Virtualization Short Take #213 November 2008 · Filed in Information
Virtualization Short Take #21 is a collection of press releases, news announcements, and other links that have been collecting in my inbox over the past couple of weeks.
CohesiveFT has announced VPN-Cubed™, which is touted as “an encrypted virtual private network (VPN) enabling customer-controlled security inside a single cloud, across multiple clouds, and between clouds and private infrastructure.” The full press release is here. Security within and between clouds is a key challenge that has yet to be addressed by any vendor, so if CohesiveFT’s claims are true then they have something quite useful on their hands.
Leostream and eG Innovations have apparently teamed up to give eG Innovations better visibility into the Leostream Connection Broker software. I would direct you to a web site that provides full details about this announcement, but eG Innovations’ news/press release page hasn’t been updated since the middle of September. Oops. (Update: The site has been updated now after being completely unavailable earlier today, 11/5/2008. Apparently eG moved their web site and ran into a few problems making sure the latest content was migrated. Oops again.)
vmSight has published a survey about virtualized desktops based on information gathered during VMworld 2008 in Las Vegas. More information about the survey and a link to the actual report itself is available from vmSight’s web site.
Research firm Ideas International has prepared a “functional evaluation” of the three major server virtualization platforms on the market—VMware Infrastructure 3, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Citrix XenServer 5.0. The evaluation is available here, but readers must register for a free account in order to actually see the results.
That’s it for now; this time around it’s short and sweet. Feel free to add your comments with any news or links you found useful recently. Thanks!Tags: HyperV · VDI · VMware · Virtualization · Xen Previous Post: P2V With IBM Blades Next Post: Need a Favor