- April 27, 2010
Although virtual desktop infrastructure supposedly tightens security, it can in fact let unpredictable users harm data center security.
- April 21, 2010
Now that organizations are beginning to move to Windows 7, they'll have to consider application compatibility. Terminal Services and virtual desktop infrastructure can help.
- April 14, 2010
After a wave of acquisitions, Symantec was quiet about desktop virtualization. It's interested in managing and securing desktops, but is that approach better than VMware's?
- April 06, 2010
Desktop virtualization projects require changes in job functions and collaboration between teams. Frankly, that just freaks out some people.
- April 02, 2010
Microsoft MED-V solves the problem of incompatibility between legacy applications and newer versions of Windows.
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- March 31, 2010
Feature Pack 1 for Citrix XenDesktop 4 -- released with XenApp 6 -- addresses several architectural issues that users have been waiting for.
- March 29, 2010
Microsoft's Virtual Desktop Access License is only for IT shops with Software Assurance. Windows desktop virtualization is still costly for many thin-client users.
- March 23, 2010
Microsoft and Citrix have sharpened their virtual desktop story and are ready to take down VMware. Who will win?
- March 19, 2010
IT shops with Software Assurance will find virtual desktop licensing more affordable, thanks to changes in Microsoft licensing.
- March 18, 2010
Microsoft and Citrix are offering free Microsoft VDI and XenDesktop licenses to IT shops that are willing to drop VMware View, but will the promotion work?
- March 18, 2010
By padding its feature set, revamping its licensing and designing promo deals with Citrix Systems, Microsoft shows it's serious about virtual desktops.
- March 17, 2010
Although initially reluctant, Microsoft has started to embrace virtual desktops. But it still has several challenges to overcome.
- March 10, 2010
Old Microsoft: "We hate virtual desktops." New Microsoft: "We've changed." Next week, the company will show Windows managers that it has more in store for virtual desktops.
- March 10, 2010
Citrix's screenshot of an iPad with Windows 7 could be a sign of things to come. See how the new device could change desktop virtualization.
- March 04, 2010
Desktop virtualization products such as Citrix's XenDesktop require a solid plan, close cooperation among teams and reasonable expectations. Anything less could spell trouble.