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How many VMs are on your LAN – and how sure are you?

Server virtualization is taking companies back to the bad old days when they had no idea how many PCs and servers they had, because employees were buying them unchecked. Now it is all too easy to run up a new virtual Windows server, without realizing that under Microsoft’s rules, each virtual machine (VM) needs its […]

Users Not Happy with New Windows Vista Licensing

Windows has announced that its new licensing policy for the Windows Vista operating system (OS) will only allow customers to transfer the OS Vista license once for a machine different from the one for which the OS was originally bought. This means that if the user rebuilds or upgrades his computer more than once during […]

Optimizing Technologies for Software Control and Cost Reduction

SINGAPORE – Oct.10, 2006 – Altiris, Inc. today announced that AppStream has joined the Altiris® Developer Program. AppStream has optimized its technology to be compatible with Altiris® Software Virtualization Solution™ technology, the combination of which delivers virtualized, on-demand application delivery and management. IT organizations can now use AppStream 5.1 to provide instant delivery and activation […]

AppStream and Altiris Optimize Technologies for Software Control and Cost Reduction

SALT LAKE CITY — Altiris, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRS), a pioneer of service-oriented management solutions, today announced that AppStream, a leader in on-demand application deployment, has joined the Altiris(R) Developer Program. AppStream has optimized its technology to be compatible with Altiris(R) Software Virtualization Solution(TM) technology, the combination of which delivers virtualized, on-demand application delivery and management […]

Software Licensing: The Next Challenge in Desktop Management

During the course of the past few of years, the deployment of patches and anti-virus signature files have challenged and humbled organizations with large distributed PC populations. Tools such as Windows Software Update Server (WSUS) and SMS, combined with strict organizational processes and policies, have resulted in most IT organizations being able to prevent or […]

Citrix Exec: We’re Not Going Direct With License Renewals

Citrix Systems isn’t taking its license renewal business direct, a company executive told CRN. Thomas Eacobacci, senior vice president of services at Citrix, said in an interview that the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., software vendor took over the Subscription Advantage license renewal fulfillment business as of Aug. 1, but he noted that it’s not an attempt […]

Licensing for today’s world

Getting a grip on software licensing complexity is a challenge that IT users and their suppliers cannot afford to shirk. The Computer Weekly CIO Index highlights IT leaders’ frustration with the amount of management time taken up by software licensing and the value for money of their software investments. Sharp practices are far less common […]

Technology advances add to licensing headache

Server virtualisation, multicore processors and capacity on demand do not fit with traditional models of software licensing, and IT managers are facing growing complexity as suppliers struggle to find a solution… Advances in technology are leading to a change in software licensing models. But as suppliers are forced to revisit their licences to offer more […]

Citrix Unveils Beta of Project Tarpon at EU iForum

Citrix Systems has unveiled two new developments in its continued drive to make it easier for companies to deliver applications to users. The Project Tarpon and EdgeSight products are Citrix’s latest attempt to prove that it is more than simply a thin client or client/server software solutions company. At its iForum user conference in Edinburgh […]

SWsoft Launches Worldwide Partner Program for Resellers, Integrators; Program for Virtuozzo Server Virtualization Offers Training, Discounts, Co-Marketing

HERNDON, Va. –(Business Wire)– June 28, 2006 — SWsoft, the leading provider of operating system virtualization and automation, today announced the SWsoft Partner Network to qualify and reward channel partners that sell the Virtuozzo virtualization products. Members of the SWsoft Partner Network receive product discounts, sales leads, market development funds, discounts on training and access […]

Global Graphics Releases Jaws PDF Editor V3.0 With All New Forms Capabilities

Centreville, VA and Cambridge UK, April 19th, 2006: Jaws PDF Editor 3.0, the latest version of the popular low-cost application which provides the ability to view, search, manipulate, merge, mark-up and print PDF documents is released today by Global Graphics. New features in Jaws PDF Editor 3.0 include: – All new PDF forms-fill capabilities providing […]

2X to Give Away 100,000 Application Publishing Solutions

Allows Tunneling of Applications Onto Remote Desktops — Reducing Administration and Support LONDON — (MARKET WIRE) — 04/06/2006 — 2X today announced that it will offer 100,000 free versions of 2X ApplicationServer — its application publishing solution — in a bid to make application tunneling affordable to all. With 2X ApplicationServer companies can seamlessly tunnel […]

Virtual Iron Standardizes on Xen, Goes Open Source

“If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em and emulate ’em. While Virtual Iron has some of the most sophisticated server virtualization technologies ever developed, what seems clear to most observers is that while VMware’s closed source hypervisor inside its VMware Server and ESX Server products got a very early lead on the rest of the […]

SofTrack – Software Metering and Inventory Utility

Since 1988, Integrity Software, Inc. has been committed to SofTracks excellence in software metering. And now, with Audit and Control, Quick Inventory and Smart Inventory SofTrack provides complete software audit and control for your enterprise. SofTrack has provided its 16,000 customers since 1988 with software license and usage control for Windows(r) and Citrix(r) Terminal Servers […]

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