RTFM Education – Virtualization, VMware, Citrix:

January, 2008

January 31, 2008  8:30 AM

VMware Enhances Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Solution with General Availability of VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Well, I know you really lap this kind of stuff – but here’s the official announcement: http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vdm_ga.html What I find odd, is how things at VMware can become available to download...

January 30, 2008  10:23 AM

VMware VDI 2.0 Ready to Download and Evaluate…

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

“VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is an end-to-end solution for virtual desktop management that gives you the ability to deliver desktops from the data center for greater control and flexibility. With VMware VDI, you get: VMware Infrastructure 3, the proven virtual infrastructure...

January 29, 2008  1:23 AM

VMware Reports Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Results

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

VMware have announced its results… Different people are looking at these figures in different ways – which seem to be along the line of “What only 50% growth, not 100% growth”. Like you have worked in companies where “shareholder value” is the only barameter of success… these...

January 23, 2008  11:11 AM

My new book…

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I’m on the cusp of finishing John Irving’s “A Prayer for Owen Meany”. Just 15 pages of prose to go. So obiviously I’m on the look out for another classic opus to sink my teeth into. Well, while I was in my local shop picking up some dishwasher tablets, I spotted this little gem in the 50p...

January 22, 2008  10:24 AM

VMware Introduces the Public Beta of VMware Stage Manager, New Management and Automation Software that Accelerates Delivery of Applications from Staging into Production

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Catchy blog post title. Seriously, though this is the title of press release from VMware. Did you get the Beta Invite too in your inbox?

January 22, 2008  9:50 AM

Microsoft acquires Calista Technologies; Changes policy on Vista in a VM

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

The register has an article about M$ recent acquistion on Calista Technologies (they are blade + RDP style connection vendor). There isn’t much to really interest a VMware guy here, but there are few nuggets. For instance. The article states: “Microsoft plans to offer a Citrix tool for...

January 16, 2008  7:20 AM

VMware to Expand Desktop Virtualization Solution with Acquisition of Thinstall

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Well, the title of this blog post says it all… Here’s the press release http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/thinstall.html

January 7, 2008  1:58 AM

First Irish Virtualization User Group Meeting (VUGIE) UPDATE

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Here’s the location and contact details if you would like to attend the VUGIE… Contact: enquiries@wars.ie  Logistics: Date: Friday January 23rd      Location: 4000 Atlantic Avenue, Westpark,...

January 6, 2008  9:47 AM

VMware Release 3.5 3i

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

During Xmas/New Year period (20/12/2007) VMware released to download the ESX3i release. It passed me by because on that day I was moving house! If you read the release notes hardware support for the downloadable version is limited “ESX Server 3i Installable is supported only on Dell 2950 (full...

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