Category Archives: Virtualization

XenServer 7 released

XenServer 7 was released earlier this week bringing improvements in performance, scalability and security. Most significant capabilities introduced: Direct Inspect: takes full advantage of the Intel EPT virtualization extensions to permit a true agentless anti-malware solution GPU support for NVIDIA … Continue reading

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Parallels Acquires 2X Software

Parallels began operations in 2000 and has contrated on helping service providers to stand up virtual servers for their clients and bundling apps for consumption-as-a-service by its well known Plesk management system. It has more than 900 employees in North … Continue reading

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VMware launches vSphere 6

VMware announced yesterday the new version of its virtualization platform, and the first major release of the flagship product in more than three years. vSphere 6 is packed with 650-plus new features and innovations that will empower users to virtualize … Continue reading

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Amazon launches new compute intesive C4 Instances

Amazon announced the availability of C4 instances type, announced since last November. Interestingly, the new C4 instances are based on a Intel Xeon E5-2666 v3 (code name Haswell) processor custom optimized for EC2, that runs at a base speed of … Continue reading

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Atlantis Computing Releases First In-Memory Software-Defined Storage Solution

 Atlantis Computing announced yesterday its next-generation Atlantis ILIO USX™ (Unified Software-defined Storage) solution purpose-built for virtualized server workloads such as databases, mail, collaboration, big data and any line of business application. Atlantis ILIO USX gives IT organizations the ability to … Continue reading

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Pluribus Networks lauches server-switch product line

Pluribus Networks announced this week the availability of its network hypervisor software, Netvisor® 2.0, and the Pluribus Freedom Server-Switch product line. The Pluribus Freedom architecture presents a combination of compute, network, storage and bare-metal hypervisor OS technologies, and has been … Continue reading

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Wyse Cloud Connect – VDI access on the go

First seen at CES in January and named Project Ophelia, the new device has resurfaced as Wyse Cloud Connect in an FCC filing. The Android device plugs into a HDMI port and also draws power from that connector. Other features include: … Continue reading

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