Virtual desktop management
- March 09, 2012
Microsoft illuminated Windows licensing rules for cloud-hosted virtual desktops, putting OnLive's free Windows app for iPad in the crosshairs.
- February 27, 2012
BYOD shops that use VDI to give end users access to virtual desktops from iPads and other devices say the benefits outweigh the downsides.
- February 21, 2012
If your enterprise has a VMware-centric VDI initiative, why not pair it with Mitel's virtual softphone application and kill two birds with one stone?
- January 25, 2012
Desktop virtualization and BYOD go hand-in-hand. But both are cultural changes and VMware View has its share of challenges, starting with the profile management feature.
- January 20, 2012
There's no question surrounding the viability of desktop virtualization, but that isn't the case with mobile virtualization. IT pros wonder whether the technology has a place in the enterprise.
- January 03, 2012
ATMs hold data and software that can be compromised by sophisticated criminals. Diebold will blunt threats by transforming ATMs into VDI-based zero clients.
- December 22, 2011
In 2012, VDI will be just one way to deliver desktops. IT pros will use various forms of desktop virtualization to deliver enterprise apps to mobile end users.
- December 13, 2011
Many IT pros find that legacy storage isn't right for virtual desktops. Here, three companies explain the alternatives they chose to improve performance and lower storage costs.
- November 29, 2011
Virtual desktop adoption remains slow and low and some IT managers in Windows shops say they aren't interested in the technology at all. Web-based applications are partly to blame.
- October 26, 2011
To broaden VDI adoption, Citrix must reduce the cost of VDI. With its App-DNA acquisition and other advances, it's closer to achieving this goal.
- October 24, 2011
Citrix XenDesktop costs too much for the average SMB, but the company's newly branded and refreshed Kaviza's VDI-in-a-Box offers these shops a good option.
- October 19, 2011
IT pros that deliver VMware View virtual desktops can expand their VDI environment to power users once View supports NVIDIA 3D graphics.
- October 05, 2011
HP offers no assurances that it will keep its PC division or continue to provide service to customers. Despite this uncertainty, the company launched its new zero client.
- October 04, 2011
VDI isn't the dominant way to deliver Windows 7 desktops -- not by a long shot. These IT pros mix it up with traditional PCs, VDI, app virtualization and other remote desktop technologies.
- September 22, 2011
Windows 8 is an evolution of Windows 7 with a touch-enabled UI and "Metro" style applications. Could delivering this richer OS be a problem for IT pros using server-hosted VDI?