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December 07, 2016
DaaS helps organizations avoid the complexity and high cost of VDI, but some organizations have cloud computing security concerns and fear outsourcing.
August 30, 2016
At VMworld 2016, Dell, HP Inc. and IGEL Technology increase support for cloud desktops running on their thin clients. Vendors must keep up as cloud adoption rises.
August 17, 2016
Businesses are moving away from full virtual desktops to delivering individual apps from the cloud. The latest indication of this trend is the new XenApp express service from Citrix and Microsoft.
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.
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A few performance hiccups are all it takes for users to lose their cool with VDI. Fortunately, VDI monitoring tools can help IT pinpoint and fix issues. Continue Reading
While primarily used in application testing environments, storage containers are making the move to primary storage, with Docker technology a clear front-runner. 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
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VDI shops are accustomed to storage issues. Moving to a flash-based storage array could solve a lot of problems and help prevent performance-related issues. Continue Reading
By combining its HCI offering, which is powered by VSAN, with Horizon View for VDI, VMware offers a storage-centric way to deploy virtual desktops. Continue Reading
The future of VDI may be HTML5 clients. They allow users to access apps from just about any device, including smartphones and Google's Chromebook. Continue Reading
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Vendor lock-in sounds like a dark cloud IT shops should avoid. But when it comes to VDI, it's not always the end of the world. Continue Reading
Virtual desktop systems host a desktop operating system within a virtual machine that runs on a central server.
With healthcare organizations, IT managers approve of desktop virtualization's merits in streamlining application installations and ... Continue Reading
Users require access to virtual resources on their mobile devices. IT can manage VDI on smartphones and tablets using authentication methods, individual virtual app delivery and more. Continue Reading
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If your VDI software doesn't support the latest hardware, or if it won't scale, it might be time to upgrade. Learn about some other signs to keep an eye out for. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged infrastructure makes delivering virtual desktops easier, because all the back-end resources -- including central management software -- run together in one isolated, tightly integrated location. Continue Reading
Containers and microservices bring flexibility and speed to development environments -- but they can also be a headache for IT operations teams. Continue Reading