NVIDIA and VMware, two companies with serious cloud muscle, have announced a partnership to take virtual desktop on Chromebooks to the next level. Currently in a "preview" stage, this new workstation-class virtual desktop tech leverages NVIDIA's GRID vGPU technology in conjunction with VMware Blast Performance to offer high-performance computing from a Chromebook.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 13 Jan 2012 11:15 am
Google has named Dianne Greene to its Board of Directors and Audit committee as of January 12. Greene co-founded VMware in 1998 and served as CEO and president until 2008. She also serves on the board of Intuit since 2006. Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, had the following to say about the appointment:
Diane is a special person who combines a sharp business acumen with a brilliant...
LG and VMware announced this morning a partnership that brings virtualization to Android smartphones. The non-nerd premise is this: You've got your standard Android smartphone, with your e-mail, your apps, your phone number. And in a virtual space on the same device, you have another set of apps, corporate e-mail, another phone number -- completely sandboxed from your personal stuff, unable to...
Although this is a video of a Nokia N800, which isn't even a smartphone, VMWare's MVP hypervisor virtual machine is enabling it to run both Windows and Android simultaneously. The virtual machine runs in the background of the native OS and allows a user to install different OSes as applications, then run them at the same time, if desired.
According to VMWare, the MVP is headed for...
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