VMware and Google to Modernize Corporate Desktops for the Mobile Cloud Era

  Today at the VMware Partner Exchange VMware announced that it is joining forces with Google to modernize corporate desktops for the Mobile Cloud Era by providing businesses with secure, cloud access to Windows applications, data and Desktops on Google Chromebooks. This expanded relationship between Google and VMware enables enterprise customers to achieve greater security and […]

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VMware and Its Partners Collaborate on the Software Defined Enterprise

Yesterday at the VMware Partner Exchange, VMware in a press release announced multiple program enhancements, new competencies and a simplified reward structure to drive greater consistency, predictability and profitability for its Solution Provider, Service Provider and Distribution partners. The enhancements we are making to our award-winning partner program are designed to make it simple for […]

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Citrix Announces XenDesktop 7.5

  Yesterday in a press release Citrix announced the XenDesktop 7.5. XenDesktop 7.5 can provision application or desktop workloads to a private or public cloud infrastructure alongside traditional virtual infrastructure deployments. Unlike competitors that force customers to use completely different solutions for on-premise and cloud, XenDesktop 7.5 uses the same management consoles and skillsets, with […]

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Citrix Announces XenApp 7.5

  Yesterday in  a press release Citrix announced XenApp 7.5. The new XenApp 7.5 is built on the FlexCast Management Architecture used in the Citrix XenDesktop solution which provides a single console from which customers can deliver both virtual apps and desktops. XenApp 7.5 also provides the ability for hybrid cloud provisioning directly to AWS […]

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VMware Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

Yesterday VMware reported their results for the Fourth Quarter and the Full Year of 2013. Revenues for the fourth quarter were $1.48 billion, an increase of 15% from the fourth quarter of 2012 with Operating income for the fourth quarter was $374 million, an increase of 48% from the fourth quarter of 2012. Revenues for 2013 were […]

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Liquidware Labs Announces Record Q4 To Close Out Stellar Year

Yesterday in a press release Liquidware Labs announced that it ended 2013 on an extremely high note, with Q4 again setting a new record.  Total bookings for the quarter increased 114% over Q4 2012 with sales of ProfileUnity up by 147%, and sales of Stratusphere UX up by 108%.  The quarter was the third in […]

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VMware to Acquire AirWatch

  Today in a press release VMware announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which VMware will acquire AirWatch, the leading provider of enterprise mobile management and security solutions. VMware will acquire AirWatch for approximately $1.175B in cash and approximately $365M of installment payments and assumed unvested equity. This acquisition will expand VMware’s […]

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Citrix Acquires Framehawk

Last week in a press release Citrix announced they had acquired Framehawk. The Framehawk solution, which optimizes the delivery of virtual desktops and applications to mobile devices, will be combined with HDX technology in the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop products to deliver an unparalleled user experience under adverse network conditions. With enterprises increasingly enabling mobility […]

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VMware announces Availability of vCloud Hybrid Service vSphere Client Plug-in

  Last week on the VMware vCloud blog site VMware announced the General Availability of the vCloud Hybrid Service vSphere Client Plug-in as well as integration with vCloud Automation Center 5.2 and 6.0. Features of the vCloud Hybrid Service Environment include: Automate critical configuration and compliance management tasks on vCloud Hybrid Service using vCenter Configuration […]

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Liquidware Labs Announces the Availability of Flex-IO, IOPS Accelerator for VDI

  Today in a press release from Liquidware Labs is a very cool announcement of a new IOPS Accelerator technology for VDI call Flex-IO. This new software addresses two key challenges  in virtual desktop deployments – IOPS bottlenecks and latency.  Flex-IO accelerates storage IOPS by an average of 25,000 available IOPS or roughly 40X per virtual desktop host. […]

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