August, 2008

August 31, 2008  9:29 PM

Linux E-Mail Client

Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

List of email clients for Linux.

August 31, 2008  9:26 PM

OpenFire 3.6.0 Released

Posted by: Joshua Wood
Asterisk, OpenFire

OpenFire is a free jabber server with a slick web interface that integrates with the Asterisk phone system.

August 30, 2008  9:26 PM

New Procurve Gigabit Switch

Posted by: Joshua Wood
HP, Procurve

The HP Procurve 2510 offers performance and management at a low cost.

August 30, 2008  9:23 PM

Free iSCSI Server

Posted by: Joshua Wood
iSCSI, OpenFiler

OpenFiler is a fast, flexible and free iSCSI server. It runs quickly and efficiently with a Linux core.

August 28, 2008  1:21 PM

Cisco to Target Exchange

Posted by: Joshua Wood
Cisco, Exchange

Based on a few articles and blogs it looks like Cisco is going to start tredding into Microsoft's territory a bit. Granted Microsoft Exchange is a well established product and it is unlikely that anyone is going to displace it easily but Cisco has a habit of taking over industries that it sees as...

August 27, 2008  12:02 PM

VMWare Kernel Isn’t Linux … Mostly

Posted by: Joshua Wood

A pretty common misconception is that VMWare is based on Linux. That isn't "officially" true. While there have been some rumors otherwise the official word from VMWare is that ESX (their bare-metal product) boots the system on a small "micro-kernel" they call the VMKernel. According to everything...

August 26, 2008  12:00 PM

Enhanced VMotion Compatibility (EVC) processor support

Posted by: Joshua Wood

EVC – The KB article on EVC (1003212) has been updated to be more comprehensive. The KB article on EVC processor support has been updated with more information on the specific models of processors that are supported. You can find the info here.

August 26, 2008  1:57 AM

Microsoft Supports Other HyperVisors

Posted by: Joshua Wood
Citrix, HyperVisor, Microsoft Windows, Novell, VMware ESX, Windows, Xen

Microsoft has changed their licensing so that they are more "friendly" to competing hypervisor products. This also extends to their support of their products on other hyper-v platforms which currently are Xen, VMWare and Novell's virtualization product. While they are supporting several...

August 15, 2008  12:00 PM

One-Stop Virtualization Shop

Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows

In the virtualization market there are a number of players. There is Citrix Xen Server, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMWare server on the bar-metal and OS virtualization side of things. But on there is also application virtualization of applications with Microsoft's Soft-Grid and virtualization of...

August 13, 2008  12:00 PM

XP Still Out-Selling Vista

Posted by: Joshua Wood
Vista, Windows, XP

Windows Vista has been out for over a year now. If an operating system is going to make any head-way in the IT industry it needs to happen soon after the release. While there is a slim chance the OS could a late bloomer that is pretty unlikely given it current state. So much so that people will buy...

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