- September 01, 2010
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
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
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
While the industry debates the merits of Citrix vs. VMware, most IT shops use some combination of both for desktop virtualization.
- August 13, 2010
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
Think you know what "desktop virtualization" means? Think again. Brian Madden defines five common -- but often misunderstood -- virtual desktop terms.
- August 04, 2010
For XenDesktop 4, Citrix separated fixes in its service packs from new features in its feature packs. So why did it put two new features into SP1?
- July 30, 2010
When your multi-vendor virtual desktop installation resembles a VDI Frankenstein, it's hard to know who to call first.
- July 29, 2010
Microsoft's RDC Manager allows Remote Desktop Connection Client to handle multiple RDP connections. But IT expert Mike Nelson asks, "How good is it?"
- July 28, 2010
Desktop virtualization is more than virtual desktop infrastructure. OS streaming -- which doesn't involve a hypervisor -- may work in your IT environment.
- July 21, 2010
Although IT pros think their own slices of the industry are the hardest to deal with, virtual desktops may be more challenging than virtual servers.
- July 14, 2010
Virtual desktop infrastructure vendors say their products can help manage user machines, but how many of them actually use their own products?
- July 12, 2010
Small companies sell innovation, but they are often gobbled up by market leaders. IT pros share some defensive tips to guard against acquisition-related woes.
- July 07, 2010
Microsoft RDP and Citrix ICA were once remote display protocols, but client software isn't dumb anymore, and RPP and HDX allow for partial "remoting" with some redirection.
- July 01, 2010
Microsoft activated its latest virtual desktop licensing plan on July 1. It may help Software Assurance customers, but plenty of scenarios remain unclear.