vNews – February 2013

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VMware Partner Exchange (PEX)
EMC Replacing their Flare code on their SANs using C4 micro-hypervisor.
VMware now used in 100% of Fortune 100 – 99% of Fortune 1000
VMware will be concentrating on 3 main areas this year
vSphere and Ops Mgr – VSOM – New licensing bundle instead of ‘Naked vSphere’
EUC – End User Compute – The Horizon Suite
vCloud Suite – Private and Public cloud infrastructures

VMware Single Sign On (SSO)
If you wish to use vCenter Linked Mode with vSphere 5.1 then SSO must be installed in Cluster or Multi-Site mode NOT Basic mode.
SSO Knowledgebase articles available on www.vmware.com kb2033588 http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2033588
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2033137
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2035758

SSO Certification pre-staging
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2034833

SSO Re-registering with vCenter; Inventory Service and Web Client Service
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2033620

Citrix Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Financial Results
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/jan-2013/citrix-reports-2012-fourth-quarter-and-fiscal-year-financial-results.html
Citrix Extends Line of Mobile Apps to Help Users Work More Effectively Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Device
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-extends-line-of-mobile-apps-to-help-users-work-more-effectively-anytime-anywhere-on-any-device.html
Citrix Appoints New SVP and General Manager
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-appoints-new-svp-and-general-manager.html
Citrix XenDesktop Ranked Desktop Virtualization Champion
Citrix XenServer Ranked Server Virtualization Champion
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-xenserver-ranked-server-virtualization-champion.html
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-xendesktop-ranked-desktop-virtualization-champion.html
listed as a Champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s Server Virtualization Vendor Landscape.
listed as a Champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s Desktop Virtualization Vendor Landscape.
New datacenter in Singapore at the heart of Citrix continued expansion in Asia Pacific
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/new-datacenter-in-singapore-at-the-heart-of-citrix-continued-exp.html
Citrix Drives Innovation with Investment in Mobile Security Startup Armor5
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-drives-innovation-with-investment-in-mobile-security-star.html
Customers Find Value & Savings with Windows Server Hyper-V
http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/03/07/customers-find-value-and-savings-with-windows-server-hyper-v.aspx
Microsoft Virtual Academy Hits 1 Million Mark
7 Feb 2013 10:00 AM
http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/02/07/microsoft-virtual-academy-hits-1-million-mark.aspx
Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start
http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/microsoft-virtualization-for-vmware-professionals-jump-start
Microsoft VDI vs. VMware View: Freedom of Choice
http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/03/06/microsoft-vdi-vs-vmware-view-freedom-of-choice.aspx

VMware
Dell and VMware Deliver Converged Infrastructure Solution Optimized for Desktop Virtualization
Members of VMware Partner Community Awarded at VMware Partner Exchange 2013
http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-pex-awards-022713.html
VMware Simplifies Enablement, Clarifies Actions for Partners to Operate Successfully and Accelerate Their Businesses in the Cloud Era
http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-pex-022613.html

VCE and VMware Extend Partnership to Jointly Develop, Sell and Deliver Vblock Cloud Management and Orchestration
VMware Unveils VMware Horizon Suite, Industry’s Most Comprehensive Platform for Workforce Mobility
VMware® Horizon Workspace™, VMware Horizon View™ and VMware Horizon Mirage™ Deliver the Virtual Workspace to Simplify End-User Computing in the Multi-Device Era
VMware Introduces VMware vSphere® with Operations Management™ and VMware vSphere Data Protection™ Advanced
http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-vsom-vdap-021213.html
VMware to Acquire Virsto
http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-vsom-vdap-021213.html

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