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Compatibility with security: How to run Windows XP in a virtual machine

Running Windows XP in a virtual machine is a safe way to continue using it once support ends. Here's how to do just that.

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VMware extends Horizon beyond virtual desktop infrastructure

VMware has bundled its VDI software with other VMware desktop virtualization products

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Amazon's WorkSpaces becomes generally available

But Amazon has to overcome questions regarding software integration, security and availability to succeed, according to analyst

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Cisco plans $1B investment in global cloud infrastructure

By partnering with the likes of Australian operator Telstra, Cisco hopes to catch up with competition

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IGEL turns old laptops into thin clients with new software

The company's Universal Desktop Converter 2 software costs $80 per laptop

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Xen hypervisor moves into ARM space

Xen jumps in front of Hyper-V and VMware ESX in offering full virtualization for ARM systems

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HP makes play for network virtualization with OpenNFV program

HP assigns networking chief Bethany Mayer to head up strategy in hot new networking technology for telecom companies

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Chromebooks can now run Windows desktops, via VMware

Organizations will be able to run their Windows applications on Google Chromebooks with VMware's new desktop virtualization service

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Docker challenges virtualization market with containers

The Docker release focuses on improving the stability and overall quality of the application container

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VMware acquires AirWatch to boost mobile device, application management

The company accelerates its client computing push with the addition of AirWatch's tools

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HP hits restart on 'converged systems,' takes aim at vBlock

HP is taking another stab at converged systems that it says are more tightly integrated, allowing customers to purchase and deploy them in 20 days.

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Microsoft's Desktop Optimization Pack gets Win 8.1 management capabilities

The suite of IT management tools also gained the ability to virtualize Office 2013.

VMware adds more scale to Virtual SAN beta

The updated beta version allows users to add more drives to their servers.

AWS: Our virtual desktop will succeed where others have stumbled

Amazon Web Services hopes that its new WorkSpace VDI service will appeal to enterprises with low cost and maintenance.

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Review: VirtualBox 4.3 goes touchy-feely for Windows 8 virtualization

VirtualBox 4.3 now supports touch in its virtual machines, bringing the venerable application up to date technology-wise. Mostly.

Open Virtualization Alliance joins the Linux Foundation

The Open Virtualization Alliance has joined the Linux Foundation as a collaborative project to deepen its ties with the Linux community.