- January 30, 2018
Moving virtual desktops to the cloud is complicated. To take some of the monitoring load off, one company adopted Liquidware software, making for an award-winning initiative.
- January 30, 2018
Desktop virtualization is notoriously difficult. With a unique approach, the University of Arkansas put together an award-winning project using Dell EMC VDI hardware and software.
- January 25, 2018
Organizations with VDI and RDSH will likely take a performance hit after patching Meltdown and Spectre, according to test results from Lakeside Software.
- January 22, 2018
IT can take steps to quantify the virtual desktop user experience by recording data on factors such as latency and image quality, as well as conducting user surveys.
- January 11, 2018
Virtual desktop users are averse to downtime. A new capability from Citrix and Nvidia allows for live migration of vGPUs so VDI shops can keep graphics processing up and running.
Sponsored by VMware - The rush to the cloud continues unabated. In 2018, the global public cloud market will reach a whopping $178 billion—up from $146 billion in 2017—and continue to grow at a compound annual rate of 22%, according to Forrester Research. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - Global organizations are expected to spend $1.2 trillion on digital transformation technologies in 2017, according to IDC. And going forward, this investment will grow to the tune of 18% a year, reaching $2 trillion in 2020. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Reduced costs is the No. 1 reason IT leaders are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as they strive to modernize their data centers, according to TechTarget Research. In a survey, nearly 50% of current users cited reduced cost as their top priority in deploying HCI, as did nearly 40% of prospective customers (see chart at bottom). See More
Sponsored by VMware - It’s 2018 and time to really get serious about disaster recovery. Just look around—coordinated and sophisticated cyberattacks, the remarkable rise of ransomware, the avalanche of climate-related natural disasters. The risks seem to be increasing exponentially. See More
- November 21, 2017
With the ever-increasing popularity of cloud computing, organizations are also considering streaming their applications. Several cloud-hosted app services can help.
- August 30, 2017
At VMworld 2017, VMware aims to simplify app publishing by moving it to the cloud, and the Dell EMC VDI Complete bundle adds application virtualization.
- August 11, 2017
With VMworld 2017 fast approaching, the time is right to plan your agenda. VDI admins should consider attending these seven sessions on key topics, including HCI and Workspace One.
- July 20, 2017
All future Chromebook releases will support Android apps, which brings concerns regarding their security, management and overall usefulness as thin clients.
- July 17, 2017
Organizations don't want to go through the headache of involving multiple vendors in their VDI environment, so vendors aim to mitigate this and other negative aspects of VDI.
- July 11, 2017
Citrix has named its fourth CEO in less than two years, appointing its CFO to replace Kirill Tatarinov. The move has analysts and IT pros questioning the company's motivation.
- July 06, 2017
Ivanti acquires user environment management vendor RES Software for its automation and identity management tech. The deal follows Ivanti's 2016 deal for RES competitor AppSense.
- June 29, 2017
There are new trends fueling VDI software, including the addition of AI and machine learning to better help IT, but cost is still an issue when it comes to VDI adoption.
- June 13, 2017
With the right VDI monitoring tools in place, one hospital management company is able to identify issues and fix them before they affect doctors and nurses.
- June 02, 2017
The Citrix vs. VMware rivalry is expanding into analytics. VMware's CTO of end-user computing says analytics will help IT better secure applications and data.