Virtualization Announcements

We had a bunch of announcements today:

Bob Muglia sent out an executive email on Harnessing the Power of Virtualization for Dynamic IT, and we also our Vision and Strategy to Accelerate Virtualization Adoption.

Some key items here:

  • Microsoft has acquired Calista – a company that specializes in remoting 3D and multimedia for virtual machines.
  • A bunch of work is going on with Microsoft and Citrix to provide the best possible virtualization solutions for all.
  • New Microsoft Virtualization Solution Accelerators will be available in February.
  • Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 are now supported in both Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 and Softgrid Application Virtualization 4.2.
  • Windows Vista Home Editions are now supported inside virtual machines.

Cheers,
Ben