On the heels of yesterday’s news with the VDI Coalition introducing VDI Reference Architecture, GlassHouse Technologies today announced a partnership with Cable&Wireless Worldwide to develop comprehensive cloud services for C&W Worldwide customers. The partnership joins GlassHouse’s consulting expertise with C&W Worldwide’s range of hosting services, including its new cloud computing offering, Flexible Computing, to provide customers with consultation to help them migrate to cloud-based services.
May 2011 Archives
RES Software today announced its support for Citrix FlexCast delivery technology in Citrix XenDesktop. This seamless partnership will allow joint customers to enjoy an uninterrupted experience across several delivery scenarios. RES Dynamic Desktop Studio works with Citrix desktop virtualization solutions to ensure a manageable, secure and uniform experience for both end users and IT administrators so organizations can take advantage of the adaptability that the FlexCast technology provides.
|Because Google is marketing one of the two phones in the world with NFC chips inside (Nokia's C7 is the other), and because it writes its own phone software, it is best positioned right now to offer mobile-payment products, some observers say.|
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 25, 2011 – Dell today announced additions to its desktop virtualization solutions portfolio, including Devon IT’s thin client hardware and software products.
Today at Citrix Synergy, GlassHouse Technologies has introduced its VDI Reference Architecture, which specifies where members of the VDI Coalition fit into the VDI deployment process. The Architecture was developed by GlassHouse and the VDI Coalition to illustrate the added effectiveness gained when technologies are leveraged together to support desktop virtualization projects in today’s complex data centers. Members of the VDI Coalition currently include Xiotech, DataCore, Panologic, Silver Peak and Virsto.
Today at Citrix Synergy, RES Software has announced that it has been elevated to a Citrix Ready Leadership Partner. RES has been elevated to this status as a result of the positive impact its technology has on IT’s ability to manage the user experience across Citrix desktop virtualization solutions. The combination of RES Software with Citrix XenDesktop has enabled joint-customers to achieve maximum ROI and helped new customers more rapidly transform their desktops into an on-demand service.
Ton of announcements by Wyse at Citrix Synergy. The reception at the Yerba Buena Terrace was sold out. Wyse was nice enough to offer us some special invites. Here's the new...
Announced at Citrix Synergy™ 2011, the offerings include:
— Too smart to be called “zero,” the affordable HP t5335z and t5565z Smart Clients are first-of-their-kind, reprogrammable zero clients that can support a choice of Citrix-, Microsoft- or VMware-based infrastructures.
— The HP 6360t Mobile Thin Client provides greater security and productivity features for remote and mobile workers, with a durable aluminum design that shares common docking with HP notebook PCs.
— The HP Client Virtualization Enterprise Reference Architecture with Citrix XenDesktop® and Microsoft® Hyper-V is a preconfigured and performance-optimized solution that simplifies customer integration and testing, while reducing risk for deployment. Combining compute, storage, networking and system management, the solution is tuned for client virtualization efficiency for all enterprise users and includes options to scale up and out to meet changing customer requirements.
Today at Citrix Synergy 2011, Citrix announced its newest XenClient hypervisor offering, XenClient XT. It’s designed for the most extreme security conditions – including those found at intelligence agencies and other government and financial organizations – and is now available on the HP Compaq 8100 Elite business desktop.
TouchPad is coming...soon. And it comes with free Citrix Receiver. And WebOS multitasks.
Dell steps a bit deeper into the thin client pool with new 130 and 170 FX clients. Currently the 160 was their solo entry. Also partnered with Devon IT.
Wyse T50 is powered by Wyse-enhanced Linux, delivering a simpler user interface and a "plug and display" start-up of less than 20 seconds.
"In the past year, Wyse and Citrix have bolstered their 15-year partnership with the introduction of Wyse Xenith," said Maryam Alexandrian, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales and Channels at Wyse Technology.
Chip PC products are the first thin clients certified to work with the watchboxx®, Remote Monitoring Solution by Schindler Technik
|Reading, UK. May 19th, 2011 – The IGEL Universal Desktop Converter (UDC) available from Germany’s leading manufacturer of thin clients, IGEL Technology, now also supports thin clients from Wyse. With this step, the IGEL UDC now covers all major manufacturers.|
NEC will be offering its customers two advanced NEC-branded Wyse thin clients with Wyse’s WDM cloud client infrastructure management software, which were developed for and in collaboration with NEC.
MED-V virtualization tool used to ease compatibility issues during migration to Windows 7.
Rob Enderle writes why Chromebooks will fail. One comment wonders if Facebook paid for the article. We were surprised at how highly he rates ipad for enterprise and low Android tablets. We work enterprise and it seems reversed to us?
|PALO ALTO, Calif., May 16, 2011 – HP today announced its HP t5740e Thin Client and HP MultiSeat Solution have been enhanced with hardware and software features that deliver breakthrough performance.|
|Google acknowledged the tablet version of Chrome OS but wouldn't discuss details such as when the project's first version will be done.|
Google has partnered with Citrix and VMWare to provide business apps for Chromebooks and has tested the service with businesses like Jason’s Deli and the City of Orlando.
|Wyse X Class Mobile Thin Client Delivers Rich Media via High Performance Dual-Core Processing, Dual-Band Wi-Fi and USB 3.0 to Industry|
A startup company, victimized by Amazon EC2’s failure, tells its tale. It’s not pretty.
So how did the EC2 crash of Amazon resonate thru IT? Did Corporate IT raise the pointed finger a bit too quick (or did they miss Sony debacle).
So, how do you calculate and quantify those advantages, choose the right technology and build out a successful hosted virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)?
Cawson, a technical architect at Co-operative, standardized on Wyse thin-client hardware for 2,500 of the head office's 2,750 users, with XenDesktop virtual desktops for information workers and XenApp application delivery for task workers.
Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced its participation in the Virtualisation User Group event, “Virtualisation to Consumerisation.”
Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced its sponsorship and participation in BriForum Europe, the only European technical event dedicated to desktop virtualisation, VDI, application virtualisation, and Remote Desktop Services.
CloudSigma AG, a leading European provider of cloud servers is pleased to announce the launch of the latest Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) servers for instant deployment in its cloud.
As long as you have 2008 R2 with RemoteFX and a Software Assurance subscriber, you can get the TPC from Microsoft.