Virtual desktop management News
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
IT pros at Citrix Synergy 2016 talk about the challenges they've run into with desktop and application virtualization. At the top of the list: calculating whether VDI will provide a big enough return on investment.
May 25, 2016
Workspace delivery and management suites have started cropping up, but IT customers don't see the benefits of locking into one vendor for their entire desktop and app delivery just yet.
March 16, 2016
LANDesk will bundle AppSense's software with its existing desktop and mobile device management offerings, giving customers more options for end-user environments.
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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
VDI shops should keep a few key considerations in mind when planning for virtual desktop disaster recovery, such as which applications are most important to business operations. Continue Reading
USB redirection lets end users plug peripheral devices into local USB ports and access them from virtual desktops. Redirection tools transmit a device's functionality over the network to a virtual machine in the data center. Continue Reading
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Picking the right endpoint for a VDI deployment is important. Organizations can turn to Google Chromebox devices to save money and simplify management. Continue Reading
Raspberry Pi devices and Google Chromebooks are among the lowest-cost VDI thin clients, but zero clients and cheap repurposed PCs are viable alternatives. Dive into this guide on cheap thin clients to find out more. Continue Reading
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Citrix XenDesktop Platinum customers can now benefit from the company's acquisition of management packs for a key Microsoft infrastructure monitoring tool. 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
VDI golden images allow IT to deliver multiple virtual desktops based off a single base image. This setup simplifies desktop management in a lot of ways but also complicates updates. Continue Reading
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Boot storms bring VDI deployments to a grinding halt, but batch booting and network interface card teaming can prevent the problem without having to buy new hardware. Continue Reading
Take this quiz to test your knowledge of remote desktop USB redirection, including the ins and outs of Citrix's USB redirection features and which devices raise red flags. Continue Reading
Printing from virtual desktops is never easy. IT must decide whether to configure network or local printing and how to manage a multitude of printer drivers. Continue Reading