Virtual desktop management News
March 31, 2017
Vendors have taken cracks at turning phones into mobile thin clients before, but display protocol improvements and advancements in hardware make it more of a possibility now.
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.
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VDI shops have a tough choice between persistent and nonpersistent desktops. Persistent desktops, for example, give users customization, but they also consume a lot of storage. Continue Reading
Companies stuck contemplating Daas vs. VDI -- or deploying both -- should know all the facts first. Test your knowledge about the two delivery methods with this quiz. Continue Reading
Larger screens and better technology, including built-in 4G, are big reasons why VDI on mobile devices is becoming more realistic than ever. Browser-based clients also play role. Continue Reading
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VDI shops need a way to strike a balance between control and user customization in nonpersistent deployments. User environment management can help. Continue Reading
IP addresses can get gobbled up in VDI deployments because each virtual desktop and each endpoint takes up an address. Admins can fight back with IP address management tools. Continue Reading
VDI environments are in danger of ransomware attacks. They can encrypt personal and professional data that cannot be decoded once the user's session ends. Continue Reading
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Nonpersistent VDI strips users of their ability to customize their desktops. With user environment management methods such as roaming profiles, they can take some ownership back. Continue Reading
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
IT shops need to look out for complexity, cost and performance problems when they put a VDI implementation plan in place. Continue Reading