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October 14, 2014
VMware will combine existing technologies for Horizon FLEX to deliver offline desktops. But how widespread its use will be remains to be seen.
September 12, 2014
Horizon DaaS customers will soon be able to deliver apps as a service. But IT still must ensure users can be productive on those apps no matter where they try to access them.
August 29, 2014
As VMware looks to compete with Citrix for EUC dominance, it's added a partnership with Google and Nvidia for Chromebooks graphics performance, and teamed up with Cortado for Horizon 6 printing.
August 22, 2014
With VMware's CloudVolumes acquisition, admins can provide personalized virtual desktops without managing separate images for each user. Applications will work more like they do on mobile devices, too.
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VMware's Cloud Pod Architecture in Horizon 6 lets VDI deployments span multiple data centers and makes managing large deployments easier. But if you have persistent desktops, you'll need a replication tool in case of an outage. Continue Reading
John Marshall offers up some details of the VMware EUC roadmap, including how his company's mobility management products will integrate with Horizon. Continue Reading
VMware View's storage features, ease of use and manageability help it stand out against other VDI software candidates. Continue Reading
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If you're thinking about buying VDI software, you're probably looking at XenDesktop and Horizon View. Both products do pretty much the same thing, but with different hypervisors, protocols, storage and management tools. Continue Reading
What's new in VMware Horizon 6 with View? App remoting, two kinds of hardware graphics acceleration and the Cloud Pod Architecture to name a few. But View Client with Local Mode and built-in profile management are noticeably absent. Continue Reading
The cogs in VMware's Horizon Suite all work together to help you manage physical and virtual desktops, plus applications. Continue Reading
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With VMware Horizon DaaS, you can host Windows client OSes and Server images in the cloud or in your data center. If you decide to use Windows XP, 7 or 8 desktops, however, remember that you'll have to supply licenses and factor in those costs. Continue Reading
VMware GPU virtualization options Soft 3D, vSGA and vDGA have different uses and benefits, but they all help companies reap performance rewards. Continue Reading
A new app remoting feature in Horizon 6 makes the Citrix vs. VMware fight even tighter, which is good news for server-based computing customers. Continue Reading
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Graphics-intensive apps sure are hungry, but you can keep them satiated with virtual GPU features from the major desktop virtualization vendors. Continue Reading
You can run XenDesktop on a VMware hypervisor, but what does that entail? Learn how clustering and vCenter Server work in a mixed VDI environment. Continue Reading
Not all virtual desktop pools are made equal. Creating and managing them calls for different processes in VMware View and Citrix XenDesktop. Continue Reading