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TMCnet Virtualization Week in Review

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October 29, 2011

TMCnet Virtualization Week in Review

By Ashok Bindra, TMCnet Contributor

Offering many benefits, virtualization is rapidly expanding in the enterprise IT environment. More and more players are entering this market as revenue grows and demand for this technology rises in the IT space. Hence, this week also there many new developments in the virtualization world.

TMCnet contributor Rajani Baburajan reported that NextComputing (News - Alert), a manufacturer of small form-factor and dense computing servers and workstations, announced support for VMware vCenter Server and vSphere hypervisor in its NextStream blade server. As per the report, NextStream server is optimized for IT environments looking to reduce hardware footprint, while maintaining the same performance and flexibility as traditional servers, said the manufacturer.

Another contributor Calvin Azuri reported that Avistar (News - Alert) Communications, a provider of unified visual communications solutions, demonstrated the most advanced and cost effective, fully virtualized all-software multiparty MCU at Citrix Synergy (News - Alert) Barcelona this week.

According to Azuri’s report, the Avistar C3 Conference solution was designed on the same architecture as the Avistar C3 Integrator for Citrix solution, which has been recognized as the industry's leading all-software virtualized visual communications user experience. The Avistar C3 (News - Alert) Conference solution has been specifically customized to offer a scalable, open and standards-based multiparty videoconferencing experience that can be fully virtualized within industry leading platforms such as Citrix XenServer, wrote Azuri.

While TMCnet contributor Carolyn J Dawson reported that Venyu, a provider of cloud backup and datacenter solutions, said that its VenyuCloud public cloud service has achieved VMware vCloud powered status. Venyu said that this only highlights that the company's cloud services are supported by VMware's leading virtualization and cloud computing technologies.



Ashok Bindra is a veteran writer and editor with more than 25 years of editorial experience covering RF/wireless technologies, semiconductors and power electronics. To read more of his articles, please visit his columnist page.

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