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March 01, 2017
Remote workers often struggle on high-latency networks. Citrix HDX Adaptive Transport allows them to access their virtual desktops and apps with no lag.
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.
January 09, 2017
Citrix acquired Unidesk to improve its application layering offering. Experts said it's a big deal that brings different delivery tools under one umbrella.
December 15, 2016
IGEL has a new mobile thin client that gives IT control over users' Citrix, VMware or Microsoft virtual desktops and lets them make better use of existing hardware.
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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
VMware Blast Extreme is a remote display protocol designed to deliver graphics-intensive virtual workloads using the H.264 advanced video compression standard. Continue Reading
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VDI monitoring tools oversee enterprise desktops and the desktop VMs that run them. Read about what comprises a strong VDI deployment and the capabilities it brings to the enterprise. Continue Reading
VDI environments are in danger of ransomware attacks. They can encrypt personal and professional data that cannot be decoded once the user's session ends. Continue Reading
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Need a leg up in the desktop-as-a-service market? Citrix offers business resources, marketing assistance and a reference architecture to help service providers get started. Continue Reading
There are four editions of VMware Horizon IT admins should know about: Horizon for Linux, Standard, Advanced and Enterprise. Each one addresses different needs. 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
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When a manufacturer needed to run Windows-only applications on Macs for a specific project, the IT department turned to desktop virtualization software. Continue Reading
You've probably heard about VMware Blast Extreme at this point, but do you really understand the technology? Take this quiz, which covers some of its key features, to find out. Continue Reading
Citrix shops looking to enable secure remote access can employ the SmartAccess feature in XenApp and XenDesktop to require endpoint analysis using the company's NetScaler Gateway delivery controller. Continue Reading