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Robert Mol | 11 Oct 2011

When you’re operating across an entire network of terminals, inefficiencies and problems are bound to arise. Of course, there’s no way to eliminate these entirely, but there are ways to minimise them, by gathering more useful information, simplifying and improving existing processes, and ensuring administrators have all the necessary powers available. This is where Symantec Workspace Streaming can help. Your organisation may well be using the Symantec Endpoint Virtualization Suite already for the virtualization of your business-critical applications. Workspace Streaming is an add-on for this suite, which allows sophisticated application streaming.

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stuartbeattie | 26 Sep 2011

With Linux officially 20 years old, the globally deployed, pan-device operating system is a far cry from the hobby system launched by student Linus Torvalds. While Linux kernel engineers now number over a thousand however, its original developer still keeps a tight control over what goes in and what stays out. So, when the notoriously outspoken Finn speaks, people listen. But just how seriously should his recent remark, “Virtualization is evil,” be taken?

 

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paul dominjon | 21 Jul 2011

Welcome to IT Industry Trends, the new virtualization blog from Symantec. We’ve launched this blog to give us a place to talk about all aspects of virtualization, cloud computing and more, with information for those of all levels of knowledge and expertise. Before we get started, though, it never hurts to take a look back at how virtualization started, what it is and why people are realising that it’s now a key part of any enterprise IT strategy.

What is Virtualization?

Very basically, virtualization is the creation of one or more emulated computers on one single physical computer. It is referred to as emulated because it is not running directly off of the computer’s hardware, but on a virtual recreation of this hardware - in other words, software pretending to be hardware. This means that one computer can split up its real physical resources (RAM, processing power, etc.), and simulate multiple computers instead. Each of these has...