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Cisco and Citrix buddy up on desktop virtualisation

Kayleigh Bateman, Site Editor

The Daily Data Centre

Cisco and Citrix team up on desktop virtualisation
Cisco and Citrix have put their heads together and produced a new desktop virtualisation offering that combines Citrix's XenDesktop platform with Cisco's Unified Computing System. Both vendors claim the combination of their solutions will enable customers to improve the density of their virtualised desktops on a server by 60%. It currently supports Citrix XenServer and VMware vSphere virtualisation platforms.

Dell strengthens HPC environments portfolio
Dell has bolstered its portfolio of solutions for HPC environments with the announcement of new blades, servers, storage platforms and workstations. New products include the PowerEdge C6105, PowerEdge C410x, PowerEdge M610x, the Dell Precision T7500 workstation and the Platform Computing Cluster Manager 2.0.1 Dell Edition.

NetApp and Oracle dismiss three-year patent lawsuit
NetApp has penned a mutual agreement with Oracle to dismiss the patent lawsuit that was launched in 2007 between the two companies. The lawsuit was opened when Sun was bought by Oracle last year, and both vendors have agreed to dismiss it without prejudice.

Data Centre Resources partners with Cannon on modular data centre solution
Data centre cooling and monitoring vendor Data Centre Resources has partnered with Cannon Technologies to introduce its modular data centre offering. It integrates power, cooling, security, monitoring and fire suppression within a building shell, and it can apparently be assembled within a week.

TalkTalk invests in additional 2,000 square feet of data centre space to cope with growing UK market
Internet service provider TalkTalk has purchased an additional 2,000 square feet of data centre space, due to the growing network services market. The ISP claims increased interest in its broadband and landline services has forced it to invest in more IT support. TalkTalk has acquired the extra capacity at UK Grid's Manchester based data centre.

Kayleigh Bateman is the Site Editor of SearchVirtualDataCentre.co.uk.


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