Virtual desktop software and vendors News
February 13, 2017
VDI versus DaaS is no longer a one-or-the-other choice. VMware Horizon Cloud lets businesses manage on-premises VDI and cloud-hosted desktops from one control plane.
August 25, 2016
IT experts share their wish lists for VMworld 2016. For SMBs, it's high time VMware brings cheaper VDI to the table.
August 04, 2016
Virtual desktop infrastructure is more expensive than desktop PCs, but the benefits of VDI make it worth the price tag, says Teradici CTO Randy Groves.
May 27, 2016
Hyper-converged infrastructure can help VDI admins scale their deployments more easily, but many of today's offerings are too expensive.
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Citrix XenApp is an application virtualization product that extends Microsoft Remote Desktop Session Host desktop sessions and apps to users via the Citrix HDX protocol. It can run on Citrix XenServer or other server virtualization platforms. Continue Reading
Workspot's VDI 2.0 platform puts it squarely in the desktop virtualization market game. The company has come a long way since its early days. Continue Reading
Citrix partnered with Raspberry Pi to create minimal-cost thin clients optimized for the HDX remote display protocol, providing a new way to lower the price of XenApp and XenDesktop deployments. Continue Reading
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For organizations using virtual desktops, it's important to understand the features behind the remote display protocols in different desktop virtualization platforms. Continue Reading
With VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode, you get the control of on-premises virtual desktops with the simplified management of desktop as a service. Continue Reading
IT can use Instant Clones in VMware Horizon View to provision multiple virtual desktops with shared RAM and disk resources, which can improve overall performance. Continue Reading
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NComputing has been a solid, budget VDI and app virtualization vendor for a while, but it nearly wandered off a cliff while pursuing desktop as a service. Now the company is back to concentrating on what it does best. Continue Reading
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
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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