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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
- Free tool measures how 'green' your data centre is: News roundup
A free tool to measure data centre energy efficiency; Citrix’s open cloud strategy with its CloudStack platform and Dell’s acquisition of Wyse are this week’s news highlights.
- IT pros pushed to upgrade to XenApp 6.5 by July 2013
IT pros must upgrade to XenApp 6.5 after Citrix announced EoL status prior to pre-v6.5 versions, coinciding with Windows Server 2003 EoL.
- One bank's mobile device management software and remote desktop combo
Needham Bank IT director James Gordon couldn't turn away personal devices, so he combined mobile device management software and remote desktop for secure access.
- HotLink SuperVISOR offers multi-hypervisor management through vCenter
For newly mixed hypervisor shops, HotLink SuperVISOR lets operations teams use the VMware vCenter management stack they already know and love.
- OnLive complies with Microsoft licensing, DaaS providers weigh in
OnLive Desktop is finally in compliance with Microsoft hosted desktop licensing. The move puts DaaS providers on a level playing field, but some want more from Microsoft.
- At-home call center agent recounts joy, pain of virtual workplace
A stay-at-home call center agent talks about the job’s freedom and occasional disconnectedness.
- Hunting for application logic flaws requires people, expert says
Rafal Los, a software security expert and consultant with Hewlett Packard, says humans far outgun automated tools in the hunt for costly application logic flaws.
- Microsoft April 2012 Patch Tuesday repairs critical IE flaws, ActiveX control issue
Microsoft repaired 11 vulnerabilities in April, including a critical update to its Internet Explorer browser and an ActiveX fix that affects a variety of software and server systems.
- Oracle releases new Intel x86 servers against market headwinds
Oracle launches new x86 servers based on latest Intel Xeon chip a month after its release. Some analysts doubt Oracle can win HP and IBM customers.
- Microsoft issues four critical fixes for April Patch Tuesday
April's Patch Tuesday announcement from Microsoft included four critical bulletins addressing flaws in Windows, Windows Server and Internet Explorer.