Virtual desktop software and vendors
- December 16, 2009
Virtual desktop infrastructures can include iPhones and Macs in addition to Windows systems. Learn about virtualization products that you can use if you're asked to support them.
- December 15, 2009
One IT director shares his experience installing VMware View 4 and offers some cost and time-saving tips.
- November 16, 2009
Citrix's Dazzle self-service interface for XenDesktop lets users choose the applications they need for online or offline use on any device without installing them locally.
- November 11, 2009
For the past year, VMware has been working on enhancing several virtual desktop features -- but only one of them was updated in View 4.
- November 09, 2009
VMware claims that it has lowered the overall cost of VDI. The company, however, did not cut the price of its licenses to do so.
- November 04, 2009
You should consider Symantec and Quest Software's products for virtual desktop infrastructures along with those from Citrix, VMware and Microsoft.
- October 21, 2009
Citrix keeps per named user mode pricing but adds a VDI Edition of XenDesktop, partly in reaction to numerous complaints about its announced licensing plans.
- 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 08, 2009
Windows expert Mark Russinovich describes uses for the new, free Sysinternals tool, Disk2vhd.
- 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 23, 2009
A recent virtualization survey shows desktop virtualization interest and deployments growing slowly, reined in by acquisition costs.
- September 09, 2009
IT shops that upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2 will get a bonus from Microsoft. The software vendor will include its application streaming technology in the license for free.
- 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.