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 kb2033588

SSO Certification pre-staging

SSO Re-registering with vCenter; Inventory Service and Web Client Service

Citrix Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Financial Results
Citrix Extends Line of Mobile Apps to Help Users Work More Effectively Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Device
Citrix Appoints New SVP and General Manager
Citrix XenDesktop Ranked Desktop Virtualization Champion
Citrix XenServer Ranked Server Virtualization Champion
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
Citrix Drives Innovation with Investment in Mobile Security Startup Armor5
Customers Find Value & Savings with Windows Server Hyper-V
Microsoft Virtual Academy Hits 1 Million Mark
7 Feb 2013 10:00 AM
Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start
Microsoft VDI vs. VMware View: Freedom of Choice

Dell and VMware Deliver Converged Infrastructure Solution Optimized for Desktop Virtualization
Members of VMware Partner Community Awarded at VMware Partner Exchange 2013
VMware Simplifies Enablement, Clarifies Actions for Partners to Operate Successfully and Accelerate Their Businesses in the Cloud Era

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
VMware to Acquire Virsto


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