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  • October 05, 2010 05 Oct'10

    What application virtualization can and can't do for you

    Application virtualization fixes compatibility issues for Windows 7 migrations, improves desktop application security and eases management. However, it has its limits.

  • September 29, 2010 29 Sep'10

    How to explain desktop virtualization to non-IT people

    Struggling to describe desktop virtualization to your mother, spouse or boss? Don't fret. This primer can help you explain why the technology exists to just about anyone.

  • September 27, 2010 27 Sep'10

    IT pros weigh virtual desktops vs. PCs for Win 7 upgrades

    Many IT shops are getting ready to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7, if they haven't started already. Do you virtualize endpoints or stick to the time-honored upgrade process?

  • September 22, 2010 22 Sep'10

    AMD gives Intel's vPro worthy competition

    Intel's vPro includes client technologies, but it's not the only game in town. AMD-V and DASH give the chipmaker a run for its money.

  • September 15, 2010 15 Sep'10

    Citrix makes its own announcements during VMworld

    While most attention was focused on VMware during its VMworld conference, Citrix announced a release date for its client hypervisor and plans for a secure storage locker.

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  • September 14, 2010 14 Sep'10

    Virtual workstations bring VDI minus infrastructure costs

    IT shops should compare offline support for virtual desktops from lesser-known client-computing vendors with technologies from VMware and Citrix.

  • September 09, 2010 09 Sep'10

    What's new in VMware View 4.5 and ThinApp 4.6, page 3

    VMware expert Mike Laverick writes that View 4.5 is a major step up from all previous releases. But can it close the gap between VMware and Citrix?

  • September 09, 2010 09 Sep'10

    What's new in VMware View 4.5 and ThinApp 4.6, page 2

    VMware expert Mike Laverick writes that View 4.5 is a major step up from all previous releases. But can it close the gap between VMware and Citrix?

  • September 08, 2010 08 Sep'10

    What's new in VMware View 4.5 and ThinApp 4.6

    VMware expert Mike Laverick writes that View 4.5 is a major step up from all previous releases. But can it close the gap between VMware and Citrix?

  • September 01, 2010 01 Sep'10

    Hypervisor management -- indifference is key

    IT shops don't need vendors to be agnostic about hypervisor management; they want them to be indifferent to hypervisors and design management tools that work well with any of them.

  • September 01, 2010 01 Sep'10

    VMware presents its Project Horizon application delivery strategy

    The Windows PC is so yesterday, says VMware. The server virtualization leader has a plan to deliver apps via cloud and client that could change end user computing as we know it.

  • August 25, 2010 25 Aug'10

    Why the Intel-McAfee merger is good news for VDI

    Most analyses of Intel's plan to buy McAfee have focused on the financials rather than antivirus. But the acquisition could be good for desktop virtualization security.

  • August 18, 2010 18 Aug'10

    Citrix's most popular platform: VMware

    While the industry debates the merits of Citrix vs. VMware, most IT shops use some combination of both for desktop virtualization.

  • August 13, 2010 13 Aug'10

    VMware seeks to bounce back from View 4.5 fumble

    Both VMware and Citrix claim to dominate the virtual desktop market, so VMware is looking to recover from its removal of the RTO personalization software from the View 4.5 beta.

  • August 11, 2010 11 Aug'10

    The most misunderstood virtual desktop definitions

    Think you know what "desktop virtualization" means? Think again. Brian Madden defines five common -- but often misunderstood -- virtual desktop terms.

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