Virtual desktop management News
February 03, 2017
IT pros at large businesses aren't willing to ditch their on-premises VDI for DaaS technology. A hybrid approach to desktop delivery could be the answer, however.
January 09, 2017
Citrix acquired Unidesk to improve its application layering offering. Experts said it's a big deal that brings different delivery tools under one umbrella.
December 15, 2016
IGEL has a new mobile thin client that gives IT control over users' Citrix, VMware or Microsoft virtual desktops and lets them make better use of existing hardware.
November 30, 2016
Users can access their cloud desktops and applications from any PC through a browser with the new Web Access feature in Amazon WorkSpaces, the company's DaaS platform.
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Citrix XenApp is an application virtualization product that extends Microsoft Remote Desktop Session Host desktop sessions and apps to users via the Citrix HDX protocol. It can run on Citrix XenServer or other server virtualization platforms. Continue Reading
Many organizations that support mobile users are adopting EMM tools. EMM can also help manage smartphones and tablets that access virtual desktops. Continue Reading
VDI shops don't need to install applications within virtual desktops for apps to interact with the host operating system. Instead, they can deliver and manage applications separately using app layering. Continue Reading
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Selecting a desktop virtualization method is a difficult decision for any IT admin. It's important to consider efficiency and user experience to make the best choice. Continue Reading
Portable desktops can deliver high performance and top-notch security, depending on the form factor. But they aren't a fit for as many use cases as desktop virtualization. Continue Reading
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
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Deploying VDI is no simple task. As a result you must know what you're getting yourself into before starting a project or you are destined to fail. Continue Reading
Application layering offers an alternative to app virtualization or installing apps directly on the virtual desktop. This approach can save IT valuable resources. Continue Reading
IT shops need to look out for complexity, cost and performance problems when they put a VDI implementation plan in place. Continue Reading
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You've probably heard about VMware Blast Extreme at this point, but do you really understand the technology? Take this quiz, which covers some of its key features, to find out. Continue Reading
When it comes to VDI, IT must be ready to troubleshoot common problems associated with virtual desktop performance, back-end infrastructure, product platforms and persona management. Continue Reading
Network latency problems can make even the simplest tasks impossible on a virtual desktop. IT needs to use performance monitoring to identify the source of latency to fix the problem. Continue Reading