- February 03, 2010
If you buy a retail version of Windows, you don't need Microsoft's Virtual Enterprise Centralized Desktop license -- but VECD provides advantages for virtualized environments.
- January 27, 2010
Microsoft's Software Assurance licensing program makes desktop virtualization too expensive for many IT shops. But the company said it will make changes in the per-device model.
- January 25, 2010
Your choice of desktop virtualization product should depend on your environment. Two IT pros discuss how they decided on virtual desktop products
- January 20, 2010
Microsoft requires Virtual Enterprise Centralized Desktop in addition to its base OS license. If you want to virtualize Windows desktops, be aware of VECD's uses and gotchas.
- January 13, 2010
Brian Madden predicts 2010 will be a calm year for desktop virtualization since technical challenges have been overcome, and all we need to do is implement it. But is he right?
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- December 22, 2009
End users won't accept virtual desktops unless they can be personalized. Here's how two IT pros handled the problem.
- December 21, 2009
There are many companies that sell tools for virtual desktops. Citrix, VMware and Microsoft are not your only options.
- December 16, 2009
Virtual desktop infrastructures can include iPhones and Macs in addition to Windows systems. Learn about virtualization products that you can use if you're asked to support them.
- December 15, 2009
One IT director shares his experience installing VMware View 4 and offers some cost and time-saving tips.
- December 14, 2009
After a tough year, IT pundits are making predictions about spending in 2010.
- December 09, 2009
These five mistakes are guaranteed to anger your users and wreak havoc in your virtual desktop environment.
- December 02, 2009
As IT pros prepare for 2010, some basic virtual desktop skills are often overlooked. Get up to speed on three areas of knowledge for virtualizing Windows desktops.
- November 25, 2009
In the spirit of the holiday, gorge yourself on this virtual desktop infrastructure recipe. But you'll need to mix and match ingredients to suit your preferences.
- November 18, 2009
Even though client and server hypervisors are both classified as Type 1, they have different origins and needs. Learn why 2010 will be the year of bare-metal client hypervisors.
- November 18, 2009
Delivering IT services on demand will be the biggest, toughest and most painful transition of all, says Citrix's Mark Templeton.