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Happy 4th Birthday to OpenStack

Happy birthday OpenStack!  It’s hard to believe you’re already four years old.  But over the last four years, user maturity, software maturity and a focus on cloud software operations have been rapidly emerging for OpenStack, thanks in large part to the efforts of its growing …Continue Reading…

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Jumping the VDI Hurdle in Education

hurdlesWhether supporting K-12 or higher education students, most IT professionals have their hands full when it comes to managing end users’ computing environments. With BYOD now the rule, rather than the exception, for students and faculty, the complexity of managing a stable and adaptable environment only increases. IT …Continue Reading…

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A Successful VDI Plan Starts with Understanding Persistent vs. Non-persistent Virtual Desktops

With VDI technology, you’re basically virtualizing the user’s physical desktop computer, moving it into the safety and control of the data center, and in turn, providing your users with remote access to what is now a virtual machine. This is an attractive alternative for IT departments as it enables centralized management and control of the desktop and its applications, including the patching and …Continue Reading…

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Cloud Wars Wage On

Cloud WarsWritten by Jon Senger, Chief Strategy Officer, Virtual Bridges

Recently, there has been quite a bit of activity in the cloud space with some major announcements from several different players in the ecosystem.  I have said for some time that 2014 would be the year of consolidation of all the vendors pushing their …Continue Reading…