dinsdag mei 10, 2011

Oracle Enhances Virtual Desktop Offerings with New Release of Oracle’s Sun Ray Software

New Release Enables Easier Deployment and Improved Audio, Video and Smart Card Support

Source: http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/395914

Redwood Shores, Calif. – May 10, 2011

News Facts

  • Continuing to innovate across its desktop virtualization offerings, Oracle today announced Sun Ray Software 5.2.
  • The latest release of Oracle’s server-hosted desktop software is dramatically simpler to install and configure and features improved video, audio, smart card, Virtual Private Network (VPN), and network resiliency.
  • Sun Ray Software is part of Oracle’s complete desktop-to-datacenter virtualization portfolio, allowing customers to efficiently and easily virtualize and manage their full software and hardware stack, from applications to disk.

Easier Deployment and an Enhanced Audio and Video Experience

  • Oracle’s Sun Ray Software virtually eliminates maintenance, upgrade, operational costs and security vulnerabilities associated with traditional desktop environments by centralizing management, data, and applications on a server-hosted environment.
  • Sun Ray Software enables users to access virtual Windows, Linux, and Oracle Solaris desktop environments through any combination of Sun Ray Clients, PCs or Macs.
  • Sun Ray Software interoperates with other virtualization technologies and desktop brokers.
  • New enhancements in Sun Ray Software 5.2 include:
  • Simplified installation and deployment: an integrated installer allows Sun Ray Software to be downloaded and deployed in one, easy-to-install package.
  • Richer multimedia experience: delivers a complete, optimized Windows Media Player experience for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 that is equal to a standard PC. Optimized multimedia delivery to the local client provides enhanced network utilization and scalability.
  • Real-time audio: provides USB headset support for specific devices; Appliance Link Protocol dynamically optimizes the audio channels to meet application demands, improving audio quality and reducing network bandwidth consumption by 92 percent.
  • Oracle Solaris IPMP support for greater resiliency and load spreading: enables users to leverage Oracle Solaris IP Multipathing (IPMP) to deploy multiple network paths to the server infrastructure for network fault tolerance and load spreading.
  • Sun Ray Client operating software enhancements: additional smart card support, including cards that operate at the ISO-7816 defined voltages of 1.8V, 3V, or 5 Volts; and extended VPN options, including support for Cisco VPN with hybrid authentication.

Supporting Quote

"Today’s organizations are under more pressure than ever to maximize efficiencies, while minimizing costs,” said Wim Coekaerts, Oracle’s senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering. “With Sun Ray Software, IT can centralize the management and maintenance of thousands of thin clients – reducing cost and complexity, while enhancing security. Innovations in Sun Ray Software 5.2 make it even easier to install and update, while delivering an improved end user audio and video experience.”

Supporting Resources

Oracle’s Sun Ray Clients
Oracle Sun Ray Software 5.2 can be downloaded here. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.

donderdag apr 21, 2011

Event 28 april: Learn How To Use VDI In Your Company With Oracle Desktop Virtualization

Oracle Corporation
Learn How To Use VDI In Your Company With Oracle Desktop Virtualization

Learn How To Use VDI In Your Company With Oracle Desktop Virtualization

Many companies are considering virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) as an alternative to traditional desktop management architectures. Hear Oracle experts discuss real world cases where VDI has improved security, increased manageability, and lowered total cost of ownership. You will learn:

  • The benefits of VDI versus traditional PCs and other forms of desktop virtualization
  • Specific techniques for proof of concepts, testing, and deployment
  • How Oracle desktop virtualization can help you meet your desktop management goals
Register now for the Webcast, Real World VDI with Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.

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dinsdag okt 27, 2009

Optimaliseer de desktop met Sun VirtualBox

Sun VirtualBox is een hypervisor die zowel op een PC als op een Server beschikbaar is. Op een PC is geeft het je de mogelijkheid om op je "host platform" meerdere virtuele machines, ofwel "guest platforms" te draaien. Sun VirtualBox is te downloaden via de VirtualBox.org site.

Sun VDI geeft ook de mogelijkheid om Sun VirtualBox als hypervisor op de server in te zetten. Support op Sun VirtualBox zit bij Sun VDI in de Subscriptie prijs zodat geen extra investering gedaan hoeft te worden voor de Hypervisor.

Download hier de whitepaper over Sun VirtualBox

vrijdag sep 18, 2009

USB redirection op de Sun Ray

De Sun Ray Server Software 5 stelt gebruikers in staat om USB devices aan Sun Rays te koppelen. Lees in de Sun Wiki meer over deze mogelijkheden.

In de onderstaande afbeelding wordt weergegeven hoe te zien is of USB redirection geactiveerd is.


Nieuws en informatie over Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).


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