Microsoft announces next version of Windows Server and System Center – UPDATED

Yesterday, Microsoft announced the new name for its Client Operating System: Windows 10. What was also announced was the upcoming features to be introduced in the next version of Windows Server and System...
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VMware announces Workstation 11 and Player 7 Pro

VMware today announced the release of its type-2 client hypervisor product Workstation (version 11) and Player Pro (version 7). VMware expects to release both products in December this year. Starting with...
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Release: Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6

As announced in august, Citrix has now made available version 7.6 of its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) product XenDesktop and desktop and virtualization product XenApp. Version 7.6 contains the...
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Lenovo closes acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server Business

While the fact that Lenovo would take over the x86 Server Business line from IBM isn’t new, today Lenovo announced that a definitive agreement has been made effective October 1st. Lenovo is acquiring...
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Release: Pivotal CF 1.3

The Pivotal Initiative is the organization, born in December 2012 from the merge of EMC and VMware cloud application and big data offerings and well known for Pivotal CF (Cloud Foundry), its commercially...
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Paper: IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V (2-node) Reference Architecture

IBM has released a paper titled: "IBM Flex System Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V (2-node) Reference Architecture". The paper which contains 50 pages describes a reference architecture for building...
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Book: Virtualization 2.0 for dummies

VMware has released a free eBook titled: "Virtualization 2.0 for dummies". The book which contains 88 pages can be downloaded from the VMware website after registration. The book covers the...
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Paper: VMware Virtual SAN Performance with Microsoft SQL Server

VMware has released a paper titled:"VMware Virtual SAN Performance with Microsoft SQL Server", the paper which contains 9 pages shows the result of a scalability study running Microsoft SQL Server...
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How We Define a Network is About to Change, Again

VMware NSX does for networks and physical network components what virtual machines did for data centers and physical servers. It allows you to use them in very different and more flexible ways. In this...
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Release: Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux (O3L) 1.0

Oracle has released its Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux (O3L). Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux is a distribution of the OpenStack (Icehouse) cloud framework integrated with the Oracle Linux Operating...
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