- 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?
- September 14, 2011
VMware View 5 is available this week with profile management, more client device support and better PCoIP WAN performance.
- September 08, 2011
IT pros want to virtualize Internet Explorer, but Microsoft licensing rules forbid the practice. Now, Microsoft has devised a legal way to run old versions of IE with Windows 8.
- August 30, 2011
IT shops can get more value from VMware View 5 using tools that come from third-party vendors. Check out some of the new options.
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- August 30, 2011
With VMware View 5, virtual desktop customers get PCoIP improvements and persona management, among other things. But it can't really help with XP to Windows 7 migrations.
- August 25, 2011
Citrix customers get user app personalization in XenDesktop 5.5. VMware View shops won't get this feature in View 5, but they can buy software from Liquidware Labs to do the job.
- August 24, 2011
Citrix fortifies XenDesktop 5.5 with RingCube's app delivery feature, along with XenApp 6.5 in virtual desktop race against VMware.
- August 17, 2011
Makers of client virtualization products love that Intel supports their model over server-based VDI, but the chipmaker really doesn't care.
- August 10, 2011
Enterprises that use the XenDesktop virtual desktop software from Citrix Systems can expect to see more personalized user applications with the company's acquisition of RingCube.
- August 05, 2011
Virtual Computer's chief discusses client hypervisors, industry trends, server-based VDI and why Microsoft, Intel and Lenovo support client virtualization.
- August 05, 2011
New application delivery platforms aggregate SaaS apps and give IT a way to control how end users access cloud-based apps. Here are three to consider.
- August 03, 2011
Citrix's User Profile Manager and Microsoft's Roaming Profiles are both long in the tooth and in dire need of a refresh. An acquisition could be near.
- July 29, 2011
VMware reduced the bandwidth required for PCoIP in View 5, but IT pros still want the company to address some remote protocol performance issues.
- July 19, 2011
The source of VDI performance problems can be tough to isolate. Here are some VDI monitoring tools available that give granular views into issues with back-end components.