Burton Group brands XenDesktop first 'enterprise-ready' server-hosted virtual desktop

With the release of XenDesktop 4 Service Pack 1, Citrix is the first to meet the analyst's requirements; plus more daily news.

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New Citrix virtual desktop offering gets stamp of approval
Analysts at the Burton Group claim XenDesktop software is the first 'enterprise-ready' server-hosted virtual desktop product. According to the analysts, server-hosted VDI platforms need 52 specific features to be deemed enterprise-ready, and with the release of XenDesktop 4 Service Pack 1, Citrix is the first to meet the requirements.

Red Hat places first in GNOME project
Red Hat has placed first among 106 companies as the top contributor to the GNOME project. The GNOME project was founded 13 years ago with the aim of creating a free software desktop user environment for UNIX-type operating systems. A study by Neary Consulting revealed that over the last 10 years, Red Hat has committed nearly 17% of the total code commits.

Talend gets new CFO
Data management software vendor Talend has announced that Nick White has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). White will be responsible for all the vendor's global finance and administration operations.

InTechnology offers free storage
Service provider InTechnology is now offering 100 GB of free data backup storage with every 100 GB of data stored for the duration of the contract. The online and backup recovery service is available now.

Pancetera Software unveils virtual appliance as first project
Pancetera Software has unveiled its first product, the Pancetera Unite. The virtual appliance is designed for managing the backups across a virtual server environment. Pancetera Software was founded by former executives from data deduplication vendor Data Domain.

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

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