VirtZine #49 – Video – “Acquisitions and New Versions”

VirtZine - Video Netcasts
Fedora 21 for the Open Source cloud, Citrix buys Sanbolic to ease desktop storage, VMware acquires Immidio Flex, the future of Virtualization, Docker competitor puts Windows Server into containers, vSphere 6 is now available, a new version of Ericom! (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 Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed Subscribe to Our Audio Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed Also available on YouTube: http://youtu.be/WuCfF3zDABY
Read More

VirtZine #49 – Audio – “Acquisitions and New Versions”

VirtZine - Audio Netcasts
Fedora 21 for the Open Source cloud, Citrix buys Sanbolic to ease desktop storage, VMware acquires Immidio Flex, the future of Virtualization, Docker competitor puts Windows Server into containers, vSphere 6 is now available, a new version of Ericom! (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 Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed Subscribe to Our Audio Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed Also available on YouTube: http://youtu.be/WuCfF3zDABY
Read More

A New Version of Ericom is Worth a Look!

The Virtual World
I have looked at Ericom before. I installed it and tested it, and was fairly impressed. In this article, Brian Madden, a renownd virtualization expert, says that this new version is REALLY worth considering! Ericom Connect v7: a ground-up rewrite of their desktop virtualization product that seems more modern than Citrix or VMware! BrianMadden.com - By: Brian Madden - "Yesterday Ericom released Ericom Connect v7, the latest version of their VDI & RDSH desktop and app virtualization solution (formerly known as AccessNow). Connect is a complete rewrite which was two years in the making. It focuses on enterprise scalability (supporting 100k concurrent users), ease of use (install everything in 19 minutes), and reporting based on actual useful business intelligence (thanks to their new data architecture I'll get to in a…
Read More

VMware vSphere Version 6.0 Has Been Officially Released!

The Virtual World
The long awaited, and anticipated VMware vSphere Version 6.0 is out! Prepare for the new features, changes, and, of course, new certification courses! vSphere 6 Now Available Virtualization Review - By: Keith Ward - "The latest version of the VMware Inc. flagship product, vSphere 6, is available as of today. It's the first major update of vSphere since version 5.5, which came out about three years ago. At the time of the vSphere 6 announcement on Feb. 2, CEO Pat Gelsinger said it was the biggest release ever. It includes more than 650 new features, many of which revolve around increased scalability. Those upgrades will make vSphere more cloud-ready, which is a major push for VMware. Some of the most important updates include a doubling of the amount of virtual…
Read More

VMware Sued for Linux License Issue

The Virtual World
I am sure VMware will respond to this, but it will be expensive to fight in court! VMware sued for failure to comply with Linux license ZDNet - By: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols - "In 2007, top Linux contributor Christoph Hellwig accused VMware of using Linux as the basis for the VMware ESX bare-metal hypervisor, an essential part of VMware's cloud offerings. Years went by and the Software Freedom Conservancy, a non-profit organization that promotes open-source software, claims to have negotiated with VMware for the company to release ESX's code, and its successor ESXi. That way, argued the Software Freedom Conservancy, these programs would legally comply with Linux's Gnu General Public License version 2 (GPLv2). VMware refused in 2014. Now, Hellweg and the Software Freedom Conservancy are suing VMware in the…
Read More