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December 07, 2016
DaaS helps organizations avoid the complexity and high cost of VDI, but some organizations have cloud computing security concerns and fear outsourcing.
August 30, 2016
At VMworld 2016, Dell, HP Inc. and IGEL Technology increase support for cloud desktops running on their thin clients. Vendors must keep up as cloud adoption rises.
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.
May 25, 2016
Microsoft is finally letting up on its desktop as a service rules. Plus, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp 7.9 come with new features around desktop image management, Microsoft integrations and more.
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Now that XenApp and XenDesktop in Citrix Cloud work with Azure Resource Manager, IT can more easily deploy cloud-based virtual desktops and apps to users. Continue Reading
Three major concerns prevent desktops as a service from infiltrating IT shops -- cost, security and the maturity of the technology. Find out which one really isn't much of an issue. Continue Reading
Desktops as a service often bring benefits such as easier management, but they don't fit every situation. Tackling a DaaS project onto an OS migration, for instance, is doomed to fail. Continue Reading
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Concerns about cloud-hosted virtual desktop security are mostly overblown. IT should be okay as long as it evaluates DaaS providers by how well they ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability. Continue Reading
Vendors are working to make DaaS a better experience on mobile devices, but users still don't find cloud-hosted desktops workable for complicated tasks on smartphones and tablets. Continue Reading
To succeed in the age of cloud, an IT operations team needs to change how it thinks about application deployment and IT resource planning. Continue Reading
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Containers and microservices bring flexibility and speed to development environments -- but they can also be a headache for IT operations teams. Continue Reading
You can use Windows Server-based desktops to bypass Windows licensing complexity, but you may have app compatibility issues to content with instead. Continue Reading
If you want to get a cloud desktop project off the ground, you'll have to sell your superiors on the idea first. Remind them that DaaS can save money, improve security and put some control over desktops back in your hands. Continue Reading