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Can IT use VMware Horizon View without vCenter?

Running VMware Horizon View without vCenter is possible but impractical. Understand why an organization would want to use this setup and what the implications are.


VMware vs. Citrix: VDI security showdown

When it comes to VDI, Citrix and VMware are the two biggest players in the market. But which platform offers more security? Find out in this battle of security features: VMware vs. Citrix VDI.


Understand VDI market shifts from traditional VDI to cloud

As the VDI market shifts to cloud-based VDI and DaaS, it's important to understand the bigger picture. Understand the benefits and complexities of the changing market.


Compare offerings from 3 major desktop-as-a-service providers

Three desktop-as-a-service providers, Citrix, VMware and Microsoft, all offer virtual desktops as a part of their cloud services. Delve into the pros and cons of their offerings.

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    virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

    Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is a desktop virtualization technology wherein a desktop operating system, typically Microsoft Windows, runs and is managed in an on-premises or cloud data center.

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    How to use VMware Horizon Performance Tracker

    A good user experience is essential for VDI. Learn how to install and use VMware Horizon Performance Tracker to take the pulse of end-user experience.

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    10 Microsoft Ignite 2019 sessions for VDI admins

    VDI admins attending Microsoft Ignite 2019 could benefit from attending these 10 sessions. This guide can help to build a session schedule for the conference.

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    This year's top 10 stories center on virtualization benefits

    Based on our top 10 most-read stories of 2019, IT pros sought to learn the benefits of virtualization, as well as the drawbacks, as the technology gained ground.

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    Windows Virtual Desktop is generally available

    Microsoft released Windows Virtual Desktop to the general public, which is likely to have significant effects on the VDI market. Learn why, and what the service offers.

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    HP's Bromium buy speaks to Dell rivalry

    Analysts describe HP's Bromium acquisition as a safe, cheap, smart bet in its push to compete with Dell. It's also another sign of rapid consolidation in the endpoint security market.