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Citrix Systems’ Simon Crosby: Xen and the Art of Cloud Computing

In his keynote speech at LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco, Simon Crosby, Chief Technology Officer for Citrix Systems, announced the company's plan to open source Project Kensho, a set of tools that will help migrate virtual machines between different hypervisors and virtualization platforms. I sat d...

Citrix, HP Crossbreed XenServer With Proliant Line

Citrix and HP announced a deal Thursday that integrates the virtualization company's XenServer into HP's 64-bit ProLiant Servers. The jointly developed server virtualization solution, Citrix XenServer HP Select Edition, will be available to both HP and Citrix customers. The new offering provides use...

HTC’s on the Hotseat for Allowing Critical Smartphone Security Flaw

A vulnerability in a logging tool that HTC has installed on some of its Android devices poses a serious security problem for users. The devices at risk are the Evo 3D, Evo 4G and Thunderbolt. The vulnerability allows hackers to collect a great deal of information about the device and its user -- inf...

OPINION

Like FOSS Fog, Cloud Confusion May Not Matter

The general public knows little about the true technology fundamentals of cloud computing, suggests a recent survey commissioned by IT vendor Citrix. Almost a third of the roughly 1,000 U.S. adults polled thought cloud computing was related to weather. However, the ascendance of Linux and open sourc...

OPINION

Hypervisor Fight Is Good for Customers, Good for FOSS

There have been many changes in the market and technology since Citrix acquired XenSource and a major stewardship stake in the Xen open source hypervisor four years ago. Red Hat's 2008 Qumranet acquisition and subsequent push behind the Linux-integrated Kernel-based Virtual Machine hypervisor has ad...

CONFERENCE REPORT

Who Gets to Decide How the Cloud Works?

A battle to set the model for cloud infrastructure is raging, according to Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat. "We're at a fork in the road," Whitehurst told a packed room of more than 200 people at the Open Source Business Conference Monday. "Now is the time that we're going to choose the...

EXPERT ADVICE

Wringing More Value From Enterprise Cloud Computing With Open Source

You're an IT manager responsible for keeping your infrastructure up and running while squeezing every bit of value from your budget. You're interested in the latest trends and have done your research. Many enterprises rely on their existing vendors for guidance on these trends and probably recommend...

EXPERT ADVICE

Closing the Server-Storage Virtualization Gap

Server virtualization technologies for Linux have advanced at a rapid pace of innovation with VMware and Citrix initially leading the way. They are now being joined by significant strategic investments by Red Hat. Unfortunately, the storage side of the equation has lagged behind. Several trends, suc...

EXPERT ADVICE

Linux and the Power of Virtual Mega-Machines

Cloud computing describes an Internet-based computing infrastructure that has abstracted users and user applications from the underlying computing resources that support them. In concept, cloud computing is functionally different from previous IT architectures in that users no longer need to own, ha...

VMware Rolls Out Open Source Virtual Desktop Client

VMware is introducing an open source version of its View product -- specifically, an open source client for virtual desktop infrastructure aimed at the data center. Called "VMware View Open Client," this release is largely a partner or ecosystem play for the company, pushing out the VMware View sour...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Alfresco CEO John Powell on the Value of Free

Is it possible to make money by giving something away for free? John Powell, CEO of Alfresco Software, believes that the open source software market is worth $60 billion. The value doesn't accrue from the revenue that it generates. Rather, that value is rooted in the cost savings for his customers. ...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Marathon CTO Jerry Melnick: A Fault-Tolerant Approach to Virtualization

In March of this year, Marathon Technologies announced everRun VM, a first-of-its kind, fault-tolerant, high availability software package for server virtualization. This product picks up where its first-generation kin -- everRun -- left off in providing companies the ability to prevent outages and ...

PODCAST

Alliances and Intrigue in the Virtualization World

The latest BriefingsDirect SOA Insights Edition, Vol. 24, provides a roundtable discussion and dissection of services-oriented architecture-related news and events, with a panel of IT analysts. In this episode, our experts examine virtualization trends through the acquisition this summer of XenSourc...

Open Source: Changing Models, Changing Mindsets, Part 1

Open source software -- think Linux, Firefox, Wikipedia, Apache, Ajax and a host of other projects -- has introduced a radically different development model -- and mindset -- to the stream of high-tech innovation. It is one that is having repercussions in the corporate world that go beyond how softw...

Red Hat Launches New Desktop Linux

Red Hat chose London as the location to launch its new Linux software that is bundled with security and management features. The new product, Red Hat Desktop, is targeted at organizations that are looking to upgrade their PCs but don't want all the features that ship with the latest version of Micro...

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