Thursday, January 15, 2009

Passing the 10K User Mark

It’s official: The recently registered it’s 10,000th contributing site. We can now state confidently that the exo.repository has truly reached a critical mass level, with live metrics data streaming in via Windows systems from every corner of the globe.

Now that we’re passed our initial community building stage, expect more frequent updates to the as we begin to sift through the mountains of data to bring you the critical trends and candid observations that only the can deliver.

A special thanks to all of our users, without whom this important milestone would not have been possible. Stay tuned!


New Whitepaper on Application Virtualization

We’re pleased to announce the release of our first white paper from the project. Titled “Application Virtualization 2008/2009,” this original research deliverable provides a comprehensive look at the execution overhead and runtime performance characteristics of the leading application virtualization solutions from Microsoft, VMware, Citrix and Symantec.

Highlights include:

  • A detailed analysis of system and process-level overhead, including agent-related CPU and memory consumption.
  • Extensive OfficeBench benchmarking data derived from our own DMS Clarity Studio testing framework.
  • Planning and deployment recommendations for IT shops considering application virtualization technology.

You can download the white paper here (PDF). For more information on the or DMS Clarity Studio, please visit our web site: