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Trigence loses its COO after just one year

Posted by Staff   |   Wednesday, April 16th, 2008   |   0 Comments

Trigence, an application virtualization startup based in US, seems pretty busy reshuffling its management team since few months.
In the whole 2007 were hired a new Vice President of…

Microsoft virtualizes Office, not its licensing

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008   |   0 Comments

Among the many virtualization news included in yesterday announcement one is particularly important: Microsoft now officially supports Office when virtualized through Application Virtualization (formerly SoftGrid).
This is major and…

VMware acquires Thinstall

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, January 15th, 2008   |   0 Comments

Just yesterday published the news about a possible acqusition of VMware in the application virtualization market, speculating that the acquired firm could be FastScale.
The official announcement comes…

VMware acquired an application virtualization firm?

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, January 15th, 2008   |   0 Comments has learned from different sources that VMware just acquired an application virtualization vendor.
There is no confirmation at the moment so what follows is pure speculation.
Among the…

Springboard Research indicates potential acquisitions in virtualization market

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, December 31st, 2007   |   0 Comments

ComputerWorld reports that:
Springboard Research has identified Citrix, Virtual Iron and SWSoft as prime candidates for acquisition in 2008 as part of its list of hot predictions for the…

Microsoft Application Virtualization is the new name for SoftGrid, version 4.5 beta available today

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, November 12th, 2007   |   0 Comments

Following the announcement of Hyper-V (formerly codename Viridian / Windows Server Virtualization), Microsoft also discloses new name for its application virtualization solution acquired by Softricity one year and a…

Review: InfoWorld compares application virtualization platforms from Microsoft, Altiris and Thinstall

Posted by Staff   |   Sunday, September 30th, 2007   |   0 Comments

InfoWorld published a comparison between the three most popular application virtualization platforms: Microsoft SoftGrid 4.2, Symantec SVS Pro 2.1 (acquired by Altiris) and the just released Thinstall Virtualization Suite…

Microsoft doesn't support 3rd party applications on SoftGrid

Posted by Staff   |   Monday, August 27th, 2007   |   0 Comments

A new Microsoft Knowledge Base article reveals company support policy for its application virtualization platform SoftGrid (acquired by Softricity):

We support SoftGrid Application Virtualization as an alternative platform…

Thinstall partners with Provision Networks

Posted by Staff   |   Wednesday, July 11th, 2007   |   0 Comments

Quoting from the Thinstall official announcement:
Thinstall, a leading Application Virtualization Platform Solution for .NET and Windows/Vista environments, and Provision Networks, developers of the Virtual Access Suite (VAS), the…

Gartner predicts a hypervisor for Vista by mid-2009, accuses Microsoft to slow down virtualization adoption

Posted by Staff   |   Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007   |   0 Comments

Quoting from ComputerWeekly:
Gartner fellow, Brian Gammage, said, “Microsoft’s licensing terms for Windows Vista running in VMs are unjustified; in addition, these terms are widely perceived as being designed…

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