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Dell vWorkspace 8.0 Beta program

Last week, Dell announced the availability of the vWorkpsace 8.0 Beta program. I am a big fan of vWorkspace. vWorkspace is not tied down to a single virtualization platform and provides both virtual desktops and server based computing (TS/RDS) desktops/applications from a single architecture. In order to get your invite go to Michael Roth’s post […]

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Posted in VDI - Virtual Desktop, vWorkspace | 1 Comment »

IBM Utilizing Verde Virtual Bridges On KVM To Deliver VDI

Copied from our sister site What is a Hypervisor: Just finished a webinar with Verde Virtual Bridges, which is being pushed by our local IBM sales representative.

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Posted in Cloud, Desktop Virtualization, IBM, PureFlex, VDI - Virtual Desktop | 1 Comment »

VDI Questionnaire – follow-up for XenDesktop use

After being tasked with creating a “product” SKU around Virtual Desktop, I came up with a VDI Questionnaire for potential VDI customers starting with 200 users. Understanding that its difficult to get all of the customer details clearly defined from a list of questions, I think we cover the majority of the key components. I […]

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Posted in Citrix, Citrix XenDesktop, Cloud, Desktop Virtualization, Flex System, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform, Hyper-V, IBM, Linux, Microsoft, ThinApp, VDI - Virtual Desktop, View, Virtualization, vmware, XenServer | 1 Comment »

What hypervisors are you seeing in the general public?

Scott’s post on multiple hypervisor’s got me thinking… Regardless of workload (server, VDI, DR, Test/Dev) I myself only really see one hypervisor out there… VMware. I think so many companies have built their operational policies, processes and procedures around ESX that it is going to be an incredibly difficult migration to something else. I know of […]

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Posted in Citrix XenDesktop, Cloud, Desktop Virtualization, Hyper-V, Linux, View, Virtualization, vmware, Windows Server 2012, XenServer | 2 Comments »