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XenServer is the backend hypervisor in more than 50% of XenDesktop configurations

Posted by Staff   |   Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010   |   0 Comments

Today Citrix released XenServer 5.6, announced a few weeks ago at the Synergy 2010 conference (see coverage of the event and our article about the new features and…

A look at VMware’s past acquisitions

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, February 1st, 2010   |   0 Comments

Last week a report from The 451 Group ignited speculations about which company VMware may acquire next. The list includes Terracotta, GenStone Systmes, MuleSoft, SOPERA, Heroku, Engine Yard, Skyway…

The new VMware CTO for Desktop Virtualization explains the vision

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, September 29th, 2009   |   0 Comments

As reported multiple times, VMware recently decided to appoint a second CTO to focus exclusively on desktop virtualization. His business unit should include:

the VDI connection broker View…

VDI won’t be serious before 2010-2011 says VMware, Citrix maybe has a different opinion

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, August 4th, 2009   |   0 Comments

During his last earnings call the VMware CEO Paul Maritz didn’t just announce a 38% drop in profits and the hiring of several new executives, but also the company…

VMware acquired Propero for $25 million, part of the team leaves

Posted by Staff   |   Thursday, April 16th, 2009   |   0 Comments

One week ago broke the news about the departure of Karthik Rau, Vice President of Product Management and Worldwide Marketing, and a key member of the original leadership…

VMware kills another ecosystem with vCenter Server Heartbeat 1.0

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009   |   0 Comments

Last week during the VMworld Europe 2009 (see live coverage of day 1 and day 2), VMware officially announced the new, much awaited high-availability module for its vCenter…

VMware acquires Tungsten Graphics

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, December 15th, 2008   |   0 Comments

Today Phoronix broke the news that VMware acquired Tungsten Graphics.
The little company is behind the development of hugely popular Linux graphics technologies like:

Mesa3D, the OpenGL component used…

VMworld 2008 wrap-up – Part 1

Posted by Staff   |   Thursday, September 25th, 2008   |   0 Comments

This year’s VMware conference, VMworld 2008, broke all records with over 14,000 delegates and over 200 partners / competitors exhibiting.
As already written, understanding what really happened it’s impossible when…

VDIworks launches VDI plug-in for Microsoft Operation Manager 2007 and Hyper-V 1.0

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, July 14th, 2008   |   0 Comments

In May the US firm known as ClearCube decided to spin off its software division focused on VDI and found an independent company called VDIworks.
It didn’t take much before…

VMware acquires B-hive

Posted by Staff   |   Wednesday, May 28th, 2008   |   0 Comments

Today VMware announces the acquisition of B-hive for an unknown amount, a San Francisco startup which approaches virtual data center automation in a very advanced way.
The B-hive virtual appliance,…

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