Virtual desktop infrastructure and architecture News
March 10, 2017
DaaS has a presence in the market, but adoption hasn't skyrocketed like some expected. Experts pondered the reasons in a roundtable discussion at IDC Directions.
February 20, 2017
City Harvest uses Cisco HyperFlex for its back-end infrastructure to power VDI so the nonprofit can feed 1.4 million people in New York.
July 12, 2016
Applications and data used to all live on Windows desktops, but today's users access many of their resources elsewhere. Workspaces might be the best way for IT to regain central management.
May 27, 2016
Hyper-converged infrastructure can help VDI admins scale their deployments more easily, but many of today's offerings are too expensive.
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VDI projects can fail easily. See how well you're prepared for VDI with this quiz, which asks about how to track user experience, what makes a successful pilot program and more. Continue Reading
Amazon WorkSpaces offers several virtual desktop infrastructure configurations, enabling businesses to categorize workers into different user types to match their roles and needs. Continue Reading
VDI, DaaS and RDSH have their places in the enterprise. DaaS, for example, is ideal for organizations with a tight budget. IT admins must know which is best for their companies. Continue Reading
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Hyper-converged and converged systems are not the only choices for running enterprise workloads. Operating in the public cloud may prove to be a better fit for your organization. Continue Reading
VDI monitoring tools oversee enterprise desktops and the desktop VMs that run them. Read about what comprises a strong VDI deployment and the capabilities it brings to the enterprise. Continue Reading
Admins have a tough choice in how they deliver new apps to their users. In some situations it's better to do it through VDI while in others its best to install them locally. Continue Reading
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IT admins have a big decision in picking between VDI and DaaS. For most organizations it comes down to ease of management, level of control, performance needs, security and costs. Continue Reading
Dell Wyse offers a wide variety of thin clients that span from high-end to cheap zero clients. The Wyse 3030 and 7040 are two of the newer offerings from the company. Continue Reading
VDI shops are accustomed to storage issues. Moving to a flash-based storage array could solve a lot of problems and help prevent performance-related issues. Continue Reading
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Users require access to virtual resources on their mobile devices. IT can manage VDI on smartphones and tablets using authentication methods, individual virtual app delivery and more. Continue Reading
If your VDI software doesn't support the latest hardware, or if it won't scale, it might be time to upgrade. Learn about some other signs to keep an eye out for. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged infrastructure makes delivering virtual desktops easier, because all the back-end resources -- including central management software -- run together in one isolated, tightly integrated location. Continue Reading