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How Xen Virtualization Got Its Zen Back: LinuxCon

The open-source Xen virtualization hypervisor has undergone a transformation in recent years, revitalizing its community and generating new interest. How did it do it?


Tags: open source, Linux, Amazon Web Services, virtualization, Citrix, hypervisor, Xen, Linux Foundation, LinuxCon

Taking Stock of the State of the Server Virtualization Market

The latest report from Gartner on the server virtualization infrastructure market reveals an interesting surprise or two.


Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, Red Hat, Citrix, server virtualization, hypervisor, VMware, Gartner, virtually speaking

Software-Defined Data Centers Now More Than Just a Virtual Reality?

With the topic of software-defined data centers front and center among CIOs, where do SDDCs currently stand and what can we expect from them in the near future?


Tags: virtualization, Red Hat, Citrix, VMware, software-defined data center, SDDC, Software-Defined Infrastructure, software-defined

Citrix Takes XenServer Open Source

XenServer 6.2 gets a new licensing model as Citrix tries to gain share.


Tags: open source, Cloud, virtualization, Citrix, server virtualization, XenServer, XenServers, Citrix XenServer, Xen Hypervisor

Apache CloudStack 4.0 Expands the Open Source Cloud

Citrix is no longer the only player in CloudStack as Apache processes take hold.


Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, Apache, Citrix, Apache Software Foundation, Apache server, OpenStack, CloudStack

Installing XenServer Tools on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 VMs

For better virtual machine performance and better management integration, install XenServer Tools. But for Microsoft's newest operating systems, there's a catch.


Tags: virtualization, Windows 8, Citrix, hypervisor, VM, XenServer, Windows Server 2012, Citrix XenServer

Citrix Walks Away from OpenStack, Moves to Apache CloudStack

Citrix kills its commercial OpenStack efforts, claiming it wasn't Amazon compatible; OpenStack execs disagree.


Tags: open source, Apache, Citrix, OpenStack, Cloud.com

Server Virtualization Buying Guide -- Xen Server

Citrix XenServer may not be the most advanced or robust server virtualization platform, but organizations with simple virtualization requirements or those looking for a supplementary virtualization solution will be more than satisfied with it.


Tags: open source, virtualization, Citrix, hypervisor, Xen, XenServer, Buying Guide, Cloud.com, Citrix XenServer

Server Virtualization: The Year in Review

Server virtualization continued to make inroads in 2011. From the Open Virtualization Alliance to the vSphere 5 hypervisor to the quarterly V-Index, here are the highs and lows.


Tags: Citrix, server virtualization, Hyper-V, KVM, VMware, Xen, VDI, vSphere, open virtualization alliance

VDI: The 'Other' Virtualization Technology

Unlike server virtualization, desktop virtualization, aka VDI, has been a hard sell for enterprises due largely to its high upfront costs. Still, VDI offers many benefits. Do they outweigh the costs?


Tags: Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, desktop virtualization, VDI, Quest

Survey Reveals Server Virtualization Has Gone Commodity

But has it? Veeam Software's last V-Index reveals price as the leading driver for enterprises switching up their virtual environments. Cost, however, is far from the only differentiator among virtualization offerings.


Tags: Microsoft, Citrix, server virtualization, VMware, commoditization, Veeam

The iPad, Saving VDI One Tablet at a Time

VDI, despite its lengthier history, has yet to gain the traction that server virtualization has. End-user owned devices, such as iPads and other tablets, just might give provide the nudge needed to win over acceptance from employees and employers alike.


Tags: iPad, Citrix, tablet, Thin clients, VMware, desktop virtualization, VDI

Meet the New Citrix

It's all about the cloud.


Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, Citrix, Citrix XenServer

Virtualization Technology Gets a Security Boost

Can Bromium, the brainchild of Simon Crosby and Ian Pratt, pull it off? The details are cloudy, but speculation is clear.
Tags: cloud computing, cloud security, Citrix, virtualization technology, server virtualization

What, VMware Worry?

The virtualization kingpin has company in the Leaders' Quadrant of Gartner's x86 server virtualization Magic Quadrant. With Citrix and Microsoft in its square, shouldn't VMware be at least a little concerned?
Tags: Microsoft, Citrix, server virtualization, VMware, Gartner

Citrix Adopts OpenStack for Project Olympus

Citrix formally announces the name and direction of their OpenStack open source cloud virtualization stack initiative
Tags: open source, virtualization, Citrix, OpenStack

Virtualization Comes Together at Citrix Synergy

Cloud computing, server virtualization, VDI and a far amount of VMware bashing fills the hall of this year's Citrix Synergy.
Tags: Citrix, server virtualization, VMware, XenServer, VDI

Citrix CEO: We're Moving From the PC Era to the Cloud Era

Citrix CEO tells Interop why the cloud and the consumerization of IT changes everything.
Tags: cloud computing, Citrix, Interop, Xen, NetScaler

Cisco Takes Aim at the Virtual Desktop

Virtualization Experience Infrastructure is set to deliver a virtual desktop with new partnerships and technologies.
Tags: cloud computing, Citrix, Cisco, VMware, desktop virtualization

Virtual Acquisitions Coincide With VMworld

As VMworld kicks off, it is clear that a consolidation of virtual players is under way.
Tags: Citrix, HP, VMware, 3PAR, VMworld

