VMware Brings View Client to Kindle Fire, Linux, and the Mac

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VMware will soon release VMware View Clients (and updates) for Linux, the Mac, and the Kindle Fire! VMware takes View to Kindle Fire, Mac and Linux "New clients for the desktop virtualisation tech add to iPad, Android support VMware announced new VMware View Clients for Kindle Fire, Mac and Linux, along with updates to its VMware View Clients for Android and iPad. Offered as technology previews - in other words they're not actually production ready yet but will be 'soon' - the VMware View Clients for Mac and Linux enable IT organisations to empower more agile, productive and connected workforce or school communities according to the firm, by providing an easy-to-access, high-fidelity desktop virtualNew clients for the desktop virtualisation tech add to iPad, Android support. 'More and more people want…
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Citrix Addresses “Slow Apps” with a New Feature in 6.5 of XenApp

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One of the issues that I have seen with Citrix published applications is the percieved "slowness" of bringing up the app to the user. It looks like Citrix is trying to address this issue with a new feature in 6.5! Citrix XenApp 6.5 Instant App Access "One of the coolest features of Citrix XenApp 6.5 has got to be the new Instant App Access feature, what this does is dramatically reduce the amount of time it takes to launch published applications. So instead of the traditional login and wait for your profile to be created locally, settings to be applied, policies and so on, Instant App Access gives instant access to your applications -- as soon as you click on an application you are ready to use it. The magic…
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VMFS3 to VMFS5 Clean-up and Tweaking

The Virtual World
vSphere V5.0 offers many changes in storage, such as storage DRS, etc. However, you may overlook opportunities to tweak and improve your storage as you move to VMFS5! Rick Vanover, of Virtualization Review has some great tips! VMFS-3 to VMFS-5 Upgrades and Cleanup Tips "VMware vSphere 5 ushers in a number of critical features which are very dependent on storage. So much so, that it has been dubbed the 'storage release.' One of the critical things to make the storage features come alive is VMFS-5. VMFS-3 volumes are very much in play in today's vSphere environments. So much so, that the upgrade process may seem quite daunting to some. While we can simply right-click on a VMFS-3 datastore and update it to VMFS-5, we may be doing ourselves a disservice…
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VirtZine Netcast #15 – Video – “Certifiably Cloudy!”

VirtZine - Video Netcasts
Phoenix NAP releases Secured Cloud, Cloud Computing based on Open Source and will continue to be open. VMware Workstation 8.0.1 as a staging platform, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, VMware Cloud Management Tools, new New Cloud Computing Certification (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://youtu.be/pLh2iR5bIXQ
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VirtZine Netcast #15 – Audio – “Certifiably Cloudy!”

VirtZine - Audio Netcasts
Phoenix NAP releases Secured Cloud, Cloud Computing based on Open Source and will continue to be open. VMware Workstation 8.0.1 as a staging platform, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, VMware Cloud Management Tools, new New Cloud Computing Certification (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://youtu.be/pLh2iR5bIXQ
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