Stories by Deni Connor

  • Quest Software buys virtualization company

    Quest Software announced it had acquired Provision Networks, a maker of desktop virtualization software, to bolster its portfolio of heterogeneous virtualization-management tools.

  • SCO has a buyer, pending bankruptcy approval

    Embattled SCO Group is offering the bankruptcy court a deal it could be hard to refuse. The company has received an offer of US$36 million from JGD Management for its business and intellectual property. JGD Management, a current debtor of SCO, is an investing arm of York Capital Management, which owned more than 91,000 shares of SCO stock from March 2005 to September 2006.

  • Apple to ship Leopard Server this week

    While the improvements to Mac OS X Leopard desktop are said to be evolutionary rather than revolutionary, the enhancements to Apple's Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Server are impressive and include features ordinarily reserved for large enterprises.

  • Xsigo launches I/O virtualization product

    Start-up Xsigo Systems Monday launched an I/O virtualization appliance that reduces server connectivity bottlenecks by replacing cabling and network and storage interfaces with virtual resources.

  • NetApp sues Sun for patent infringement

    Network Appliance filed a lawsuit in District Court in Lufkin, Texas, today claiming that Sun infringed on seven NetApp patents for the Write Anywhere File Layout (WAFL) and RAID. NetApp claims that Sun infringed its patents when it released its Zettabyte File System (ZFS) in 2005 and allowed it to be distributed as open source software this year.

  • XenSource unveils OEM edition

    XenSource -- which Citrix Systems is in the process of acquiring -- Wednesday announced a version of its open source Xen virtualization hypervisor that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can embed in their servers and other devices.