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Top Stories has the results of their "Virtualization in the Enterprise" Survey and you can see the results here. No real surprises here....the survey shows: - Virtualization is being used for server consolidation by most, followed by disaster recovery. - Virtualization is mostly being used on servers in the data center, but many are using storage virtualization and desktop virtualization. - Much of the virtualization implementation is being done in-house. - A vast majority are happy with the ROI received from implementing virtualization. Full survey results are here and thanks to Gordon Haff at CNet for pointing this out in his blog.) ... (more)

Nexenta Debuts NexentaVSA for View to Solve Complexity of Deploying VDI

OpenStorage Leader Unveils Solution at the Nexenta OpenStorage Summit EMEA 2012 Amsterdam – BusinessWire – May 22, 2012 - Nexenta® Systems, a world leader in OpenStorage solutions, today at the start of its OpenStorage Summit EMEA, announced the official release of NexentaVSA for View, a breakthrough solution that expands Nexenta’s proven ZFS-based storage software into virtualized desktop environments. A result of Nexenta’s strategic partnership with VMware, NexentaVSA for View simplifies the process of configuring and deploying virtual desktops -- dramatically reducing the storage and management costs that hinder VDI adoption. The product will be generally available for download in early June. For more information, see: NexentaVSA for View simplifies management of virtual desktops and VDI environments – t... (more)

Citrix Executives to Present Desktop and Datacenter Virtualization Strategies at Burton Group Catalyst Conference

Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS) today announced that company executives and thought leaders will present this week on next generation virtualization strategies for the desktop, datacenter and cloud computing at Burton Group’s 2009 North America Catalyst Conference in San Diego, July 27-31. Mark Templeton, President and CEO – “Enterprise IT, the Cloud and Virtualization: Putting It all Together” (Wednesday, July 29, 2:30 p.m. PT) – Templeton will share his vision for how virtualization - across desktops, servers and clouds - fits into the new model of “IT as a service” and helps businesses deliver a simpler and more efficient computing experience. Simon Crosby, CTO, Virtualization and Management Division – “The Thrilla in California: Debating Hypervisor Performance” (Wednesday July 29, 4:45 p.m. PT) – Crosby will be matched against VMware’s Scott Drummonds for a ... (more)

Research and Markets: The Microsoft Enterprise Software Roadmap for 2010 Reveals Product Dependencies for More Than 100 Versions of Microsoft Enterprise Software Products

Research and Markets( has announced the addition of the "Microsoft Enterprise Software Roadmap" report to their offering. An all-in-one planning reference that provides estimated release dates for future products, release histories for past versions, product overviews and new feature summaries, code names, support deadlines, retirement dates, and product dependencies for more than 100 versions of Microsoft enterprise software products. The Microsoft Product Roadmap helps IT planners answer questions such as: What Microsoft product interdependencies do I need to understand before I make a purchase or deployment decision? What upgrades am I likely to receive if I sign up for Software Assurance? Should I target the current product release for my development or deployment? Or, should I wait until the... (more)

Arbitech Becomes a Pano Logic Value-Added Distributor

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/12 -- Pano Logic, the leader in zero client desktop virtualization (VDI), today announced that Arbitech, LLC of Irvine, Calif. has become an authorized Pano Logic value-added distributor for North America. Arbitech will team with the network of Pano resellers that assist organizations with radically centralizing desktop computing and slashing their total cost of ownership (TCO) with the Pano System. Arbitech and Pano Logic each bring to the partnership hundreds of resellers. "Pano Logic provides what our customers are seeking in a VDI solution, and that's low cost, ease of use and an end to desk-side user support," said Jim Binford, President, Arbitech. "We continually strive to meet the needs of our customers by strategically partnering with manufacturers like Pano Logic so we may offer the best solutions that help grow thei... (more)

Dell Expands Portfolio of Desktop Virtualization Solutions for Light IT and Complex IT Environments

Dell is further strengthening its position in the desktop virtualization solutions (DVS) space with the availability of end-to-end offerings that are designed to help a wide range of IT organizations implement virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI). The new solutions – which deliver an array of productivity benefits for end-users and IT managers – include: DVS Simplified Appliance, which delivers easy-to-install and easy-to-manage plug-and-play solutions for organizations with limited IT complexity. It includes Citrix VDI-in-a-Box software for easy, repeatable deployment. DVS Enterprise, for large-scale rollouts and for more demanding IT environments. It integrates technology from VMware and Citrix. DVS Simplified Desktop as a Service (DaaS), a forthcoming solution based on Desktone’s leading software platform. With virtual desktop initiatives, organizations in such ... (more)

