Oracle will build Sun Microsystems data centre containers if needed

Oracle will continue to sell Sun Microsystems data centre containers, despite the solution not being part of Oracle's regular product line; plus more daily news.

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Oracle will build Sun data containers if needed
Oraclesell Sun Microsystems data centre containers, despite the solution not being part of Oracle's regular product line. Known as Project Blackbox, the containers "are not officially part of the catalogue, but we are building them," according to Oracle Senior Sales Consultant Tiffany Strause. The vendor will not keep an inventory of Sun containers -- now changed to Sun Modular Data Centre -- but Oracle said it will build them if an order comes in.

VDIworks launches remote desktop technology for Apple iPad devices
Virtual desktop software provider VDIworks has announced the availability of remote desktop technology for the Apple iPad devices. The application, based on VDIworks VideoOverIP remote access protocol, aims to deliver remote Windows home or office access. VideoOverIP works with physical PCs, VMware, Xen and Hyper-V virtual machines and numerous other hypervisors. Fast Remote Desktop is available for download from the Apple Appstore.

Tech Data gives VARs access to Cisco data centre
Distributor Tech Data has announced that its resellers now have access to its Cisco Unified Computing System data centre. Based in the distributor's 6,000-square-foot technology solutions centre, it aims to familiarise Cisco VARs sales and technical teams with Cisco Unified Computing System B- and C-Series Server technology.

Oracle unveils Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.2
Oracle has released its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.2. The management hosting and access solution is for virtualised desktops that are hosted in the data centre. New features of the 3.2 version include global hot-desking, multi-company capabilities, better video and audio capabilities and administration improvements.

Symantec reveals updates for Backup Exec 2010
Security vendor Symantec has announced updates to its Backup Exec 2010 data protection solution. The latest version enables users to use improved Wizards for reduced installation time, includes in-product guidance for Windows data recovery and provides platform support including Microsoft SharePoint 2010.

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