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August 21, 2007  8:57 AM

Citrix’s Acquisition of XenSource – Chris Wolf sounds off



Posted by: cwolf
Application virtualization, Chris Wolf, Desktop virtualization, Linux and virtualization, Microsoft, Red Hat, VDI, Virtual Iron, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms, Virtualization strategies, VMware, Xen, XenSource

Chris Wolf, Burton Group senior analyst, analyzed Citrix's acquisition of XenSource in a recent Burton Group blog post. He sizes up the situation, saying:

"While having the technology is one thing, bringing it to market is an entirely separate issue. This is where the Citrix acquisition...

August 21, 2007  8:56 AM

Citrix and Xen – the Fruity Flavored Path to Nirvana



Posted by: Joe Foran
Application virtualization, Desktop virtualization, Joseph Foran, Uncategorized, Virtualization platforms, Xen, XenSource

XenSource is now going to be a part of Citrix, an interesting move that answers a question that a lot of Citrix...


June 20, 2007  10:29 AM

The End of the Appliance As We Know It, And I Feel Fine



Posted by: Joe Foran
Application virtualization, Joseph Foran, Virtual machine, Why choose server virtualization?

I am writing this little op-ed piece in lieu of a full-blown obituary. Why? the market speaketh, and it declared hardware-based appliances dead. Like dinosaur-dead, dead. Sure, some of the specialists may...


June 13, 2007  2:38 PM

Parallels Server



Posted by: Joe Foran
Application virtualization, Joseph Foran, Uncategorized, VDI, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization platforms

While browsing another blog, the famous virtualization.info, I came across a very interesting story of Parallels making an alpha...


April 2, 2007  9:33 AM

A little off topic – Parallels Desktop for Mac “Coherence”



Posted by: Joe Foran
Application virtualization, Joseph Foran, Virtualization platforms

Ok, this blog is normally about server virtualization, but I thought I might digress into a slighly-off-topic realm today, to bring some opinions on a product I've been using for some time, called Parallels Desktop. This is...


March 7, 2007  12:42 AM

A Parallels Universe



Posted by: Akutz
Andrew Kutz, Application virtualization

I am (was) the unofficial Microsoft Entourage support person for my organization.  Susie Q. is having a problem with Entourage losing her e-mail, "Call Andrew" her office-mate would say.  Those days are no more.  I now use Outlook 2007 on my Mac and let users know that until the next version of...


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