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Desktop Hosting Reference Architecture

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A new article on virtualization.com refers to new reference architecture documents available from Microsoft. Both documents include a blueprint for a secure, multi-tenant desktop hosting infrastructure based on Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager. To learn more please visit virtualization.com or download the documents directly from the Microsoft website.

Link: http://virtualization.info/en/news/2013/10/paper-microsoft-desktop-hosting-reference-architecture-guides.html

Direct Link: Desktop Hosting Reference Architecture Guide | Windows Azure Desktop Hosting Reference Architecture Guide

Written by Christoph Harding

October 11th, 2013 at 10:00 am

VMware Fusion 4.1.2 available

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The VMware Fusion team has released a new version with over 20 bug fixes. The update is available through the auto-update feature.

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Here are a few fixes from the release notes:

  • Resolved an issue that caused the following message when you resumed a suspended virtual machine: The Virtual Machine is unable to reserve memory.
  • The McAfee Virus Scan software is updated.
  • Resolved an intermittent problem that caused printing to fail on Mac OS X Lion.
  • Resolved an issue that occurred when copying and pasting information from newer Linux distributions.
  • Improved compatibility with certain versions of Mac OS X.
  • Improved the behavior of the minibar when placed at the top of the display.
  • Fixed mapping of comma on numeric keyboard mapping of a French keyboard.
  • Resolved an intermittent problem when removing a CD device from a virtual machine.

Link: https://www.vmware.com/support/fusion4/doc/releasenotes_fusion_412.html

 

Written by Christoph Harding

April 15th, 2012 at 9:13 pm

What Is the Business Case for Desktop Virtualization?

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“What is actually the business case for desktop virtualization?”. This is a question people may ask and where Tina de Benedictis from VMware has an answer for. Learn about the business case for desktop virtualization and how VMware’s solutions fit into there. Tina also talks about new technologies like Octopus and AppBlast.

 

Link: http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2012/02/business-case-for-desktop-virtualization-vmware-view.html

 

Written by Christoph Harding

February 29th, 2012 at 7:29 am

Fujitsu produces zero-client monitor for VDI

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Fujitsu teamed-up with the hardware vendor PanoLogic to deliver a zero client monitor device for desktop virtualization. The companies will produce a client device which contains connectors for network, keyboard and mouse.

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Written by Christoph Harding

March 9th, 2010 at 10:10 am