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June 08, 2011
Got old PCs? Want to run Windows 7? For Software Assurance subscribers, Microsoft Windows ThinPC could be in the cards.
May 23, 2011
Citrix Systems XenDesktop is too complex for SMBs to justify, but with the acquisition of Kaviza and its VDI-in-a-Box, Citrix has a VDI offering small IT shops can use.
May 18, 2011
Citrix XenDesktop 5 Service Pack 1 adds support for IntelliCache to cut storage costs for shops that run XenServer. It also includes a migration tool for XenDesktop 4 upgrades.
April 27, 2011
With its acquisition of SlideRocket and the imminent release of Project Horizon, VMware has the tools to banish Windows desktops to the dustbin of history.
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