DataCore Storage Virtualization on Citrix XenServers

DataCore announces successful deployment of its software for storage virtualization and Citrix XenServers for server virtualization.
Tags: virtualization, Citrix, XenServers

Citrix, McAfee Make Virtual Desktop Security Simpler

The companies have announced a partnership to make virtual desktop security simpler for large enterprise deployments.
Tags: security, Citrix, virtual desktop, McAfee

PHD Announces Citrix XenServer Investment

The company has signed an investment agreement with Citrix in the server virtualization market.
Tags: server, Citrix, server virtualization, Enterprise, XenServer

Citrix Unveils Latest XenServer Release

The company is offering a new new low-priced XenServer Advanced Edition or enterprise and cloud customers.
Tags: server, virtualization technologies, Citrix, XenServer

Cloud Computing Gets Top Billing From Citrix, EMC

Virtually Speaking: Both EMC and Citrix are holding their major trade shows this week, and both have positioned cloud computing front and center. Are enterprises biting?
Tags: cloud computing, EMC, virtualization, Citrix, Blue Coat

Citrix Previews Bare-Metal PC Hypervisor

Citrix Systems plans to preview its bare-metal desktop and laptop PC hypervisor and update XenServer.
Tags: Citrix, hypervisor, XenServer, bare-metal

Red Hat Drops Xen Hypervisor for KVM

Citrix CTO said he is unfazed by Red Hat's decision to drop the Xen hypervisor from its enterprise Linux software.
Tags: Red Hat, Citrix, hypervisor, KVM, Xen

Cloud Computing Is About Portability: Interop

Skeptical about cloud computing? Despite the hype, there are some real reasons why a cloud infrastructure can deliver ROI.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, virtualization, Citrix, server virtualization

Virtualization Technologies for Network Application Delivery Can Work

A panel of vendors debate the merits of virtualization technology for networking gear vs. having physical hardware.
Tags: virtualization technologies, Citrix, virtualization technology, server virtualization

VMware, Citrix Behind on Bare-metal Hypervisors

Leading virtualization software vendors are behind in plans to ship bare-metal hypervisors for desktop PCs.
Tags: virtualization, virtualization technologies, Citrix, hypervisor, VMware

Microsoft, Citrix Virtualization Technologies Take Aim at VMware View

Virtually Speaking: Microsoft and Citrix combine their virtualization technologies to beat VMware on the desktop, and Microsoft revises its licensing.
Tags: Microsoft, virtualization technologies, Citrix, desktop virtualization, VDI

Citrix, Microsoft Collaborate on Virtualization

Citrix plans to collaborate with Microsoft on support for virtual desktops.
Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, Citrix, RemoteFX

Microsoft, Citrix Partner in Virtualization Technology Blitz

New virtualization technology offerings and marketing promotions help Microsoft and partner Citrix kick off a 100-city tour to convince customers that flexibility in virtualization is the winning strategy.
Tags: Microsoft, virtualization technologies, Citrix, Xen

XenApp 6 Simplifies Data Center Virtualization Technologies

New enhancements to XenApp 6 will be available as an integrated feature of the company's desktop virtualization technologies.
Tags: virtualization technologies, Citrix, Xen, Server 2008, XenApp

Citrix Shares Virtualized Enterprise Vision

Citrix is best known for XenApp but industry analysts say Citrix is playing catch-up.
Tags: virtualization, Citrix, Hyper-V, VMware, XenServer

Citrix, Novell Partner on Virtualization, Cloud Computing

The business software makers are teaming up to give enterprise customers more flexibility to manage their virtual infrastructures on multiple operating systems.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, Citrix, Novell, Xen

Citrix and Novell Extend Enterprise Virtualization

Citrix and Novell will collaborate to offer customers increased virtualization interoperability and new tools.
Tags: Citrix, Novell, XenServer, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Citrix Looks Beyond VDI

Virtually Speaking: Within two years, 60 percent of all desktops will be virtualized, according to Gartner. Citrix has six avenues to make this possible.
Tags: virtualization, Citrix, virtual desktop, Xen, Gartner

All Eyes Return to the Virtual Desktop

Virtually Speaking: VMware is expressing renewed interest in the virtual desktop. Microsoft has arrived there, and Xen is increasing its presence.
Tags: virtualization, Citrix, VMware, desktop virtualization, Xen

Citrix Offers Free Hyper-V Storage Management

The free version of Citrix's application is designed to simplify storage management in Microsoft-based virtual environments.
Tags: virtualization, Citrix, Hyper-V, hypervisor

The 'Virtualization Wars' Heat Up

Virtually Speaking: Remember the Unix wars of 20 years ago? Brace yourself for the next big one: the virtualization wars.
Tags: virtualization, Citrix, Hyper-V, VMware, Xen

Citrix's Latest Bedazzler

Virtually Speaking: Citrix kicks off Synergy 2009 with a treasure trove of announcements aimed at both the virtual desktop and virtual server. A new version of Citrix Essentials and XenServer has hit the market, but the glam of Citrix Dazzle and Receiver is front and center.
Tags: virtualization, iPhone, Citrix, Hyper-V, Xen