Teradici to Showcase PCoIP Solutions and Present Keynote at June 7 Philadelphia VMware User Group Conference

Teradici, the developer of the PC-over-IP® (PCoIP®) protocol, will sponsor and showcase its full range of desktop virtualization solutions at the Philadelphia VMware User Group (VMUG) Conference on June 7, 2012. At this year’s Philadelphia VMUG Conference, Ziad Lammam, director of product management, desktop solutions at Teradici, will present both the keynote speech, as well as provide demonstrations on how the PCoIP protocol helps to deliver a rich user experience over LAN and high-latency WAN networks. Teradici PCoIP solutions provide a unique remote display protocol that is critical to the performance of all VMware View™ deployments. Teradici will also provide interactive demonstrations of the Teradici APEX 2800 server offload card, which monitors the activity of all virtual machines on a server and offloads the most active 64 displays, reducing server CPU utili... (more)

Atlantis Computing Wins "Best of VMworld 2012" Award for Desktop Virtualization

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/29/12 -- VMworld -- Atlantis Computing™, the leader in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) storage and performance optimization solutions, announced that it has won the "Best of VMworld 2012" award in the desktop virtualization category. A panel of more than 10 independent industry experts selected the Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI solution from a pool of over 200 companies for its ability to use local server RAM as primary storage for virtual desktops. This revolutionary approach delivers a desktop that runs faster than a physical PC with a cost per desktop below $200 and no storage-related OPEX expenses. In addition, Atlantis ILIO deployment automation enables the delivery of high-performance VMware View desktops to thousands of users in record time. According to TechTarget, "The Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI solution is one of ... (more)

NComputing First-to-Market With HDX Ready System-on-Chip Thin Clients to Transform Citrix Deployments Globally

REDWOOD CITY, California, August 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NComputing, the world leader in end-to-end desktop virtualization solutions, today announced that its breakthrough N-series product line is now verified as HDX Ready for Citrix XenApp™, Citrix XenDesktop®, and Citrix VDI-in-a-Box™.  A result of NComputing's work with Citrix to support the HDX Ready System-on-Chip initiative, the N-series devices, purpose-built for HDX, are both first-to-market and deliver disruptive price/performance compared to existing HDX Ready devices which are significantly higher in cost.  All N-series products are available from Citrix resellers around the world. "System-on-a-chip based solutions like the ones offered by NComputing can disrupt the economics of thin clients for Citrix environments by offering a high-quality desktop experience with a very low-priced client" -said Bob O... (more)

VeriStor Announces Primary Sponsorship of the #35 Devin Jones Racing NASCAR Camping World Truck

ATLANTA, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriStor Systems, an industry-leading virtual infrastructure and data storage technology solutions and services provider, and Devin Jones Racing today announced a marketing partnership for the #35 NASCAR Camping World Truck which will make its inaugural appearance at Martinsville Speedway on April 6. VeriStor has also announced its continued partnership of the Devin Jones #35 Late Model Stock for the 2013 UARA-STARS racing season. "VeriStor has been a tremendous supporter of the racing community and we are very pleased to have them as a primary sponsor for our first race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck series at Martinsville Speedway," said Jones. "As leaders in virtual and data storage technology solutions, VeriStor is focused on helping its clients achieve the most from their technology infrastructure. To showcase their b... (more)

4th International Cloud Expo: Photo Album

Cloud Computing Expo on Ulitzer SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, held on November 2 - 4, 2009, in Santa Clara, attracted more than 40 sponsors with over 2,000 delegates, a record attendance. The three content-packed days emphasized value with a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing. Enjoy here our photo album of the show. Now held three times a year -- in New York, Prague, and Santa Clara -- the Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the fastest-growing Enterprise IT event in the past 10 years, devoted to every aspect of delivering massively scalable enterprise IT as a service. The event in Santa Clara, CA, was co-located with our 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo. Cloud Computing Expo 2010 East to Attract More Than 5,000 Delegates from ... (more)