Jul 31

In case you missed it, VMware recently announced spending $1.05 billion USD acquiring startup Nicira for their virtualization and software technology that enables software defined networks (SDN). Also last week Oracle was in the news getting its hands slapped by for making misleading advertisement performance claims vs. IBM.
On the heals of VMware buying Nicira for software defined networking (SDN) or what is also known as IO virtualization (IOV) and virtualized networking, Oracle is now claiming their own SDN capabilities with their announcement of intent to acquire Xsigo. Founded in 2004, Xsigo has a hardware platform combined with software to enable attachment of servers to different Fibre Channel (SAN) and Ethernet based (LAN) networks with their version of IOV.
Now its Oracle who has announced that it will be acquiring IO, networking, virtualization hardware and software vendor Xsigo founded in 2004 for an undisclosed amount. Xsigo has made its name in the IO virtualization (IOV) and converged networking along with server and storage virtualization space over the past several years including partnerships with various vendors.

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Jul 31

In case you missed it, VMware recently announced spending $1.05 billion USD acquiring startup Nicira for their virtualization and software technology that enables software defined networks (SDN). Also last week Oracle was in the news getting its hands slapped by for making misleading advertisement performance claims vs. IBM.

On the heals of VMware buying Nicira for software defined networking (SDN) or what is also known as IO virtualization (IOV) and virtualized networking, Oracle is now claiming their own SDN capabilities with their announcement of intent to acquire Xsigo. Founded in 2004, Xsigo has a hardware platform combined with software to enable attachment of servers to different Fibre Channel (SAN) and Ethernet based (LAN) networks with their version of IOV.
Now its Oracle who has announced that it will be acquiring IO, networking, virtualization hardware and software vendor Xsigo founded in 2004 for an undisclosed amount. Xsigo has made its name in the IO virtualization (IOV) and converged networking along with server and storage virtualization space over the past several years including partnerships with various vendors.

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Jul 31

Zenoss , a leading provider of unified IT operations software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructure, today announced that Homecare Read more at VMblog.com.

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Jul 31

VKernel , the award-winning provider of enterprise-class performance, configuration and capacity management products for virtualized data centers and Read more at VMblog.com.

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Jul 31

DataCore Software, the storage hypervisor leader and premier provider of storage virtualization software, today announced the SANsymphony-V Disk… Read more at VMblog.com.

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Jul 31

OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading global enterprise data center IT Solutions Provider, today announced it has been recognized by UBM Channel as CRN Read more at VMblog.com.

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Jul 31

Roaring in support of the latest Apple Macintosh operating system, NES Software today announced Apple OS X Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) is now supported Read more at VMblog.com.

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Jul 31

Citrix today announced the immediate availability of Citrix CloudGateway 2 , featuring its groundbreaking new MDX mobile experience technology. The… Read more at VMblog.com.

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Jul 31



EA and BioWare announced today that Star Wars: The Old Republic will be getting a free-to-play option later this year. Players using the F2P option will be able to reach the level cap and play through the full class stories, but their access will be limited for other parts of the game; they will only be able to play a certain number of Warzones (their PvP battlegrounds), Flashpoints (their instanced dungeons), and space missions each week. Access to travel functionality and the game’s auction house will be limited as well. F2P players won’t be able to participate in Operations, the end-game raids. Subscribers will retain access to all of these features. There will also be cosmetic items sold through the ‘Cartel Market’ using a virtual currency.

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Jul 31

There once was The Mighty Memo,
That you’d type nice and neat.
Telling all your colleagues,
The time and place to meet.
Make it look official,
With your autograph.
Walk it to the mailroom,
And find the mimeograph.

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