VirtZine Netcast #9 – Video – “Virtual Infrastructure Tools”

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VMware announces vFabric, Dell's 'Virtual Infrastructure Stack' is being built out, Vivek Kundra, has decided to resign as Obama's 'CIO.' VMware acquires Digital Fuel, VMware announces new 'VMware Ready Program' for View (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed/ http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed/ Also available on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w5GFzlV8kI
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VirtZine Netcast #9 – Audio – “Virtual Infrastructure Tools”

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VMware announces vFabric, Dell's 'Virtual Infrastructure Stack' is being built out, Vivek Kundra, has decided to resign as Obama's 'CIO.' VMware acquires Digital Fuel, VMware announces new 'VMware Ready Program' for View (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed/ http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed/ Also available on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w5GFzlV8kI
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VMware Announces New VMware Ready Program for View

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VDI is a hot topic now, and VMware is smart to make sure that end-users are led by solution providers into best practices. A major VDI project is a "must not fail" initiative for businesses! VMware Announces VMware Ready Desktop Solutions Program "PALO ALTO, CA, Jun 22, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the expansion of its VMware Ready(TM) Program for partners providing desktop virtualization solutions based on VMware View(TM). The new VMware Ready Desktop Solutions Program provides customers validated desktop virtualization solution architectures that meet VMware's functional and scalability requirements and are delivered by qualified VMware solution providers. As part of the VMware Ready Desktop Solutions Program, VMware and its partners validate the complete solution stack, including hardware…
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VMware Acquires Digital Fuel

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VMware has been snapping up a lot of companies recently. It looks like they want to be a major player in the SaaS market! VMware Acquires Digital Fuel "Today we are announcing that Digital Fuel, the leader in IT Business Management SaaS solutions, has signed an agreement to be acquired by VMware, the leader in virtualization and cloud computing. Digital Fuel’s solutions for IT Financial Management, Vendor Governance and Service Level Management combined with VMware’s existing capabilities for managing the business of IT will enable customers to maximize the business value of IT services and deliver on the promise of cloud, while accelerating their journey to IT as a Service. The transaction is scheduled to close in July 2011. 'Cloud computing represents a fundamentally new model for IT, enabling enterprises…
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Obama’s CIO “Cloud Chief” Resigns

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An advocate of cloud computing, Vivek Kundra, has decided to resign as "CIO" in the Obama Administration. Obama’s CIO Vivek Kundra to step down "Vivek Kundra, the visionary young CIO appointed by US President Barack Obama, has stepped down from the position. Kundra championed the US Government’s move to cloud computing and open data policies. India-born Kundra was appointed by Obama himself after taking office and was responsible for an IT budget worth more than US $80bn. The Obama administration says it plans to replace Kundra with a new CIO. Kundra received the EMC Data Hero Visionary Award for his pioneering work in reforming how the US government manages and uses IT. It is understood that Kundra plans to step down in August and will take up a fellowship at…
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Dell’s “Virtual Infrastructure Stack” is Being “Built Out”

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Dell has "rounded out" their virtualization offerings with a new acquisition. Dell plugs hole in virtualization stack "IDG News Service - Dell has filled the last big hole in its virtualization stack through a partnership with Netuitive, which makes analytics software for managing virtual infrastructure, Netuitive and industry analysts have confirmed. One of the challenges with a virtual infrastructure is the dependencies that exist between its many discrete components, making management of the overall system complex. Netuitive's software collects data about performance and utilization levels throughout the infrastructure, and analyzes these to build a picture of its overall health and any problems that might arise. Netuitive says its software has patented "self learning" capabilities. Dell announced its Virtual Integrated System, or VIS, early last year and has been building it…
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VMware Announces vFabric

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VMware is appealing to Java developers to consider their new vFabric, instead of Microsoft's Azure as a development platform. VMware Woos Java Developers With vFabric 5 "VMware announced Tuesday it will include a suite of middleware services with the Spring Framework for Java developers in a new offering called vFabric 5. The combination is meant to serve developers producing applications for the virtualized part of the data center or for cloud applications. Providing such a bundle will give VMware a stronger position with which to compete with Microsoft, with its development tools geared for use with its Azure cloud, or with the rapidly evolving platforms in the Amazon cloud, such as Heroku or Engine Yard for Ruby developers, or Zend Technologies' Zend Server on Amazon for PHP developers. VFabric 5…
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VirtZine Netcast #8 – Video – “New Certs, New Products”

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Dell announces new thin client terminals, Oracle database is added to Amazon Cloud Services, new VMware certifications for Desktop Computing, Citrix buys Kaviza, Citrix announces Project Olympus, and implimentation of OpenStack (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed/ http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed/ Also available on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjYG5qwleVY
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VirtZine Netcast #8 – Audio – “New Certs, New Products”

VirtZine - Audio Netcasts
Dell announces new thin client terminals, Oracle database is added to Amazon Cloud Services, new VMware certifications for Desktop Computing, Citrix buys Kaviza, Citrix announces Project Olympus, and implimentation of OpenStack (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed/ http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed/ Also available on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjYG5qwleVY
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Citrix Announces Their “Project Olympus” Offering

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Citrix has announced a new offering based on the OpenStack Open Source project. It would be a tool to build private (or public) cloud services. Citrix Unveils Project Olympus, Commercial Version of OpenStack Cloud Platform "Citrix will be rolling out a new OpenStack product that would let customers build private or public clouds. Citrix System has added Project Olympus, a new cloud product, to its open cloud computing portfolio to complement its Citrix NetScaler Cloud Gateway and NetScaler Cloud Bridge. Citrix Systems announced Project Olympus, a new cloud infrastructure product based on the open-source cloud operating system OpenStack, at Citrix Synergy Summit on May 25. Project Olympus will be the first commercialized version of OpenStack and will begin shipping later this year, Citrix said. Based on OpenStack, Project Olympus will…
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