Week of 10 Jun 2013 Bromium vSentry 2.0 focuses on collaboration and mobility (12 Jun 2013)
Bromium's vSentry for desktop security now adds more secure connections over untrusted Wi-Fi and better collaboration capabilities.
Weighing connected vs. disconnected VDI (10 Jun 2013)
Offline VDI lets users work from anywhere -- even without an Internet connection -- but that brings up a few challenges regarding user experience.
Quest customers no longer have to worry about vWorkspace support ending, but Dell says it's not for enterprise-level environments.
Week of 20 May 2013 VDI thin clients reduce hardware management headaches (24 May 2013)
The initial hope for VDI thin clients was to reduce costs, but admins now just want convenience. Vendors at Citrix Synergy delivered new options.
Citrix has officially ceased development and support for its Application Streaming feature, and has directed IT pros to use Microsoft App-V instead.
Citrix VDI admins can deploy and manage XenDesktop and XenApp under the same architecture, something they expected for years.
As Citrix Synergy 2013 kicks off in Anaheim, attendees hope to learn about new desktop and application delivery strategies for the mobile world.
Week of 13 May 2013 Citrix bets on Excalibur, angles toward enterprise mobility (17 May 2013)
The Citrix Synergy 2013 conference is awash with vendors moving beyond just desktop virtualization and into enterprise mobility management.
BriForum London 2013 focuses on Remote Desktop Services 2012, tips for IT to embrace the mobile era and more.
Do mobile users need full desktop access? (14 May 2013)
Desktop virtualization isn't the only way to get Windows apps on non-Windows devices, but VMware's CTO says there's still a need for it in some cases.
Week of 06 May 2013 Dell vWorkspace 8 adds user monitoring, Windows Server 2012 support (07 May 2013)
Former Quest customers no longer have to wonder what's up with vWorkspace. Dell released version 8 with exciting new features and support.
Sunrise Health Region's complex 3,000-seat VDI deployment allows patients and providers to access records securely, regardless of where they are.
Week of 29 Apr 2013 NVIDIA GPUs for VDI deliver on the need for speed (02 May 2013)
NVIDIA GPU platforms have opened up VDI to all types of applications, and further advancements may be on the horizon.
Week of 22 Apr 2013 Parallels Management Suite for SCCM lets you manage Mac hypervisors (22 Apr 2013)
Parallels Management Suite for SCCM can help IT manage Mac computers and the client hypervisors that many of them run on in virtualized environments.
Week of 15 Apr 2013 New VDI malware analysis tool aids virtual desktop security (19 Apr 2013)
An update to HBGary's malware analysis tool will allow IT pros to make virtual desktops more secure without taxing resources.
Understanding nonpersistent vs. persistent VDI (18 Apr 2013)
You have a big decision to make when you deploy virtual desktops: Go for nonpersistent or persistent VDI? The choice often comes down to storage.
Desktop virtualization companies take on mobility (16 Apr 2013)
The cancellation of Citrix Synergy Europe is just another indication that the virtualized desktop market is moving toward mobility.
Week of 01 Apr 2013 Desktop as a Service lowdown: Costs, pros and cons (04 Apr 2013)
Companies that want VDI but lack the expertise or the Capex look to Desktop as a Service, but cloud-hosted desktop costs vary.
Many vendors underestimate the storage requirements of virtual desktops, causing performance problems and added cost for companies deploying VDI.
Hybrid storage answers VDI shops' prayers (05 Apr 2013)
An array of new systems for VDI storage, including solid-state disk and hybrid options, helps organizations lower their storage requirements for virtual desktops.
Week of 25 Mar 2013 Desktop as a Service options increase on demand for cloud services (29 Mar 2013)
Companies that want to deliver virtual desktops but can't justify VDI costs see cloud-hosted desktops as a viable -- if not better -- alternative.
Week of 18 Mar 2013 VDI storage problem? Forget extra SAN -- use server RAM (20 Mar 2013)
VDI storage bottlenecks don't have to mean extra SAN; Atlantis Computing lets virtual desktop customers use server RAM instead.
Week of 11 Mar 2013 Desktop virtualization adoption: Three trends that might surprise you (15 Mar 2013)
A recent survey showed that VDI adoption is slow among small businesses. See what else it can teach you about your environment.