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Virtualization OK for Apple Leopard Server

Apple has given its customers the go-ahead to use virtualization software to host multiple copies of Mac OS X 10.5 Server. Apple’s operating system licenses have traditionally been ‘one licence, one computer’. But the license for Mac OS X 10.5 Server states “This License allows you to install and use one copy of the Mac […]

Parallels Announces Premium Edition for Mac

Premium Edition includes award-winning virtualization, security, disk management and backup solutions in a single, affordable package RENTON, Wash., December 5, 2007 — SWsoft, maker of  Parallels Desktop for Mac, the #1 selling Mac system utility that allows users to run Windows side-by-side with Mac OS X on any Intel-powered Mac, today announced the release of […]

Desktop Virtualization for the Mac (VMware Fusion 1.1) Podcast with Pat Lee from VMware – DABCC Radio – Episode #30

DABCC Radio is a podcasting show geared around Virtualization and Server-Based Computing News and Support interviews, editorials, and tips & tricks pertaining to technologies such as, Citrix, VMware, Microsoft, SoftGrid, Performance Management, application deployment and much, much more.   In episode 30, Douglas Brown interviews Pat Lee, Senior Product Manager for VMware Fusion.  Doug and […]

Centrify Joins Citrix XenServer Technology Provider Program to Deliver Seamless Active Directory Integration for Citrix XenServer

Centrify Corporation, a leading provider of Microsoft Active Directory-based auditing, access control and identity management solutions for non-Microsoft platforms, today announced it has joined the Citrix XenServer Technology Provider Program and has added support for the Citrix XenServer platform version 4 of its flagship solution, Centrify DirectControl. Using DirectControl, XenServer administrators can now seamlessly leverage […]

With Leopard – Now You Can Virtualize OS X!! (Sort Of)

As some of you techie types may have already discovered, there’s a subtle yet significant change in the Leopard Server End User License Agreement (EULA). It reads: 2. Permitted License Uses and Restrictions.A. Mac OS X Server Software. This License allows you to install and use one copy of the Mac OS X Server software […]

Parallels With Apple Leopard: ‘A Few Issues’

Despite some problems, SWsoft, manufacturer of Parallels virtualisation software for Macs and PCs, say that the product is compatible with the new Leopard release of Mac OS X. Speaking at the MacLive Expo show at Olympia in London last week, Ben Rudolph, communications director for SWsoft, said there were “a few issues” to be fixed […]

The Talking Dog Of Virtualization

I started my computing life on a Sinclair ZX81 with 1k of memory (total). If I wanted to get it to do anything of significance I had to laboriously hand code it, sometimes from a magazine that published user-submitted programs (with accompanying bug notices and typo corrections in the following month’s issue). Today I work […]

How VMware Ignores Hundreds Of Customer Requests…

VMware is the number one player in the VM market. Fine. They offer VMware server for linux and windows. Okay. To easily create virtual machine you need a VMware remote console. These are also only available for windows and linux. So where is the problem might some people say. How about the daily increasing number […]

VMware Releases Updated VMware Fusion Beta – Unity Improvements, DirectX 9 Support and More…

VMware just released an update for their desktop virtualization product for the Mac, VMware Fusion Beta 1..1.   The following details the new and improved Features in VMware Fusion 1.1 Beta:   New experimental support for DirectX 9.0 3D graphics (without shades) to enable more Windows 3D applications and games.   iPhone now syncs with Outlook in […]

Will Apple Miss The Virtualization Boom?

Virtualization is the hot tech topic right now. However, some enterprise Mac watchers are worried that Apple’s policy of keeping Mac OS X tied to Apple hardware is keeping OS X not just in left field but totally out of the game. Of course, this discussion isn’t new to Apple. Depending on the decade, a […]

One Virtual Machine Format To Rule Them All

Some Tech Industry leaders form a new group to try and hammer out a universal and open file format for Virtual Machines. Virtual machines are great! Personally, I’ve been running Windows XP Professional under VMware Server in my Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 box (at home and here at work) for the past couple of months and […]

A Look At VMware Fusion

If you’re a Linux user who’s just been issued an Apple computer, you might want to look into a virtualization solution for Mac OS X. VMware’s Fusion, which was officially released from beta at the beginning of the month, works well for running Linux (or other x86/AMD64 OSes) on the Mac desktop, and provides a […]

RC 2 Of Parallels Desktop 3.0 Update Boosts Performance

I haven’t been able to confirm this, but I suspect that the management team for Parallels throws the development team a party each time they get a new build out the door. Because of this, release candidates of the upcoming Feature Update are absolutely flying out the door over there, with Feature Update Release Candidate […]

Aqua Connect Brings Thin-Client Terminal Services To Mac

A few weeks ago, MacEnterprise hosted a webcast concerning AquaConnect Terminal Server. ACTS enables a Mac OS X server to deliver the Mac OS desktop to just about any device with a network connection and a VNC client, allowing multiple users to log in to their own local accounts on the same server, simultaneously. This […]

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