eG Innovations, the provider of intelligent service performance management solutions for physical, virtualized and cloud environments, has announced that it has joined the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA), a consortium of companies committed to fostering the adoption of open virtualization technologies including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).
MIPS Technologies, a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home networking and mobile applications, and SYSGO, a leading supplier of certifiable operating systems and embedded virtualization, today announced they are collaborating to bring SYSGO's embedded virtualization technology to MIPS32 processor cores.
HighCloud Security unveiled HighCloud VM-Centric Security—the first solution to encrypt and protect virtual machine (VM) images and the data they contain throughout their lifecycle. This new solution addresses large security gaps in the cloud and the virtualized data center by providing a single platform that protects all enterprise VMs and the data they contain as they are created, transmitted, replicated, suspended, stored, and ultimately decommissioned.
VMware announced VMware vCenter Protect Essentials Plus and enhancements to its VMware Go Pro service, simplifying IT management for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). VMware vCenter Protect Essentials Plus and VMware Go Pro provide SMBs with choice and flexibility, offering a range of capabilities with both on-premise and Software as a Service (SaaS) deployment options.
Open Kernel Labs (OK Labs) has announced support for the newly introduced Kingfisher processor from ARM. The OKL4 Microvisor is immediately available for the Kingfisher simulator and will support Kingfisher processors as they roll out from ARM Ltd and ARM licensees.
Together, OKL4 and Kingfisher target mobile/wireless devices, including smartphones, "super phones" and tablets, as well as servers/blades and other form factors and applications for them. To support Kingfisher, OK Labs is applying the native capabilities of the OKL4 Microvisor to meet the always on, always connected requirements presented by these varied devices and applications.
BitDefender, an award-winning provider of innovative security solutions, announced at VMworld 2011 Europe the commercial availability of an integrated security solution for VMware vShield 5 virtualised datacentres. Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender integrates with VMware vShield Endpoint to protect Windows servers and desktops, as well as Linux and Solaris systems.
AppSense has announced the free version of AppSense Strata, a suite of product technology that enables true user freedom by providing them the ability to install and manage their own applications in an isolated environment without needing admin rights. After installation the applications are then seamlessly re-delivered back to their desktop.
Today at VMworld 2011 Europe, Mitel a leading provider of Unified Communications (UC) software solutions, will demonstrate a significant technical advancement designed to considerably increase the already growing deployment of desktop virtualization for IT departments. Specifically, Mitel has integrated its virtualized Unified Communicator (UC) Advanced client software with VMware View 5, enabling Mitel and VMware to deliver soft phone and mobile device integration with a desktop virtualization environment.
AppSense and Centrix Software have announced a strategic partnership to provide organizations with a comprehensive user-centric transformation program. This partnership will allow organizations to simplify and accelerate the adoption of new technologies and platforms including Windows 7, desktop and application virtualization, cloud computing and BYOD initiatives.
Trusted Computing Group (TCG) announced the release of the first Virtualized Platform Architecture, which describes how to build a trusted virtualized platform. With this specification, robust Trusted Computing technologies based on the TCG's core concepts of the hardware root of trust can be added to existing virtual machine managers (VMMs), allowing virtual machines (VM) on the same platform to share hardware roots of trust.