VirtZine #28 – Video – “Open Source VDI!”

VirtZine - Video Netcasts
Cantivo: Open Source Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), a patch for a vulnerability in the VMware vSphere API, The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) available to Microsoft Software Assurance customers includes a new version of App-V. (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/NnVSuP8_psU
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VirtZine #28 – Audio – “Open Source VDI!”

VirtZine - Audio Netcasts
Cantivo: Open Source Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), a patch for a vulnerability in the VMware vSphere API, The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) available to Microsoft Software Assurance customers includes a new version of App-V. (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/NnVSuP8_psU
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Microsoft Application Virtualization with App-V 5.0

The Virtual World
I have been experimenting with Microsoft's App-V. Interesting to say the least! In this article, Tony Bradley from PC World, gives us a great overview of the technology! Microsoft App-V 5.0 takes virtualization to the next level The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is a suite of tools available to Microsoft Software Assurance customers that enables IT admins to manage Microsoft environments more effectively. App-V—one of the tools included in MDOP—has been updated with significant enhancements IT admins and users will appreciate. What is App-V? Let's start with a little background on App-V, which is short for application virtualization. Rather than having you install separate copies of software on individual PCs, App-V enables organizations to host the application and deliver it virtually to users. From the user’s perspective, the software…
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Vulnerability in the VMware vSphere API Closed

The Virtual World
VMware has responded to a serious security problem in the vSphere API. They have issued a patch for it. VMware Patches DoS Vulnerability in Virtualization Software "A vulnerability in the VMware vSphere API was closed in a recent update by the virtualization technology vendor. Virtualization software vendor VMware released an update this month to fix a security issue in its vSphere API. The update patches a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability in ESX and ESXi, and was accompanied by several open-source security fixes for the ESX Service Console. "The VMware vSphere API contains a denial-of-service vulnerability," the company explained in an advisory. "This issue allows an unauthenticated user to send a maliciously crafted API request and disable the host daemon. Exploitation of the issue would prevent management activities on the host but…
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