Week of 02 Dec 2013 Cloud desktops finally kick the small-fry VDI label (03 Dec 2013)
DaaS is no longer the red-headed stepchild of VDI; with VMware and Amazon offering cloud desktops and fostering acceptance, DaaS could gain steam in 2014.
Week of 11 Nov 2013 AWS drops a bomb on VMware, Citrix with Amazon WorkSpaces (13 Nov 2013)
Amazon WorkSpaces give IT shops a way to quickly and cheaply deploy virtual desktops from AWS – and it gives Citrix and VMware a run for their money.
Week of 04 Nov 2013 BYOD employees go beyond the Windows desktop without VDI (08 Nov 2013)
Mac and iOS devices are becoming prevalent in the enterprise. IT must deliver Windows desktop apps to them, but VDI may not be the answer.
Week of 14 Oct 2013 Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS signals the grand return of shadowing (15 Oct 2013)
It may not be bringing sexy back, but Windows Server 2012 R2 is bringing shadowing back to Remote Desktop Services. It's a feature admins sorely missed.
DaaS earns its stripes with VMware Desktone acquisition (15 Oct 2013)
VMware officially joins the DaaS market with its acquisition of Desktone, signaling that Desktop as a Service is here to stay.
The latest mobile thin clients offer enterprises an alternative to tablets with improved data security for virtual desktops.
The new version of VMware's physical desktop management product, Horizon Mirage, will now manage persistent View virtual desktops too.
Week of 07 Oct 2013 Desktop virtualization deployment by the numbers (07 Oct 2013)
Speakers and attendees at Interop shared several interesting facts and figures about desktop virtualization deployment.
Week of 16 Sep 2013 IT shops find ways around costly Windows licensing rules for VDI, DaaS (17 Sep 2013)
Windows licensing for virtual desktops is a tax that increases VDI costs, particularly for BYOD. Calls for Microsoft to #FixVDA haven't been met.
Week of 26 Aug 2013 Not a Mirage: VMware Horizon View updates absent from VMworld 2013 (27 Aug 2013)
VMworld went in a surprising direction for IT pros with respect to EUC announcements by making none during its annual user conference.
New DaaS options emerge ahead of IT demand (27 Aug 2013)
DaaS hasn’t caught on in enterprises yet. Could new options from VMware and other large vendors kick start the cloud hosted virtual desktop movement?
VMware upped its VDI storage game with Virtual SAN, while storage vendors disclosed new flash and converged storage appliances for virtual desktops.
Latest HP, Dell Wyse thin clients can enhance the virtual desktop user experience with new thin client options delivered this month.