Virtual desktop management News
September 02, 2015
Teradici's PCoIP has been critical to VMware VDI, but that partnership has been in question. Teradici's CEO discusses that, protocol updates and more.
May 01, 2015
With help from AppSense, Auto Trader UK got on the road to desktop efficiency with tools to make VDI faster and more user-friendly.
April 24, 2015
Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp customers who use vSphere can now use VMware for workspace management, too.
March 27, 2015
New desktop analytics tools from AppSense and Ericom could help IT admins deal with desktop management at small and large scales.
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Parallels Desktop for Mac provides a way to run Windows applications on Mac computers, and the business edition allows IT to take control of configuring, deploying and managing virtual machines. Continue Reading
Following in the footsteps of Citrix Workspace Cloud, VMware is readying a cloud-based platform of its own, which aims to make workspace design, delivery and management easier than ever. Continue Reading
Users expect the same experience whether they're on a virtual desktop at home or their work PC in the office. Microsoft UE-V syncs users' settings, so they're up to date in all their Windows sessions. Continue Reading
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We surveyed about 500 IT and business professionals on why they use desktop virtualization, and more than half of them listed the same four reasons. Find out those results and more with this infographic. Continue Reading
Persistent virtual desktops might be more like physical PCs, but nonpersistent desktops are easier to manage, because they run from one golden image and don't require as much storage. Continue Reading
AppSense and RES Software started out creating virtual desktop management products. Both vendors now offer well-rounded workspace management suites, but with slightly different areas of focus. Continue Reading
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Although there are several newer tools available, Microsoft roaming profiles is a simple and time-tested way to manage a user's profile across physical and virtual desktop environments. Continue Reading
Patching virtual desktops and PCs isn't exactly the same. VDI puts more strain on your storage system, and read-only virtual desktop images often erase patches at the end of a user's session. Continue Reading
Don't underestimate the security hazards associated with desktop virtualization. IT shops still need to protect all aspects of their VDI environment against malware. Continue Reading
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VDI has many benefits, but it will also open the flood gates for help desk questions from users: Why can't I login? Where am I printing? IT better have the answers. Continue Reading
Layering, persona management tools and flash arrays help keep virtual desktop users happy and VDI storage costs down. Continue Reading
Picking the right hardware for your VDI deployment is critical, but it doesn't have to be difficult. To start, check to see if your VDI software vendor has a list of compatible components. Continue Reading