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Using the LWL lab, we installed and tested Flex-IO in under 20 minutes. Including the migration of a 40GB VM from SLOW spinning disk to the Flex-IO volume. No SSD's used here.
1 minute video: http://youtu.be/PJe5Rv8HZe0
For the full Flex-IO 18 minute lab video or for evaluations, please contact Liquidware Labs. http://www.liquidwarelabs.com/products/flex-io.asp
Chromebooks can now run Windows desktops, via VMware
VMware will offer virtual desktop services for Google's Chromebooks, allowing them to run Windows applications on the pared-down laptops based on the Chrome OS. Organizations could save as much as $5,000 per computer by using a combination of ...
Chromebooks Getting VMware Virtual Desktop Service CIO
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Is the virtual desktop the next big thing?
Washington Technology (blog)
Tom Simmons, the leader of Citrix's federal team, knows what one of the next big things in the federal market will be. It is just starting to peek out over the horizon, but it still three or four years away. A virtual desktop is where applications, the ...
Patch management strategies for dedicated vs. shared virtual desktops
The transition from physical to virtual desktops can disrupt patch management, so it is important to revisit your patch management strategies when you deploy VDI. The first consideration involves how you've configured your virtual desktops. Many VDI ...
ASIC looks to flash to accelerate virtual desktops
At the moment ASIC's virtual desktops are delivered using Netapp FAS3240 appliances out of Global Switch's Ultimo data centre, Fujitsu's Homebush data centre and a data centre in Traralgon. ASIC is seeking a flash storage solution with five nines ...
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Fusion-io Launches ioVDI Acceleration Software for VMware Virtual Desktops
Fusion-io today announced general availability of its Fusion ioVDI software, which accelerates VMware View persistent virtual desktop (VDI) environments via high-performance flash for read and write caching engineered for the requirements of VDI storage.
Fusion-io Launches ioVDI Software to Speed the Deployment of VMware ... MarketWatch
Fusion-io Optimizes Virtualization with Flexible Flash Solutions to Accelerate ... Wall Street Journal
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Centralis In Big Data Push For Virtual Desktop Managed Services
... across its estate of managed virtual desktops. The VDI vendor adopted the software for managed service delivery after using SysTrack as a discovery tool in desktop transformation projects, helping customers to migrate to virtual desktop environments.
VMware Wraps Desktone Into Horizon Virtual Desktop Platform
VMware Inc. looks to have made good on its promise to quickly absorb last fall's Desktone buy, rolling out new desktop-as-a-service wares based on the acquired technology. At VMware Partner Exchange conference in San Francisco this week, the ...
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