Citrix XenServer News
June 03, 2016
In an attempt to close the gap in the race for hypervisor supremacy, Citrix rolled out XenServer 7 in May 2016.
January 13, 2016
Atlantis Computing's latest HyperScale appliances integrate 10-Gigabit Ethernet networking, factory-configured IP addresses and VMware vSphere or Citrix XenServer hypervisors.
November 19, 2015
Citrix mapped out a plan for realignment that includes the end of certain product lines, spinning off the GoTo portfolio into a separate business and more layoffs.
October 20, 2015
VMware users took to Twitter to talk about new product announcements and updates unveiled at VMworld 2015.
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Citrix XenServer is an open source server virtualization platform based on the Xen hypervisor. Continue Reading
Expert contributor Ed Tittel takes a look at Trend Micro OfficeScan, an endpoint protection product with antivirus and antimalware functionality for physical and virtualized endpoints. Continue Reading
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Desktop and app virtualization tools help admins deliver services to users regardless of where they work and what devices they work on. Learn how to make a smart buying decision. Continue Reading
In the open source arena, there are many options for Xen, but XenServer includes the XenCenter management console. Read these expert tips before installing it. Continue Reading
Choosing the right hypervisor is crucial to the overall success of your data center -- thoroughly evaluate the total cost of ownership and functionality when making a decision. Continue Reading
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Read as expert Brien Posey details what server virtualization management software package would benefit your organization the most according to key criteria. Continue Reading
The creation of too many VMs and the continued existence of unused VMs plague modern IT infrastructure. This three-part guide looks at the ongoing battle against virtual machine sprawl, with a focus on strategies and tools for tracking VM lifecycles. Servers can be virtualized so easily, a reality that is both a blessing and a curse. Unneeded VMs waste an organization’s resources and can create licensing complications. To combat these inefficiencies, IT teams should put specific controls in place and adopt strategies that prevent VM sprawl. This guide emphasizes the importance of business policies that require users to justify the need for and duration of a VM. Without reasonable controls in place, VMs will proliferate and, over time, diminish the effectiveness of a virtualized infrastructure.
While many organizations have adopted sound practices for deploying virtual machines, they have not succeeded in effectively managing these virtualized environments. As a result, they are confronting server sprawl and losing the full benefit of their virtualization investments. Products exist to address this issue; some are from major virtualization vendors and others from third-party vendors. Combined with firm policies, these products can assist admins in managing VM sprawl, if not stopping it altogether.Continue Reading
One of the advantages to using the Xen hypervisor is its adaptability to a number of different OSes. In this helpful guide, Walker Rowe takes us through the installation process on Ubuntu. Continue Reading
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Open source Xen was once at the top of the mountain but fell off shortly thereafter. Where does it stand in today’s market? Continue Reading
Nvidia's GRID vGPU technology is now supported in XenDesktop, so take a minute to learn how this feature works and some tips for configuring it. Continue Reading
You can virtualize Exchange with any hypervisor on the SVVP, but that doesn't mean it's easy. Choosing the right hypervisor requires some planning. Continue Reading