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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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VDI in Education, app virtualization and software defined storage

Desktop virtualization as a new ally for Education, the benefits of application virtualization and software defined storage are the most interesting topics we talked about in this blog for the last...
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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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Hyper-V virtual switch security options

There are several options that administrators should keep in mind in order to isolate virtual machines inside a Hyper-V virtual switch and thus monitor incoming and outgoing traffic and improve the...
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Disadvantages of application virtualization

At the beginning of this week we published an article about the benefits of application virtualization. But, as we already mentioned in that post,there are also some disadvantages. That is why we a...
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Bionico Hand, an Open Source and low cost prosthetics project

Nicolas Huchet lost his right arm in 2002. This accident encouraged him to investigate about the creation of bionic prosthesis more sophisticated that the financed ones but also more affordable tha...
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Benefits of application virtualization

With application virtualization, it is possible to run an application that is not installed on the work station from the very same work station. This technology isolates applications from the under...
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Security bug found in Xen hypervisor

A vulnerability in Xen hypervisor has broken the security around multi-tenant environments. It allows Xen hardware virtual machines (HVM) to access data storaged in other HVM-based machines that ar...
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Linux Foundation launches Open Platform for NFV Project

Linux Foundation is moving forward in the telecommunications sector. This week they have announced the birth of an Open Source platform that aims to speed up the introduction of new products and se...
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VDI Tips and UDS Enterprise & Red Hat Enterprise Linux new editions

The improvements in the new UDS Enterprise available version, our team's tips to ensure a successful adoption of desktop virtualization and the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux version have been our to...
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New software defined storage platform

Most SMBs find really difficult to afford server virtualization costs. That's why HP has launched a new software defined storage alternative (SDS). The company will give free licences to its client...
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VDI: a new ally for Education

The educational environment is a complex environment on an IT level, very possibly more than many critical business platforms, because it needs to deploy hundreds of applications and user stations ...
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Major vulnerability found in bash

A major vulnerability has been discovered that targets bash, the Unix system (including OSX) and Linux commands interpreter. Apparently, this security flaw is also affecting other interpreters, suc...
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What will come out of new Citrix acquisition?

Citrix has acquired Virtual, a company specialized in ARM-based hypervisors to check and develop mobile applications. This recent purchase has brought to light the new interests of this company, th...
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Ensure a successful adoption of desktop virtualization (Second Part)

At the very beginning of this week we provided some advices you should keep in mind before adopting a desktop virtualization platform. Today, we conclude those recommendations with the next steps ...
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BYOID adoption and the new security risks

A new technological trend has arisen after the massive adoption of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) by most users, who use their own mobile devices for both personal and proffesional purposes. This new...
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Ensure a successful adoption of desktop virtualization (First Part)

The adoption of a VDI platform without taking some previous steps will surely lead the project to direct failure. In order to avoid this outcome, the UDS Enterprise Team describes below the most im...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11 available

Red Hat has announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux's new version, 5.11. The company reinforces its commitment for security and performance introducing important improvements in the...
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