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Implications of Crosby and Pratt leaving Citrix

Posted by Kenneth van Surksum   |   Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011   |   0 Comments

Now that the news is out that Citrix’s CTO Simon Crosby, and Vice President Ian Pratt are leaving Citrix, to start their own company called Bromium, its clear that this…

Citrix loses its CTO Simon Crosby and VP Ian Pratt

Posted by Kenneth van Surksum   |   Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011   |   0 Comments

Citrix’s CTO for the Data Center and Cloud Division, Simon Crosby just announced that he is leaving Citrix together with Ian Pratt, Chairman of and VP of Advanced Virtualization…

Release: Virtual Computer NxTop 3.0

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, September 6th, 2010   |   0 Comments

Earlier this week the US startup Virtual Computer announced the availability of NxTop 3.0.Like Neocleus (just acquired by Intel), Virtual Computer pioneered the use of a client hypervisor to enhance…

VMware to announce a new networking platform and OS – UPDATED

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, August 10th, 2010   |   0 Comments

The VMware’s annual conference, the VMworld, will take place at the end of August in San Francisco and while its agenda includes many interesting sessions for many different kind of…

Virtual Computer releases its NxTop client hypervisor for free

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, June 15th, 2010   |   0 Comments

Now that Citrix is about to release of XenClient, and the product seems to get serious attention, other companies offering client hypervisors have a problem.
This includes, for example,…

HP buys Phoenix Technologies HyperCore hypervisor for $12M. Why?

Posted by Staff   |   Friday, June 11th, 2010   |   0 Comments

In October 2007 broke the news that the BIOS manufacturer Phoenix Technologies was working to enter the virtualization space with its own hypervisor.
The bare-metal virtual machine monitor…

Citrix XenClient features, GA availability and strategy

Posted by Staff   |   Thursday, May 13th, 2010   |   0 Comments

Yesterday, during its Synergy 2010 conference in San Francisco (see coverage), Citrix announced the availability of XenClient: the free client hypervisor formerly known as project Independence.
As published…

VMware acquires SpringSource

Posted by Staff   |   Thursday, August 13th, 2009   |   5 Comments

At the beginning of this week VMware announced the acquisition of SpringSource for $420 million ($362M in cash and $58M in unvested stock and options).
The company tried to…

VMware invests $20 million in Terremark

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, June 1st, 2009   |   0 Comments

For the first time in its history VMware invested $20 million in a hosting provider: Terremark.
So far the vendor acquired several startups, most of them offering virtualization solutions…

Xen hits version 3.4, supports Hyper-V out-of-the-box

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, June 1st, 2009   |   0 Comments

The open source Xen hypervisor reaches version 3.4 after almost one year of development.
This is an important milestone for the project because of the key features introduced:


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