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Oracle Corp has updated the Sun Ray Client product line geared for displaying server-hosted Windows, Linux and Oracle Solaris desktops with a new version Oracle Sun Ray 3 Plus Client that operates on its Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure software. They all stack up nicely with with Oracle’s other desktop virtualization wares like Oracle Secure Global Desktop and Oracle VM VirtualBox. The new release comes with enhancements including support for Windows 7 virtual desktops, larger displays with native support for up to two 30-inch displays with 2560 x 1600 resolution each enabling user productivity and efficiency, faster I/O with Gigabit Ethernet and USB 2.0, enabling higher performance, and increased security with native support for fiber optic networking through a Small Form Pluggable (SFP) connection module which provides a more secure environment than traditi... (more)

Oracle Fine-Tunes Its Cloud Computing Strategy

Reinforcing its intention to compete with the likes of IBM, HP and Cisco in the increasingly crowded integrated hardware and software cloud space, Oracle has come out with its own version of the same called Exalogic Elastic Cloud. It has been designed to run Java and non-Java applications in virtualized computing environments behind a company's firewall. Modeled after its Exadata Database Machine, another hardware-software combo from Oracle that is geared for database storage performance, this latest cloud stack is intended as a middleware machine combining Intel multi-core proce... (more)

Wireless Industry Steps up Influence over Future of Linux

The Linux Foundation has published a report that says that wireless companies have significantly increased their contributions to the Linux operating system. One of the key factors that has led to the surge in popularity of the free, open source software platform has been the proliferation of Android handsets in the mobile market. Every other day there is a new Android phone that crops up and looks like they are here for the long haul. The trend is catching on in non-smartphone mobile market segments such as netbooks and media tablets. According to ABI Research, Google's Android ... (more)

ChannelVission Joins the McAfee SecurityAlliance

ChannelVission's partnership with McAfee provides an integrated cloud platform that offers exceptional security layers to channel customers at lower operational costs but can also help meet demanding compliance mandates", said Aman Sehgal, President and CEO of ChannelVission. "McAfee's security solutions will assist ChannelVission  to address the evolving threats and empower businesses globally to monetize the cloud opportunity". "This best of breed SaaS solution enables businesses to collaborate with greater confidence" said Dilip Tinnelvelly, GM of Cloud Computing Business Uni... (more)

IBM’s Latest Acquisition Highlights Popularity of Hybrid Clouds

IBM Corp., has acquired Mountain View, Calif-based Cast Iron Systems Inc. to bolster its cloud product in anticipation for a massive explosion in cloud computing market which it says is expected to grow at a compounded annual rate of 28 percent from $47 billion in 2008 to $126 billion by 2012. Cast Iron ‘s offerings focus on integration tools between on-premise apps and externally hosted applications by a cloud provider. With the rise in SaaS (Software as a Service) and web based services the past few years, the company was able to find its niche as a cheaper middleware alternati... (more)