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'After looking at various options, the customer decided to test three solutions – Virident PCIe flash, Atlantis ILIO, and Liquidware Labs Flex-IO. The last two products create RAM based datastores within vSphere to be used as local storage.'
For more, see Chris Millers blog post. Link below...
A year ago everyone wanted to know about VMware’s big plan.
The company had just undergone a major executive shakeup, with CEO Paul Maritz leaving to pilot VMware/EMC spinout Pivotal and long-time CTO Steve Herrod departing to join a venture capital firm. Parent company EMC’s COO Pat Gelsinger - former CTO of Intel - stepped in to become VMware’s CEO.
And even though VMware had established itself as an industry leader over the past decade by making its ESX compute virtualization hypervisor mainstream in the enterprise market, it faced new pressures as customer interest grew in public clouds, big data, rapid application development and mobile computing.
Amazon Web Services now lets enterprises use two-factor authentication to better protect hosted WorkSpaces virtual desktops.
Windows 9: Goodbye, Charms bar, hello virtual desktops?
It looks like Microsoft has finally come to its senses and will dump the Charms bar in Windows 9 (also known as Threshold) slated for release next spring. Even better, Microsoft is planning a surprise for multi-taskers with the addition of multiple ...
Windows 9 will kill Microsoft's awkward Charms menu, introduce virtual desktops The Verge
Microsoft's Windows 'Threshold' expected to add virtual desktops, drop charms ZDNet
Windows 9 kills off awful Charms bar, adds virtual desktops to win back ... ExtremeTech
TechRadar UK - Redmondmag.com
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Weighing the pros, cons and costs of virtual desktops
The RIA is seeking to streamline its technology while remaining secure, so when the firm's custodian, Fidelity Investments, offered up a cloud-based virtual desktop for advisers called External IT, Buttonwood jumped on it, according to principal Damian ...