Immidio Announces New Flex+ – VDI User Customization!

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User specific customization of VDI sessions... that's the goal of the new Flex+. Announcement from the Immidio Blog "Today Immidio announces the release of its brand new User Environment Management (UEM) solution: Flex+. Immidio Flex+ provides end-users with a personalized and dynamic Windows desktop, adapted to their specific situation based on aspects like role, device and location. With Flex+, Immidio offers an extremely competitive UEM solution, requiring no additional backend infrastructure investments, and at a fraction of the price of comparable solutions. Immidio Flex+ is the successor of Flex Profiles – the most successful Windows profile management solution, with over 2 million users worldwide. Driven by a changing landscape for the workplace, where end-users expect to work anywhere, anytime and on multiple devices (including their own), Immidio developed Flex+ in…
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vSphere V5.1 is Out! Here is a Rundown of New Features and Info!

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vSphere V5.1 looks cool... one big caveat! It is not yet certified for VMware View clusters! Just an FYI! This is from Matthew Portnoy's great eLetter, "Across My Desk," sent to VMware customer's in our region: "The vSphere Web Client: Our new, full featured Web Client, provides a platform independent administrative UI. The browser based client is now the primary client for vSphere administrators in vSphere 5.1. The vSphere Web Client is built around improved a consistent usability experience, concurrent session performance and designed to scale for an increased number of administrators. As the new administrative face of the Cloud Infrastructure Suite, the Web Client also offers a rich set of integration points that allows other VMware solutions and 3rd party solutions to integrate seamlessly into one single pane of…
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Amazon AWS Announces Amazon Glacier Backup

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As an Amazon customer, I got this announcement via e-mail: "Announcing Amazon Glacier, a secure, reliable and extremely low cost storage service designed for data archiving and backup. The service is designed for archive data that is infrequently accessed, such as digital media archives, historical financial and healthcare records, raw genomic sequence data, long-term database backups, and any data that must be retained for regulatory compliance. Customers can reliably and durably store large or small amounts of data for as little as $0.01 per gigabyte per month. You pay only for what you use, and there are no up-front expenses or long-term commitments. Learn more: http://aws.amazon.com/glacier/"
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Security Vulnerability in Citrix Receiver!

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Just a heads up... there is a security hole in Citrix Receiver AND the legacy Citrix On-Line Plug-in that can potentially allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the client device in the context of the currently logged in user. Citrix is asking everyone to move to the latest version of both the old client (12.3) or the Citrix Reciever client (3.3) For more info: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX134681
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VirtZine #26 – Video – “VMworld 2012 First Look, More to Come!”

VirtZine - Video Netcasts
VMware is making Zimbra 8 easier to install, FOSS Linux Virtualization Tools, Samsung Zero Client in Healthcare with Imprivata, news from VMworld, the early word, more to come; Cloud Computing confusing to many according to a survey by Citrix Systems! (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/7bZP88Tgdzs
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VirtZine #26 – Audio – “VMworld 2012 First Look, More to Come!”

VirtZine - Audio Netcasts
VMware is making Zimbra 8 easier to install, FOSS Linux Virtualization Tools, Samsung Zero Client in Healthcare with Imprivata, news from VMworld, the early word, more to come; Cloud Computing confusing to many according to a survey by Citrix Systems! (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/7bZP88Tgdzs
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