- October 28, 2020
The Google-Parallels technology provides access to Windows software on Chromebooks. The new product could make Chrome OS laptops more attractive to enterprises.
- October 05, 2020
With the new Secure Access, VMware says remote workers will have a better and more secure way to use their Workspace One virtual desktops and applications.
- July 27, 2020
Unexpected consumption costs mar companies' adoption of the cloud. The reported Microsoft Cloud PC, with per-user pricing, could ease that issue.
- July 16, 2020
A new Citrix-Microsoft team-up is intended to ease the challenges of dealing with a hybrid workforce. The companies aim to improve moving to the cloud and working digitally.
- July 08, 2020
Citrix vulnerabilities in several of its networking products expose its customers to hackers looking to infiltrate computing systems.
Sponsored by Citrix - To meet a demand that arose overnight for supporting remote work on a massive scale, IT and security teams within organizations needed to act fast. At the beginning of the pandemic, they were stuck with the tools at hand. Typically, this included a VPN and basic anti-malware/antivirus software, which provided a level of protection that can only be described as “okay.” However, as attackers focused on the new vulnerabilities arising from remote work, organizations found they required much more protection. Since the attack surface increased, a cohesive approach to securing remote work became necessary. See More
Sponsored by Dell Technologies - Increased complexity is one of the biggest challenges facing IT teams in building and managing multicloud environments. Using different management tools for different platforms, whether private or public clouds, makes it harder—if not impossible—to effectively manage costs, security, governance, performance, compliance and availability. See More
Sponsored by Dell Technologies VMware - For many organizations, 2020 has proven to be either a confirmation of the importance of business resilience, or an eye-opener as to the potential risks. Organizations that have transformed IT with modern data protection solutions, resilient infrastructure and reduced IT complexity have been in a much stronger position to deal with the challenges posed in today’s environment, including the shift to remote work caused by COVID-19. See More
Sponsored by Microsoft - By taking a modern approach to endpoint management, IT teams have an opportunity to reduce complexity, lower costs, make their organizations more secure, enhance the user experience and support the shift to a more distributed workplace whereby teams can be productive anywhere. See More
- June 29, 2020
According to a survey conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group, IT pros pointed to security, productivity and IT efficiency as the virtualization benefits driving VDI and DaaS adoption.
- June 15, 2020
Having Citrix Workspace in place pre-pandemic made the shift to remote work easier for William Fry employees, but shoddy home networks posed a significant hurdle for the IT team.
- May 20, 2020
Mead & Hunt is using Workspot virtual desktops to enable remote work during the pandemic -- and it's paying off in ways the firm didn't expect.
- May 15, 2020
Industry observers say Parallels RAS' speed of deployment, ease of use and compatibility with varying devices helps businesses retain remote work flexibility.
- May 13, 2020
Telus International CTO Jim Radzicki credits Google Cloud for the firm's rapid deployment of remote work technology, like virtual desktops, in the face of the pandemic.
- May 08, 2020
More employees are using personal devices to access corporate data than ever before. Citrix App Protection hopes to mitigate the risk.
- April 29, 2020
NetApp looks to edge its way deeper into virtual desktop infrastructure territory with its acquisition of CloudJumper.
- April 09, 2020
Cameyo's NoVPN provides secure employee access to internally hosted apps without taxing corporate VPNs that are already strained by the remote work explosion.
- April 09, 2020
With an eye toward maintaining business continuity, HPE is making VDI product moves. Experts said the news comes at a critical time for companies.
- April 01, 2020
What does it mean to move a conference, like Citrix Synergy, online? Experts discuss how conferences are adapting to a COVID-19 world -- and what the future could bring.
- March 27, 2020
This city has turned to technology -- like Citrix virtual desktops -- to maintain services in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. CIO Chris McMasters discusses the lessons already learned.
- March 20, 2020
Southland Industries was in the process of transitioning to a virtual desktop service when COVID-19 emerged. In this Q&A, Israel Sumano discusses how the outbreak accelerated those plans.
- March 19, 2020
COVID-19 is pushing many firms to send employees home. In this Q&A, Preferred Mutual's Ben Moore discusses how VMware virtual desktops eased the transition.
- March 13, 2020
While Windows Virtual Desktop has seen strong interest since it launched last year, its complexity may discourage enterprise adoption. Nerdio hopes to change that.
- March 11, 2020
The new coronavirus has begun to affect how U.S. companies are thinking about remote work. In this Q&A, Citrix's James Singh talks about how the company faced this problem in China -- and made it work.
- March 05, 2020
Some organizations -- like a city in California and a university in Australia -- have turned to desktop as a service in the face of disruptions like the coronavirus.
- February 25, 2020
For more than a decade, Renasant Bank has partnered with Citrix to accommodate growth without a drastic IT staff increase.
- February 05, 2020
Workspot claims its new Cloud Desktop Fabric architecture will improve virtual desktop performance by connecting users to the cloud resources closest to them.
- January 31, 2020
The once-stable virtualization market is changing as some vendors begin to think more about workspaces. In this Q&A, IDC's Shannon Kalvar talks about what it all means.
