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Will Microsoft’s Loan to Dell Benefit vWorkspace?

Dell announced that it is being acquired by Michael Dell and Silver Lake for $24.4 billion. (Dell Press Release) One of the investment vehicles being used for this transaction is a $2 billion loan from Microsoft. With many rumors floating around last week, I focused on what this means for Microsoft’s relationship with the other […]

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Dell to be purchased by Silver Lake in conjunction with Michael Dell

You can read the announcement over at BusinessWire. This comes as a shock to me especially after the recent acquisition of Quest Software and WYSE. What does this mean for Dell? Are they going to change direction? Are they going to focus more on the enterprise? Are they going to focus more on the home […]

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Installing vWorkspace 8.0 Beta on Windows Server 2012

After downloading the ZIP file and extracting it, start the install routine by leveraging the autorun.exe and run it as administrator. After acknowledging the UAC you will be presented the initial installation window. Click Install. vWorkspace checks for Windows installer 4.5 and .NET Framework. This screen is just a notification that these components will be […]

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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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