Virtual desktop software and vendors
- March 01, 2017
Remote workers often struggle on high-latency networks. Citrix HDX Adaptive Transport allows them to access their virtual desktops and apps with no lag.
- February 13, 2017
VDI versus DaaS is no longer a one-or-the-other choice. VMware Horizon Cloud lets businesses manage on-premises VDI and cloud-hosted desktops from one control plane.
- August 25, 2016
IT experts share their wish lists for VMworld 2016. For SMBs, it's high time VMware brings cheaper VDI to the table.
- August 04, 2016
Virtual desktop infrastructure is more expensive than desktop PCs, but the benefits of VDI make it worth the price tag, says Teradici CTO Randy Groves.
- May 27, 2016
Hyper-converged infrastructure can help VDI admins scale their deployments more easily, but many of today's offerings are too expensive.
- May 27, 2016
GPU virtualization is known for helping support graphics-heavy applications, but knowledge workers using Office apps and browsers can benefit, too.
- May 25, 2016
Workspace delivery and management suites have started cropping up, but IT customers don't see the benefits of locking into one vendor for their entire desktop and app delivery just yet.
- May 05, 2016
Parallels Remote Application Server 15 automates several tasks that frustrate IT, and it includes many of the same features as Citrix and VMware's app publishing products.
- April 18, 2016
Dell is ending development of its vWorkspace product. The move may be a result of preparation for the Dell-EMC deal that brings competitor VMware under its hood.
- 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.
- 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.
- July 27, 2015
BriForum 2015 included its usual focus on VDI, but the virtualization community is searching for ways to deal with mobility, too. Several vendors showcased advancements in app refactoring and virtual mobile infrastructure.
- March 12, 2015
Unidesk 3.0 includes support for Microsoft VDI, giving some VMware Horizon users reason to consider a move to Hyper-V.
- February 27, 2015
Parallels acquired 2X Software to add app publishing, but faces a difficult battle with entrenched virtual desktop vendors Citrix and VMware.
- August 20, 2014
After alienating some customers by removing several XenApp and XenDesktop features last year, Citrix will start to bring some back in version 7.6. The improvements were in the works before VMware stepped up its competition, the company said.