- February 10, 2016
VMware announced its Workspace One suite and Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode -- which has a distinct pricing advantage over Citrix's similar Workspace Cloud product -- along with the updated Horizon 7.
- January 21, 2016
The hiring of Kirill Tatarinov as Citrix CEO means the company intends to improve its core end-user computing offerings instead of selling itself off, according to observers.
- January 19, 2016
The Microsoft Remote Desktop app could make mobile users more productive by allowing Windows 10 Mobile and smartphones that support Continuum to function as PCs.
- December 23, 2015
It was a big year for VDI news. Citrix lost its CEO. Dell will own EMC and VMware. One thing didn't change though: Citrix and VMware are still battling for supremacy in the desktop virtualization market.
- December 16, 2015
Hyper-converged systems are a big investment, but they also provide the flexibility to add or subtract resources to fit the demands of a VDI project -- from beginning to full implementation.
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Recently, SimpliVity released its reference architecture (RA) for VDI. The RA includes an amazing benchmark for the number of VDI users that can be hosted on each OmniCube node. The benchmark results show acceptable desktop performance with significantly more users per node compared to other results. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - “Never run out of disk space” became the storage administrator’s prime directive because of the big difference between storage and the rest of an organization’s IT infrastructure. When the network guys slightly underestimate the bandwidth they’ll need to provide, the network gets congested and applications slow down. Similarly, if the server crew ends up running a few too many VMs on too few hosts, the VMs run slower. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - When a host server fails to deliver a sufficient level of IOPS, the solution is often to invest in solid-state storage. As many organizations have discovered, however, solid-state storage is a costly solution that may only temporarily correct the problem. Like any other storage technology, there is a limit to the number of IOPS that solid-state storage can deliver, and it is often only a matter of time before this limit is reached and the performance problems return. See More
Sponsored by HPE - The key to a data-driven enterprise is to have access to all the relevant data across the entire organization. This isn’t as straightforward as it sounds. Legacy data warehousing and point analytics tools may not be capable of managing the vast and ever-growing mountains of data collected by a modern business. See More
- November 19, 2015
Citrix mapped out a plan for realignment that includes the end of certain product lines, spinning off the GoTo portfolio into a separate business and more layoffs.
- October 22, 2015
Mark Templeton's tenure as Citrix CEO has abruptly come to an end, leaving Citrix users to wonder what's in store for the company's future.
- October 13, 2015
Analysts and IT experts weigh in on how Dell buying VMware’s owner, EMC, will affect the company’s end-user computing business, and where this deal leaves Citrix.
- October 07, 2015
The next Citrix CEO is anyone's guess, but Citrix users and industry watchers alike repeatedly mention these three IT industry executives.
- September 24, 2015
Citrix's future may include a merger with Dell or some other company, or it may get sold off bit by bit – a concerning prospect for Citrix users.
- September 02, 2015
Several IT pros from federal government agencies face the same dilemma as all IT: How to provide security and the freedom and flexibility to support a mobile workforce.
- September 02, 2015
VMware's EUC GM Sanjay Poonen believes matching Citrix feature-for-feature isn't as important as having a long-term vision for IT organizations.
- September 02, 2015
Teradici's PCoIP has been critical to VMware VDI, but that partnership has been in question. Teradici's CEO discusses that, protocol updates and more.
- August 31, 2015
Citrix rolled out its new Migration Service this week to make it easier for VMware Horizon customers to make the jump.
- August 26, 2015
Citrix and VMware's game of leapfrog continues, this time with "workspace" platforms that put end-user computing management in the cloud.