT equipment to keep track of it. Users are interested in this technology because they would much rather automate inventory tracking then go server-to-server with a bar code scanner and clipboard.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau06 Oct. 10 22:26
  • Citrix simplifies management with XenDesktop 5

    By making the new version of XenDesktop easier to manage, Citrix Systems is hoping to convince more companies to virtualize their desktops, the company said on Wednesday at its Synergy user conference.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs07 Oct. 10 00:37
  • Desktop management: CIOs need to get user-centric

    The corporate desktop continues to be something of an issue for CIOs. It undoubtedly provides a platform of unparalleled flexibility, but it also serves as a significant drain on scarce IT resources.

    Written by Roy Illsley30 Sept. 10 07:16
  • Cisco expands 11n Wi-Fi line, mobile VPN client

    Cisco Tuesday unveiled new additions to its mobility product lines, including an entry-level 802.11n Wi-Fi access point, a mobile VPN client, and the first step toward extending virtual desktop environments to mobile devices in the field.

    Written by John Cox06 Oct. 10 02:07
  • Virtualized desktops to headline at Citrix Synergy

    Synergy, the Citrix user conference, will open its doors in Berlin on Wednesday. The company is expected to launch a new version of XenDesktop there, and also to talk about its client hypervisor XenClient, which should allow users with a virtualized desktop to work offline.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs05 Oct. 10 22:19
  • VMware seeking a driver for mobile virtualization

    Virtualization is on its way to mobile phones and could allow consumers to buy cheaper smartphones, download a wider variety of apps, or have a single device for both personal and businesses use, according to executives from VMware and other vendors.

    Written by Stephen Lawson02 Oct. 10 06:55
  • Virtualization to supercharge new tablets, smartphones

    Next-generation smartphones and tablets will run multiple operating systems and powerful cloud applications like high-definition gaming thanks to the growing use of virtualization on mobile devices, experts said this week.

    Written by Agam Shah30 Sept. 10 02:46
  • Dell's VIS vision takes shape

    Dell's Advanced Infrastructure Manager (AIM) is designed to automate a wide variety of common administration tasks, from server provisioning to failure management. Thus, it stands to reason that Dell also aims to reduce the overhead of service procurement, but that is not a job for AIM alone.

    Written by Paul Venezia29 Sept. 10 20:10
  • CA Technologies to buy Hyperformix

    CA Technologies has entered into a formal agreement to purchase capacity management software provider Hyperformix, which is based in Austin, Texas, the two companies announced Tuesday.

    Written by Joab Jackson29 Sept. 10 01:33