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VMware, Linux ISVs Launch Alternative Desktop Models

As Microsoft prepares to tout Windows Vista’s advanced management features at a summit this week, VMware and Linux desktop competitors are banding together to push alternative desktop technologies. VMware on Monday unveiled a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Alliance with IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Citrix Systems and other ISVs to develop joint virtual desktop solutions. As […]

VMware Announces Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Alliance

New Alliance Formed to Speed Adoption and Deployment of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure… PALO ALTO, Calif., April 24 – VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization software for industry-standard systems, today announced the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Alliance. The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Alliance is a technology alliance of hardware, software and service providers for building joint virtual […]

Next up for virtualization vendors: the desktop

EMC Corp. subsidiary VMware Inc., which trailblazed the way for broader adoption of server virtualization, is hoping to now drive virtualization of the desktop with the help of numerous other hardware and software companies. The virtualization software vendor Monday will announce it has formed an industry group, the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Alliance, with more than […]

Softricity Brings Application Virtualization to the Mainstream with SoftGrid 4.0

Virtualize Applications in Minutes, Deploy and Upgrade Instantly, and Easily Integrate into Hosted Desktop Environments SAN DIEGO, Calif., MICROSOFT MANAGEMENT SUMMIT (April 24, 2006) —Softricity ® , the on-demand application virtualization company, today announced the immediate availability of SoftGrid ® 4.0, designed to make virtual applications easy to create, deploy, manage and use. With SoftGrid […]

The Skinny on the Virtualized Desktop

“ With a virtual desktop, everything is housed on the server; because there is no “there” there, nothing can be stolen or lost “ Imagine carrying around all your worldly possessions in a brown paper sack, or your trade secrets pinned to your jacket with a safety pin. Or worse, trusting all of your employees […]

Parallels Workstation 2.1 Delivers First Virtualization Solution for Intel-powered Apple Computers

Enables Users to Run Windows, Linux and Other Operating Systems alongside Mac OS X HERNDON, Virginia – April 6th, 2006 – Parallels announced today that it is beginning beta testing for Parallels Workstation 2.1 for Mac OS X, the first virtualization software that gives Apple users the ability to simultaneously run Windows, Linux or any […]

Wyse, VMware Team up on ‘Virtualized PCs’

Wyse Technology Inc. and VMware Inc. have said that they will work together to create virtualized PCs that can be hosted and managed on inexpensive Intel-based servers. Corporate IT managers will be able to deploy virtual desktop environments to end users working on thin-client computers using Wyse’s existing technology for device and user management, while […]

SafeDesk Enterprise 3.0 Release Brings Windows Virtualization and Multi-media to Thin-Client

SafeDesk Enterprise 3.0 provides unprecendented functionality bundle for the thin-client and streaming desktop marketplace. Window’s Virtualization, Multimedia, Peripheral support and the ability to auto-detect client hardware drivers highlight SafeDesk Enterprise 3.0. Spokane , WA (PRWEB) March 15, 2006 — SafeDesk Enterprise 3.0 now provides extensive support for customers who want the benefits of Linux but […]

Softricity Webinar on Return on Virtualization (ROV): The Economic Savings of Application Virtualization and Streaming

If you are interested in application virtualization and streaming technologies but don’t know how to justify it then check out this upcoming Softricity webinar.  It teaches you the following: A January 2006 Forrester Research report states, “Desktop virtualization is the future of the corporate PC.” But what exactly is application virtualization and what tangible benefits […]

New Softricity Return on Virtualization(TM) Calculator Found Compliant by Leading Analyst Firm!

ROV Calculator Finds Softricity Customer Northeastern University Slashed Annual Application Management Costs by Over 80 Percent BOSTON —March 13, 2006–Softricity, the on-demand software virtualization company, today announced the availability of its new Return on Virtualization(TM) (ROV) Calculator, a Forrester Total Economic Impact(TM) (TEI)-compliant tool that details the cost savings and business value possible with the […]

NEW Softricity Webinar – Return on Virtualization (ROV) – The Economic Savings of Application Virtualization & Streaming

A January 2006 Forrester Research report states, “Desktop virtualization is the future of the corporate PC.” But what exactly is application virtualization and what tangible benefits and cost savings can it have on your business?  Join David Friedlander, senior analyst at Forrester Research and noted expert in desktop virtualization, for a free webinar that explores […]

Webinar – Impacts of Application Virtualization & Streaming

Join featured Gartner Research Vice President, Brian Gammage, a recognized expert in desktop virtualization, to learn what application virtualization and streaming really are, and how they can impact your approach to managing user access to enterprise applications. Event Date/Time: February 22, 2006 – 12noon (EST) Event URL:

Softricity Closes Out 2005 by Doubling Annual Revenue and Driving Record Fourth Quarter Growth

Anticipates Strong Growth in 2006 as Software Virtualization Changes Rules of Enterprise Computing Softricity(R), the on-demand software virtualization company, today announced record revenue for Q4 2005, rounding out the company’s most successful year to date. With more than 500 global customers, strong revenues and a landslide of industry praise, the company is rapidly establishing its […]

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