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Acronis, SolarWinds Offer VMware vSphere Backup Managementview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Acronis and SolarWinds have teamed up to offer channel partners a VMware vSphere management and backup and recovery solution combined into one package, an idea the vendors said responds to customer feedback. The package, which includes Acronic’s vmProtect and SolarWinds Virtualization Manager, purchased together is priced at $999 per socket to members of Acronis’ Global Partner program. (IT news)

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VMware to Hyper-V Virtualization: Migration Case Studyview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Days after VMworld 2012 ends, Microsoft will launch Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V 3 virtualization. You can sense a vSphere 5 vs. Hyper-V 3 showdown is coming. And in some cases, the battle has already started. Just ask FyrSoft, a Microsoft solutions provider that migrated Pella Corp. from VMware to Hyper-V. (IT news)

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Virtualization solution with decent graphical capabilities?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I've been using VirtualBox for a really, really long time and enjoyed it but now I need to run Unity3D and this seemingly simple task turned out to be too much for humble graphical abilities of VirtualBox. (HowTos)

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Dell Memo Seeks to Calm Quest Software Partners, HP Customersview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Dell’s (NASDAQ: DELL) buyout of Quest Software has raised questions about Quest’s commitment to channel partners and cross-platform integration with Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) servers. In an FAQ emailed to employees, Quest Software (NASDAQ: QSFT) seeks to ease those concerns, assures partners and customers that the company won’t abandon the channel and heterogeneous IT systems. (IT news)

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Atjeu - █ ! ONE MONTH FREE ! █ - Servers from $89/mo - FREE R1Soft, CPanelview story

http://forums.cpanel.net – Atjeu Hosting is offering a SUPER SPECIAL on Intel i5 and i7 servers. These are limit quantity servers and will be gone fast so get your while you can! Atjeu Hosting has been in the web hosting business for the last 15 years. (HowTos)

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IBM PureSystems Training: Countering Oracle, VCE?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – An engineered systems showdown between IBM (NYSE: IBM), Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) and VCE continues to intensify. The latest move: IBM PureSystems partner training and certification is under way this week at Compass 2012, an Avnet Technology Solutions conference (Aug. 5-8, San Antonio). (IT news)

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IBM Offers Update on PureSystems Adoptionview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Three months after IBM (NYSE: IBM) took the wraps off its PureSystems platform, the vendor is offering a status update on how the technology is doing. (IT news)

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Software-Question: Virtualization on CentOSview story

https://www.centos.org – Quote:I use virtualbox on my private deskop also with port forwarding but thats within a easy GUI. On my rootserver I does not have any GUI for administration. (Distributions)

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No In-Room Wi-Fi: Oh, the Inhospitalityview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – If there’s one thing that can slow productivity to a crawl on the road, it’s no in-room wireless access. Especially when one is working on an ultrabook (or, in my case, a Macbook Air) that has no LAN port. Wi-Fi promised but not delivered beyond the hotel lobby has happened to me on so many family getaways that I’ve reached a ranting point. (IT news)

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Citrix-Nutanix vs VMware-EMC, Oracle-Xsigo?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Will Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: CTXS) buy Nutanix — setting up a data center storage war with EMC and VMware? That’s the latest virtualization acquisition rumor. The Citrix-Nutanix chatter follows VMware’s Nicira buyout, Oracle’s Xsigo purchase, and Cisco Systems’ investment in Insieme. (IT news)