Virtual desktop software and vendors
- May 10, 2012
Citrix is on a roll. The company flooded VDI shops with news of updated offerings and detailed the future of acquired competitor Virtual Computer.
- May 09, 2012
Hewlett-Packard and Dell have their eyes on the virtual desktop market, and both introduced new client technologies that hinge on VDI at Citrix Synergy 2012.
- May 08, 2012
Sources close to Virtual Computer say Citrix acquired the company for its client hypervisor and desktop management product, NxTop.
- May 02, 2012
New features in VMware View 5.1 improve VDI management and lower storage costs. And that's not all: BYOD shops get new mobile app tools with Project Octopus and Horizon App Manager 1.5.
- April 10, 2012
OnLive Desktop is finally in compliance with Microsoft hosted desktop licensing. The move puts DaaS providers on a level playing field, but some want more from Microsoft.
- April 04, 2012
Microsoft App-V 5.0 offers a native app experience. It also gives IT pros a way to reduce storage requirements and more flexible management options.
- April 04, 2012
Microsoft has finally delivered a new version of its roaming user profiles tool called UE-V, providing profile management for virtual desktops.
- April 02, 2012
Dell acquired Wyse to bolster its desktop virtualization and thin client offerings. Wyse's cloud software could also help Dell gain cloud momentum.
- March 14, 2012
OnLive's free Windows app for iPad is still available, despite Microsoft's licensing rules. Now, DaaS providers fight back.
- 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.