Virtual desktop management
- October 14, 2009
XenDesktop 4.0, which bundles desktop and server licensing, has a new pricing model that moves from concurrent to named licenses. But customers may not be happy with the cost.
- October 07, 2009
Citrix's updated desktop virtualization product, XenDesktop 4, features upgrades to HDX -- but what exactly is HDX?
- October 06, 2009
Citrix hopes to woo IT shops to virtual desktops by bundling XenApp with XenDesktop 4 and delivering desktops to more devices.
- October 01, 2009
Citrix partners and analysts say the company may combine XenApp and XenDesktop, lower costs and simplify licensing to drive desktop virtualization adoption.
- September 30, 2009
Desktop administrators used to be able to ignore user-installed apps, but the virtualization requires more formal strategies to properly secure networks.
- September 23, 2009
A recent virtualization survey shows desktop virtualization interest and deployments growing slowly, reined in by acquisition costs.
- September 23, 2009
Contrary to some beliefs, operating a desktop client device is desktop virtualization, and running copies of Windows locally on client devices has several big advantages.
- September 16, 2009
The complexity of virtual desktop infrastructures poses problems for printing. Now products from VMware, Citrix and Microsoft, as well as smaller vendors, can make printing easier.
- September 15, 2009
Licensing for desktop virtualization is still a problem for IT shops, especially when Microsoft products are involved.
- September 09, 2009
Virtual desktops promise to ease management woes but IT managers say they are still vexed by licensing issues, infrastructure needs and sundry hardware and software costs.
- September 02, 2009
VMware denied IT managers a chance to compare VMware products against those of Microsoft and Citrix at VMworld.
- August 31, 2009
Citrix HDX 3D for XenDesktop takes on one of the biggest obstacles for IT managers considering desktop virtualization deployment -- high-end graphics performance.
- August 28, 2009
Wyse Technology's new iPhone app PocketCloud enables IT administrators to access virtual desktops remotely through an Apple iPhone; and more.
- August 19, 2009
Microsoft's VDI suite is a collection of random products, most of which were not initially invented for VDI and somewhat complex to pull together into a cohesive solution.
- August 12, 2009
Desktop managers and server virtualization managers bring a different world view to the job of virtualizing desktops.