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July 02, 2014
A Chicago-based psychology school is testing NComputing's oneSpace to deliver apps and files to remote users at a price far below Citrix XenApp.
May 23, 2014
Virtual desktops and 3-D graphics can mix if you use the right approach. Here's how Citrix, Microsoft and VMware VDI's GPU support compares.
May 08, 2014
Citrix XenApp 6.5 users will soon have a XenApp migration tool to aid XenApp 7 upgrades, along with reinstated features.
April 01, 2014
Google Compute Engine now has Windows Server support, so what might that mean for the possibility of Google DaaS?
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There are a handful of products with names that are a riff on 'workspace.' VMware, Citrix, Amazon and smaller companies all have their hats in the ring, but not all workspace tools do the same thing. Some are for DaaS, but others are mobile-focused. Continue Reading
IT no longer needs to deliver full desktops to users; instead, most users require access to only certain applications. So, IT needs to determine the best way to deliver those apps, and application virtualization is one option. This IT handbook will ... Continue Reading
This chapter provides a detailed examination of what zero clients are, how they work, what their primary benefits might be and where their key limitations are to be found. An important part of this chapter’s discussion is how zero clients differ ... Continue Reading
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There are many VDI vendors and products to pick from, so it's important to know what you need before you settle on which provider you want to use. Continue Reading
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This chapter looks at the major considerations in making a final decision on whether to move an organization's desktops to zero clients. Cost, return on investment and vendor choice are among the most essential factors to be weighed. The chapter ... 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
VMware's new CTO Chris Wolf takes on questions about the role of VDI in the mobile era, competition with Citrix and what's next for DaaS. Continue Reading
The zero-client computing e-book series delves into essential aspects of how virtual desktop services can be provided with as little configuration as possible. Many vendors sell zero clients that do not in fact require zero configuration, so ... Continue Reading
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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
In this story about the state of the desktop-virtualization union, we provide a rundown of the current players in the market. Continue Reading