Virtual desktop infrastructure and architecture
- October 27, 2010
Don't believe the hype -- thin clients don't last much longer in enterprise IT environments than PCs do. (They're still good, though.)
- October 12, 2010
For enterprises, virtual desktop technology still needs a lot of work before widespread adoption is possible. IT shops want less complexity and lower cost.
- September 29, 2010
Struggling to describe desktop virtualization to your mother, spouse or boss? Don't fret. This primer can help you explain why the technology exists to just about anyone.
- September 27, 2010
Many IT shops are getting ready to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7, if they haven't started already. Do you virtualize endpoints or stick to the time-honored upgrade process?
- September 15, 2010
While most attention was focused on VMware during its VMworld conference, Citrix announced a release date for its client hypervisor and plans for a secure storage locker.
- September 14, 2010
IT shops should compare offline support for virtual desktops from lesser-known client-computing vendors with technologies from VMware and Citrix.
- September 01, 2010
IT shops don't need vendors to be agnostic about hypervisor management; they want them to be indifferent to hypervisors and design management tools that work well with any of them.
- August 18, 2010
While the industry debates the merits of Citrix vs. VMware, most IT shops use some combination of both for desktop virtualization.
- August 13, 2010
Both VMware and Citrix claim to dominate the virtual desktop market, so VMware is looking to recover from its removal of the RTO personalization software from the View 4.5 beta.
- August 11, 2010
Think you know what "desktop virtualization" means? Think again. Brian Madden defines five common -- but often misunderstood -- virtual desktop terms.
- August 04, 2010
For XenDesktop 4, Citrix separated fixes in its service packs from new features in its feature packs. So why did it put two new features into SP1?
- July 30, 2010
When your multi-vendor virtual desktop installation resembles a VDI Frankenstein, it's hard to know who to call first.
- July 28, 2010
Desktop virtualization is more than virtual desktop infrastructure. OS streaming -- which doesn't involve a hypervisor -- may work in your IT environment.
- July 21, 2010
Although IT pros think their own slices of the industry are the hardest to deal with, virtual desktops may be more challenging than virtual servers.
- July 14, 2010
Virtual desktop infrastructure vendors say their products can help manage user machines, but how many of them actually use their own products?