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Take a closer look at Horizon View licensing

Licensing is a critical component of VDI. VMware offers two main licensing options with Horizon View; a per user model and a per concurrent connection model.


Settle the nonperistent vs. persistent desktop debate

VDI shops have a tough choice between persistent and nonpersistent desktops. Persistent desktops, for example, give users customization, but they also consume a lot of storage.


What to consider when purchasing VDI management tools

When evaluating VDI management and monitoring tools, buyers must look for solid troubleshooting, load testing and capacity planning features to choose the most fitting tool.

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Licensing is a key component to virtual desktop infrastructure. Citrix XenDesktop provides businesses with the option of user or device specific models.

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    Citrix's CEO sheds light on Microsoft, XenDesktop moves

    In a sit-down interview, Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov reacts to reports that the company is exploring a sale. And he discusses the effects of recent acquisitions and partnerships.

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    Smartphones becoming more viable thin clients

    Vendors have taken cracks at turning phones into mobile thin clients before, but display protocol improvements and advancements in hardware make it more of a possibility now.

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    Experts discuss the state of DaaS and VDI

    DaaS has a presence in the market, but adoption hasn't skyrocketed like some expected. Experts pondered the reasons in a roundtable discussion at IDC Directions.