Stories by Channelworld staff

McAfee and Citrix partner to secure virtual desktop

McAfee and Citrix have announced a strategic partnership and collaboration agreement to make secure virtual desktop and make it scalable for large enterprise deployments, according to a release. The collaboration will enable Citrix XenDesktop customers to extend management of desktop security to virtual environments using the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator platform.

Written by Channelworld staff13 May 10 09:58

HP Simplifies Cloud Deployment

HP has introduced a solution that enables clients to architect their environments for change by accelerating the deployment and management automation of private and public cloud, according to a release.

Written by Channelworld staff13 May 10 09:51

Novell Unveils ZENworks Configuration Management Appliance

Novell has announced availability of a new ZENworks Configuration Management virtual appliance. In addition, Novell announced ZENworks enhancements to help customers migrate to Windows7. Additionally, Novell announced a technology preview of ZENworks 11, which integrates endpoint security into a single console with systems management, said the statement.

Written by Channelworld staff26 March 10 10:53

Gartner: Virtualized servers less secure than physical ones

Through 2012, 60 percent of virtualized servers will be less secure than the physical servers they replace, according to Gartner. Although Gartner expects this figure to fall to 30 percent by the end of 2015, analysts warned that many virtualization deployment projects are being undertaken without involving the information security team in the initial architecture and planning stages.

Written by Channelworld staff16 March 10 09:06

3Com announces new products for datacentre security

3Com has announced four new products and solutions from its TippingPoint and H3C portfolios to extend the Secure Network Fabric to datacenters and virtual networks, according to a statement. The Secure Network Fabric integrates 3Com's TippingPoint intrusion prevention system (IPS) technology and H3C enterprise network and security solutions to reduce network security risks, management complexity and infrastructure costs in modern datacenters, it added.

Written by Channelworld staff02 March 10 10:54

NComputing Launches $100 USB Virtual Desktop

NComputing has reportedly launched the industry's first USB-connected virtual desktop (model U170) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Written by Channelworld staff12 Jan. 10 10:40

Gartner: Worldwide PC Shipments Returned to Growth

The PC industry performed better than expected as worldwide PC shipments totaled 80.9 million units in the third quarter of 2009, a 0.5 percent increase from the third quarter of 2008, according to preliminary results by Gartner. Gartner had expected PC shipments to decline 5.6 percent in the quarter.

Written by Channelworld staff17 Oct. 09 06:09

Gartner: Worldwide PC market shows signs of recovery

The worst may be over for the PC industry, as PC shipments are on pace to reach 285 million units in 2009, a 2 percent decline from 2008 shipments of 291 million, according to Gartner.

Written by Channelworld staff24 Sept. 09 09:40

IBM Introduces New Versions of DB2 and InfoSphere

IBM has launched new versions of DB2 and InfoSphere Warehouse software. Code-named "Cobra" the new version of DB2 claims to reduce an even greater amount of space needed to store data, helping clients save up to 75 percent on related energy costs.

Written by Channelworld staff29 April 09 11:21