- 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.
- March 03, 2010
Traditional administrators may feel desktop virtualization is not worth exploring. But these easily integrated desktop virtualization technologies can help you change their minds.
- February 24, 2010
Microsoft added features to App-V 4.6 and MED-V SP1 RC for migrating desktop apps to Windows 7, but Windows shops will want to test the application virtualization tools first.
- February 23, 2010
IT vendors have heard customer complaints about the limitations of thin-client computing. A variety of processing options have emerged -- balancing "thick" and thin-client devices.
- February 17, 2010
VMware's View 4.5 won't be out until later this year. But sources said the VDI software has better management and tighter integration with ThinApp.
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- February 11, 2010
Better technology has sparked vigorous virtual desktop proof-of-concept activity. But will trial spur adoption? Gartner predicts end-user uptake to reach 5 million this year.
- February 09, 2010
New virtualization technologies are bringing Apple's iPhone App Store concept to the enterprise. But is it a good idea?
- 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?
- 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.