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Hi there, and welcome to this months vNews. A monthly round up of what’s going on in the world
of virtualization. Yeah, I scan all the blogs – filter out what I can and then regurgitate it for
you pleasure. Doesn't that sound nice. I do these occasionally for the user groups I speak at. It’s
part news, part tips and part personal rant.
If you want the PowerPoints they are here… and if you just want the links they are here:
VIDEO - This is a chat with Raymond Overman. He’s the Information Technology Manager for Microban Products Company based in Charlotte, North Carolina – leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection
With VMware's CloudVolumes acquisition, admins can provide personalized virtual desktops without managing separate images for each user. Applications will work more like they do on mobile devices, too.
After alienating some customers by removing several XenApp and XenDesktop features last year, Citrix will start to bring some back in version 7.6. The improvements were in the works before VMware stepped up its competition, the company said.
Evolution from IaaS to PaaS seems like a no-brainer as the benefits of cloud platforms becomes clear. However, there's no one way to skin a cat, and finding the best path to PaaS means sifting through three possible options.