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With the announcement of VMware vSphere 4.1, I think VMware's set the bar very high, again.
Continuing our theme of bold claims in the desktop virtualization space, I had a quick update last week from Virtual Bridges, the all-in-one virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) vendor. The Austin-based company sees themselves heralding the “end of stateful endpoint management” (Win7 upgrades, anyone?) and announced that the “days of purpose-built VDI are here.” Sounds good, eh?
Hot on the heels of Riverbed’s cloud-focused announcements earlier this month, Silver Peak is keeping the pressure on with its new virtual WAN optimization appliance, the VRX-8, which accelerates multi-site replication and disaster recovery for “big data” among enterprise datacenters (or, in 2010 parlance, private clouds).
When it comes time to automate IT processes, we recommend taking stock of your existing trusted vendor relationships as well as your most glaring pain points: do you struggle to keep operating systems and servers patched to the right levels to meet compliance?