Application virtualization and streaming News
August 17, 2016
Businesses are moving away from full virtual desktops to delivering individual apps from the cloud. The latest indication of this trend is the new XenApp express service from Citrix and Microsoft.
July 11, 2016
Microsoft's launch of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on Aug. 2 includes new enterprise tools and features, but Windows 10 Pro customers may be disappointed.
June 24, 2016
IT pros have run into several issues regarding App Volumes 3.0, saying it was rushed to market. And VMware's approach to different versions has only increased confusion.
May 05, 2016
Parallels Remote Application Server 15 automates several tasks that frustrate IT, and it includes many of the same features as Citrix and VMware's app publishing products.
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Skype for Business is finally viable for VDI shops. Find out why unified communications apps are tough to support on virtual desktops and how Microsoft fixed the issues. Continue Reading
Application layering is a technology that delivers individual apps or groups of apps in layers distributed to users' virtual desktops at login. This allows IT to manage and update apps and base images separately. Continue Reading
Citrix AppDisk is a software component of XenApp and XenDesktop that delivers applications in layers independently from the virtual desktop operating system. This process allows administrators to update and manage apps separately from base images. Continue Reading
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App layering is a helpful virtualization tool. Show off your knowledge of the topic with this quiz on what criteria IT can use to layer apps, where app layering hard disks live and more. Continue Reading
With all of the virtual app delivery tools out there, it can be hard to know what's what. Sort through the clutter to learn about some of the top offerings, including Citrix XenApp and Microsoft App-V. Continue Reading
Deciding whether to deploy full virtual desktops or just a few virtual applications -- or a combination of the two -- comes down to issues of compatibility and end-user productivity. Continue Reading
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IT often runs into problems with legacy apps not functioning well on new browser versions. There are a few ways to combat Windows 10 browser compatibility issues in Internet Explorer 11. Continue Reading
The mobile device landscape is constantly advancing, and it's altering how IT shops deliver virtual desktops and applications to on-the-go employees. Learn how to keep up with the times. Continue Reading
Windows isn't going away any time soon, but that doesn't mean businesses still need to deliver full Windows desktops to their users. Application streaming, virtualization and remoting (also known as publishing) might actually be better fits in some ... Continue Reading
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Think you know everything about Microsoft Azure RemoteApp? Prove it by taking this quiz on how Azure RemoteApp uses the cloud to deliver applications, which operating systems it works on and more. Continue Reading
App Volumes was a big addition to VMware's application virtualization portfolio. Learn how new features in version 3.0, such as AppToggle, could fix some of its deficiencies. Continue Reading
For desktop virtualization administrators, managing apps has become a difficult task. There are many apps and many users, and the old ways of updating and maintaining applications isn't working anymore. Enter: new app management tools. Continue Reading