Kidaro has just announced an enterprise-level disaster recovery solution for virtual desktops. With the Kidaro Desktop DR solution, enterprises can maximize business continuity by distributing corporate-controlled virtual desktops on DVDs, USB drives, or over the Web. Kidaro's virtual desktop platform enables secure employee access to corporate resources and data from their home PCs or recovery [...]
Lately I've been doing a lot of research with virtual machines created in VMware Workstation. And one of the first things you become conscious about is that disk performance in your virtual machine is far from being ideal. Don't be too quick to blame VMware though, there's quite a few reasons related to poor I/O, [...]
Every day brings more definition to various aspects of desktop virtualization, and that's why I have just launched the Desktop Virtualization glossary. Naturally, it's going to take time to build the glossary up, but even at this early stage any suggestions for the structure or definitions are very welcome .
This year, two great desktop virtualization products have won the InfoWorld Technology of the Year awards in Platform section. InfoWorld Awards 2008 Winners VMware Workstation 6 (read the full story or jump straight to the official products page) Parallels Virtual Desktop 3.0 for Mac (read the full story or visit the products page)
SWsoft, create of Virtuozzo Containers and Parallels Desktop, has just announced the availability of Parallels Server Beta. From the official Parallels Server Beta announcement: Parallels Server is the first virtualization solution designed to run on Apple hardware, including Mac Pros and Xserves, and the first to run multiple copies of Mac OS X Server v10.5 [...]
Seeing that Sun Microsystems just entered the official VMmark results page, I thought I would share the news here and explain what VMmark is. VMmark is the first industry-standard virtualization benchmark – a free product from VMware which allows you to test the performance of your virtual environment by running various workload scenarios on your [...]
Finally, I've got a chance to try the in action. As an experiment, I've installed Windows XP inside a fully virtualized xVM domU on an OpenSolaris build 79 – please click the thumbnail to see a full screenshot.