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October 04, 2019
Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop offering is poised to boost partner business as it opens opportunities in the desktop-as-a-service market; other news from the week.
December 20, 2017
Veeam adds physical and cloud capabilities in its Availability Suite update. The backup and recovery vendor is also accelerating its research and development.
November 27, 2017
Veeam's push for additional and deeper enterprise bookings gets a bump with AIX and Solaris protection. The support is based on Cristie Software technology.
September 27, 2017
Once focusing on SQL Server, DH2i ventures into Linux waters. 'Smart Availability' allows users to move workloads any time, regardless of operating system.
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