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Virtual desktop strategies and architecture News
November 21, 2017
With the ever-increasing popularity of cloud computing, organizations are also considering streaming their applications. Several cloud-hosted app services can help.
August 11, 2017
With VMworld 2017 fast approaching, the time is right to plan your agenda. VDI admins should consider attending these seven sessions on key topics, including HCI and Workspace One.
July 20, 2017
All future Chromebook releases will support Android apps, which brings concerns regarding their security, management and overall usefulness as thin clients.
June 13, 2017
With the right VDI monitoring tools in place, one hospital management company is able to identify issues and fix them before they affect doctors and nurses.
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Desktop as a service (DaaS) is a cloud computing offering in which a third party hosts the back end of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment. Continue Reading
The ability to scale out hyper-converged systems is one of the main reasons HCI is such a good fit for virtual desktop infrastructure deployments. Continue Reading
Platform as a service (PaaS) is a cloud computing model in which a third-party provider delivers hardware and software tools -- usually those needed for application development -- to users over the internet. Continue Reading
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IT pros should not be afraid of taking their VDI deployment to cloud. As long as they keep their users in mind and work with business stakeholders, it can be a success. Continue Reading
To truly evaluate whether DaaS can help their organizations, IT pros must account for the total cost of ownership and understand what management tasks providers do not do. Continue Reading
Don't get lost in application delivery. Compare application publishing and streaming to find the best option for an organization's unique setup and needs. Continue Reading
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When it comes to application deployment, IT must rethink its back-end infrastructure decisions in the face of modern apps. Continue Reading
Without the easy scalability of hyper-converged systems, a VDI rollout could stall on a traditional storage array system if user demand creates I/O bottlenecks. Continue Reading
Accounting for storage and compute demands from both the IT infrastructure and the end users is vital when implementing any hyper-converged architecture for VDI. Continue Reading
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VDI shops must understand the ins and outs of remote display protocols to make sure users are having a good experience with the virtual images they receive. Continue Reading
Fluctuating VDI costs can catch any organization by surprise. Consider open source remote display protocols to keep the price tag low and user experience high. Continue Reading
With more applications, including seemingly straightforward ones, such as Microsoft Word, going graphics-intensive, VDI shops must know how to deliver a quality user experience. Continue Reading