Cloud-hosted virtual desktop and application strategy 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.
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.
March 07, 2016
Get all the information you need about the Best of Citrix Synergy 2016 Awards, which will be announced May 26.
February 10, 2016
VMware announced its Workspace One suite and Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode -- which has a distinct pricing advantage over Citrix's similar Workspace Cloud product -- along with the updated Horizon 7.
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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
It takes a lot of work to learn how to secure and manage cloud-hosted desktops. But, if it's an option financially, organizations could consider some of the upgraded services DaaS vendors offer to make IT's job easier. Continue Reading
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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