Virtual desktop software and vendors
- 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.
- August 08, 2014
In his first interview as Citrix’s new CTO of desktop and apps, Gunnar Berger discusses the company’s roadmap and the importance of Citrix Workspace Services and mobility. Will these initiatives keep customers from moving to VMware?
- July 23, 2014
VMware Horizon 6 includes remote app publishing similar to XenApp, and the company launched an incentive program to seduce Citrix shops over to its side. The grass may not be greener in Palo Alto, however.
- July 02, 2014
A Chicago-based psychology school is testing NComputing's oneSpace to deliver apps and files to remote users at a price far below Citrix XenApp.
- May 23, 2014
Virtual desktops and 3-D graphics can mix if you use the right approach. Here's how Citrix, Microsoft and VMware VDI's GPU support compares.
- May 08, 2014
Citrix XenApp 6.5 users will soon have a XenApp migration tool to aid XenApp 7 upgrades, along with reinstated features.
- April 01, 2014
Google Compute Engine now has Windows Server support, so what might that mean for the possibility of Google DaaS?
- March 21, 2014
Nvidia's vGPU technology gives high-end graphics users good virtual desktop performance and will be accessible in more environments.
- February 28, 2014
VMware's new CTO Chris Wolf takes on questions about the role of VDI in the mobile era, competition with Citrix and what's next for DaaS.
- February 14, 2014
Spoon CEO Kenji Obata sounds off on the consumerization of applications and how the desktop space will look in the future.