HostingCon: Microsoft Office 15 Meets Cloud Services, VDI?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – As the Microsoft Office 15 launch apparently approaches in San Francisco, hosting providers and cloud services providers (CSPs) are gathering for Boston HostingCon 2012. At the cloud hosting event, many attendees will discuss Office as a cloud service or as a VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) service. (IT news)

Virtualization newbie want you helpview story

https://www.centos.org – Hi everybody I'm Dream From Thailand I want you help me about my project . Who can be advice me how to set-up centos 5.8 to virtualization server. Concept or step to install it. No... [by tnd43] (Distributions)

Distribution Watch: Tech Data, Westcon Groupview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Greetings, and welcome once again to Distribution Watch, our weekly collection of doings in the distribution space. (IT news)

How To Take Screenshots Of VirtualBox VMsview story

http://www.howtoforge.com – How To Take Screenshots Of VirtualBox VMs VirtualBox is a great virtualization solution, however if lacks one big feature: the ability to take screenshots of a virtual machine. Of course, you can use the host operating system's print screen feature, but this wil ltake a picture of the whole workspace, including window decorations, etc. (HowTos)

Is virtualization in Windows less battery intensive than Wubi? Than a disk install?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I read that running Ubuntu through a virtual machine such as VMware Player or VirtualBox is actually less costly on a laptop's battery than Wubi because it utilizes Windows' drivers, which are optimized for Windows by the hardware manufacturers, as opposed to the Linux drivers, which are less optimized and thus more costly for your system. Is this true for Wubi? (HowTos)

Dell Exec: Windows Server 2012 Good for the Channelview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – It’s always interesting, and usually telling, in the wake of a Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) OS announcement to see which OEMs come out publicly in support of the new platform — as in, which ones go on record talking about it months in advance. It’s even more attention-grabbing when a vendor proclaims a new Microsoft OS is good for the channel. (IT news)

Channel Partner Program Roundup: ElasticHosts, HP, HID Globalview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Howdy, channel pardner, and thanks for joining us for this week’s Channel Partner Program Roundup, our weekly collection of partner program nuggets. (IT news)

Security Opportunities in the Virtualized Worldview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Until recently, virtualization in the SMB market has been lagging a bit behind virtualization in the enterprise. Channel partners have begun to virtualize SMB servers and roll out virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) across PCs, notebooks, tablets and smart phones. (IT news)

Trend Micro Updates Channel Partner Programs, Certificationsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Cloud security specialist Trend Micro is having a busy week, between yesterday’s announcement of the integration of the company’s Worry-Free Business Security Services into the Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows Server 2012 Essentials console and now the launch of enhanced channel programs and certifications for MSP partners. The enhanced partner program, which goes live in October, includes a new p (IT news)

VMware to Hyper-V Migrations: Microsoft Trains Partnersview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft’s “Switch to Hyper-V” program is seeking to ease VMware to Hyper-V migrations for virtualization customers, partners and cloud services providers (CSPs). (IT news)