Tag / Microsoft

  • Microsoft announced the immediate availability of the App-V 4.6 beta from Microsoft Connect. One of the major improvements is that the sequencer now packages native 64-bit applications, and with this they seem to be the first in the market ! Off course this is a beta and the question is whether Microsoft will really be […]

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  • Yesterday Microsoft announced through their Windows Virtualization Team Blog that Microsoft’s Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 will support boot-from-flash. This means that they give the OEM vendors the possibility to suplly Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 as an embeded virtualization solution just like it is happening now with embedded versions of VMware VI3.5 and Citrix XenServer 5. Check out […]

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  • This sounds impossible but when I read Gabe’s article correctly he brings back Microsoft OS licensing costs of about $800.000 (for 200 physical hosts) back to just $40.000 (for 200 virtual hosts). Of course this presents an ideal situation. The situation Gabe describes: – 200 physical hosts -> 200 virtual guests on 7 physical hosts – virtualization solution […]

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  • Just like last time Microsoft and Citrix will be present this year with a booth at VMworld in Cannes. Lately Microsoft as well as Citrix have been spreading some pretty interesting news to attract visitors to their booth and to their products in general: – Citrix presents first-ever demo of bare-metal client hypervisor. – Citrix will officially […]

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  • You can sign up for the Microsoft® Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V, formerly known as Kidaro) beta program. MED-V enhances deployment, management and user experience for Virtual PC images on a Windows® Desktop, independent of the local desktop configuration and operating system (OS). MED-V leverages Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 to provide an enterprise solution for desktop […]

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