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Virtual desktop tools and technology News
April 24, 2017
In a sit-down interview, Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov reacts to reports that the company is exploring a sale. And he discusses the effects of recent acquisitions and partnerships.
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.
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Licensing is a key component to virtual desktop infrastructure. Citrix XenDesktop provides businesses with the option of user or device specific models. Continue Reading
Citrix Secure Browser is virtualization software that allows web applications to run in incompatible browsers. Continue Reading
Citrix Receiver is a suite of products that allows client devices to connect to various desktop virtualization services offered by Citrix. Continue Reading
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Licensing is a critical component of VDI. VMware offers two main licensing options with Horizon View; a per user model and a per concurrent connection model. Continue Reading
A host of new VMware Horizon 7.1 features add support for Microsoft's Skype for Business and aim to improve the remote user experience. Continue Reading
When evaluating VDI management and monitoring tools, buyers must look for solid troubleshooting, load testing and capacity planning features to choose the most fitting tool. Continue Reading
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IT admins must be careful when handling VDI upgrades, because platform vendors and certain endpoint devices don't always play nice together. 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
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
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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