Virtual desktop software and vendors News
April 18, 2016
Dell is ending development of its vWorkspace product. The move may be a result of preparation for the Dell-EMC deal that brings competitor VMware under its hood.
December 23, 2015
It was a big year for VDI news. Citrix lost its CEO. Dell will own EMC and VMware. One thing didn't change though: Citrix and VMware are still battling for supremacy in the desktop virtualization market.
October 13, 2015
Analysts and IT experts weigh in on how Dell buying VMware’s owner, EMC, will affect the company’s end-user computing business, and where this deal leaves Citrix.
July 27, 2015
BriForum 2015 included its usual focus on VDI, but the virtualization community is searching for ways to deal with mobility, too. Several vendors showcased advancements in app refactoring and virtual mobile infrastructure.
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Dell is no longer selling licenses to new vWorkspace customers. Other midmarket desktop and app virtualization vendors will be scrambling to earn a piece of vWorkspace's market share. Continue Reading
Virtual workspace products make employees' desktops, applications and data available to them in the office or remotely. But not every company is well-suited to reap benefits from workspace products. Continue Reading
Dell is banking on the success of Microsoft's Windows 10 IoT Enterprise operating system by incorporating it into two of its Wyse 5000 and 7000 series thin clients. Continue Reading
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There's a new remote desktop client on the block, and it integrates with Citrix XenApp. HopTo's Mobile App eXperience uses simple keyboard shortcuts to make Windows apps mobile friendly. Continue Reading
Remote desktop connection brokers are an important part of your VDI environment, so make sure you know how to pick the best one for you, and how to troubleshoot problems with it. Continue Reading
Offline connections still pose a problem when it comes to VDI sessions. How has networking evolved to allow for better connections over the WAN and to remote desktop sites? What tools and practices can virtual desktop managers apply? Continue Reading
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While journeying through your virtual desktop migration, two important steps are to ensure VDI uptime and data availability -- especially on the go. Continue Reading
Before you take steps to deploy a virtual desktop infrastructure, it's a good idea to use VDI assessment tools to track resources, app usage and more. Continue Reading
The VDI hypervisor you choose depends on your existing infrastructure components and your long-term VDI requirements. Continue Reading