Oracle has announced that its Sun Ray Software 5 is now available. The virtual desktop product has new features that include support for Oracle Enterprise Linux, an enhanced virtual desktop client, and a Sun Ray connector for VMware View 4.
Dell Services teams with Liquidware Labs on virtual desktops
Dell Services has announced a partnership with Liquidware Labs in a bid to simplify customer migrations to virtualised desktops, both onsite and in the cloud. Liquidware Labs will provide virtual desktop assessment software in addition to migration and monitoring tools. Dell Services will use Liquidware Labs Stratusphere and ProfileUnity software to assess customer desktops, to migrate the data to a virtual desktop environment, and provide user experience reports.
Virtuon announces subscription-based virtual desktop service
Virtuon has announced a virtual desktop service based on utilising cloud computing and virtualisation. Accessible from a browser, the desktops are available from $39.95 per month and are offered through a subscription service. They are available with Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7.
Infinitely Virtual picks NetApp Filer for storage
Virtual server vendor Infinitely Virtual has chosen to install a NetApp Filer. The FAS Series Filer is designed to deliver instantaneous backup and recovery and the ability to provision storage as fast as VMs.
BGC Partners upgrades with Brocade
Networking vendor Brocade has announced that BGC Partners, a global go-between to the wholesale financial markets, has standardised on Brocade 415 and Brocade 425 4 Gbps Fibre Channel to PCIe host bus adapters (HBAs). BGC Partners delivers brokerage platforms for traders, placing storage strain on the company's infrastructure. BGC Partners' data centre currently includes EMC V-Max, EMC CLARiiON, EMC DMX-3 and HP EVAs all linked by a Brocade SAN fabric.
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