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UDS Enterprise in XXV RedIRIS Technical Conference

The City of Caceres hosted last week the 25th RedIRIS Technical Conference, involving more than 400 ICT experts from different institutions. As usual, the Technical Conference sessions were precede...
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Why VMware and Citrix will launch Linux VDI

Very shortly after Citrix announced its Linux technologies for apps and virtual desktops in XenDesktop and XenApp, VMware reported that Horizon View will support Linux in 2015. And why these firms ...
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UDS Enterprise will support Fedora & CentOS

UDS Enterprise extends the range of supported operating systems. The next version of this connection broker will provide, among others, virtual desktops for Red Hat based distributions. In this way...
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Linux success with supercomputers

The Top500 list, which sets the ranking of supercomputers worldwide, has been published this week. Tianhe-2, developed by the University of Defense Technology of China, still holds the first place....
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How to deploy a fully Open Source virtual platform

There are Linux-based (either Debian, SUSE or, of course, Red Hat) desktop virtualization solutions which are fully Open Source. Any modern version of a Linux distribution incorporates support for ...
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OpenSUSE 13.2 in KDE and Gnome desktops

openSUSE is a GNU/Linux distro very easy to install and highly recommended for those who are thinking about changing from a proprietary operating system to Open Source. 13.2 version started to be a...
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Managing and restoring KVM virtual classrooms

At the end of a class, each student has changed many aspects of virtual machines (VM). In order to prepare them for the next class, it is important to be able to return them to its original state a...
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VMware reveals VDI for Linux

VMware has announced that they will launch VDI solutions for Linux in China. The technology giant bets on a solution for Linux desktops based on Desktone, their desktop as a service solution. The o...
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VDI as disaster recovery strategy

Most organizations are provided with a disaster recovery plan that includes the steps to follow in case of natural disaster or a prolonged power outage that prevents them from accessing the jobs lo...
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Canonical officially launches its OpenStack distribution

Coinciding with the OpenStack Summit, which is held this week in Paris, Canonical has officially launched its distribution of Ubuntu OpenStack. The founder of Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth, has des...
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How to make the most of oVirt 3.5

A few weeks ago the oVirt team announced the release of a new version of this Open Source virtualization platform, the 3.5. Among the innovations introduced by this editions it should be pointed ou...
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Persistent vs Non-persistent virtual desktops (Second Part)

A few days ago, we analyzed in a post the advantages and disadvantages of persistent virtual desktops. To complete that information and gather all the data to decide which type of virtual desktops ...
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Microsoft unveils updates to Azure

More than 5,500 professionals of the technology industry are attending from yesterday until next Friday TechEd Europe 2014 in Barcelona, the Microsoft conference oriented to IT professionals and d...
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Persistent vs Non-persistent virtual desktops (First Part)

One of the important issues that must be evaluated before deploying a VDI project is whether the virtual desktops are going to be persistent or non-persistent. The UDS Enterprise team has analyzed ...
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VDI at the V International Conference on Virtual Campus

On 28 and 29 October the V International Conference on Virtual Campus will be held in Panama City organized by the Technological University of Panama and the University Network Virtual Campus. The...
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Which is the most appropriate storage for VDI?

Choosing a storage technology for VDI because of vendor loyalty may lead to a wrong decision. Administrators should take into account different points to select the storage for virtual desktops. V...
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The unstoppable Linux expansion

Did you realize Linux is present each day in more technological environments? Thanks to the free software flexibility and Open Source possibilities for collaborative development, the developments w...
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SIMO Education 2014: The future of Learning

The Learning Technology Exhibition, SIMO Education 2014, has opened this morning at Feria de Madrid. 125 companies and 200 speakers will show new developments and ICT solutions for the classroom un...
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VMworld Europe 2014 Day 1: Interesting VDI news

VMworld Europe 2014 opened today in Barcelona. In this first day of one of the most outstanding virtualization and cloud computing events, VMware announced new products, program and service that ad...
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Differences between desktop and server virtualization

One of the most common mistakes when implementing a VDI project is to consider that it is exactly the same as server virtualization. Many companies adopt desktop virtualization after having success...
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