- January 15, 2020
Citrix says its new performance analytics service for its Virtual Apps and Desktops platform will better identify the root cause of performance issues.
- January 06, 2020
A security firm said a Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway vulnerability could affect more than 80,000 companies. Immediate action was recommended, but the holidays might have complicated things.
- December 12, 2019
A new Citrix-AWS partnership could simplify application delivery. Analysts describe the news as sensible for the two companies.
- December 06, 2019
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.
- September 30, 2019
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.
- September 24, 2019
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.
- August 14, 2019
VMware's new desktop-as-a-service product will get some play at VMworld. How Managed Desktops differs from its Horizon 7 offering is still a mystery.
- August 08, 2019
Citrix Managed Desktops, which will be released Aug. 26, is meant to make managing desktops for IT easier by having Citrix control the management aspects of virtual desktops.
- July 31, 2019
Parallels added new capabilities to its Remote Application Server product, including better reporting and monitoring for management and easier access to daily applications.
- July 29, 2019
In this Q&A, VDC Research's Eric Klein explains why Chrome OS has jumped ahead of the market by providing a browser OS that addresses enterprise use cases.
- July 17, 2019
CloudJumper has partnered with ThinPrint, IGEL and Nvidia to support printing, cloud workspace deployment and more in Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop.
- July 17, 2019
As a potential release date for Windows Virtual Desktop looms, Microsoft is making sure its most popular applications are optimized to run within a virtualized environment.
- June 14, 2019
Manufacturing company Royal Technologies chose Cameyo to access its Windows-based legacy applications without the complexity of a virtual desktop infrastructure.
- June 05, 2019
Citrix Synergy 2019 runs May 21 through 23 in Atlanta. Read about the conference's latest news and product announcements, including the winners of the Best of Citrix Synergy Awards.
- May 30, 2019
Before organizations adopt Citrix Cloud management for their virtual desktops and apps, they must familiarize themselves with the platform's strengths, newest features and limits.
- May 23, 2019
Citrix has laid out a path to move to cloud-hosted desktops and applications, but many organizations have to focus on their needs today and maintain on-premises hosting.
- May 23, 2019
Citrix announces its new Managed Desktops service to unburden IT administrators by helping manage the back-end infrastructure during the provisioning process.
- May 22, 2019
Find out who won at the Best of Citrix Synergy 2019 Awards in categories such as Application, Access and Content Security, and Digital Workspace, as well as who took home the Best of Show award.
- April 30, 2019
VMware's integration into Dell devices and services as part of the newly unveiled Unified Workspace product could be a boon for IT admins.
- April 26, 2019
Citrix's quarterly earnings show an uptick in Workspace and subscription-based revenue. But not all the news was good, as CEO David Henshall also announced the CFO's resignation.
- April 22, 2019
This year's Citrix Synergy in Atlanta will host a variety of sessions for attendees. Before you attend in May, craft a session schedule that fits your needs.
- April 08, 2019
Citrix and Cisco released an integration that helps organizations transition to Citrix Cloud for a hybrid model that moves desktop management to the cloud. So, how does it work?
- April 04, 2019
Citrix responded to a report of substantial layoffs that a few positions were eliminated during a marketing restructuring and that no leadership or C-level positions were affected.
- March 27, 2019
Citrix continues to add new capabilities to its cloud products, but getting consumers to adopt as-a-service offerings remains a hurdle.
- March 21, 2019
The highly anticipated release of Windows Virtual Desktop will provide a cloud-based desktop and app virtualization service, integrated with Office 365 ProPlus and built on Azure.
- November 20, 2018
FSLogix can help Microsoft solve problems that have plagued the integration of Office 365 and virtual desktops, and it will immediately benefit the new Windows Virtual Desktop.
- October 11, 2018
Microsoft is finally throwing its hat into the desktop-as-a-service ring with Windows Virtual Desktop. The DaaS offering could shake up the competition significantly.
- September 24, 2018
Microsoft jumps onto the desktop-as-a-service bandwagon with its Azure-hosted Windows Virtual Desktop platform, but the service faces tough competition from market leader Amazon Workspaces.
- August 31, 2018
Recent updates to VMware Horizon include features that focus on troubleshooting UX issues and making it simpler for IT to manage the tool.
- July 26, 2018
Citrix still holds a large advantage in the desktop virtualization market, but several factors could allow VMware's market share to grow.
- May 11, 2018
If IT pros overprovision virtual desktops and servers, they waste money and resources. But there are other problems associated with poor resource allocation.
- May 11, 2018
In Citrix Synergy 2018 session, attendees learned about two ways to implement multifactor NetScaler authentication: Microsoft Azure Active Directory and Google ReCAPTCHA.
- May 10, 2018
Citrix's cloud-first approach drew mixed reactions from attendees at the annual Synergy conference, some of whom have concerns about cost and licensing.
- May 10, 2018
NComputing CTO Richard Sah discusses new opportunities for IT to take advantage of desktop virtualization, thanks to lower cost and the emergence of hyper-converged infrastructure.
- May 09, 2018
Find out who won at the Best of Citrix Synergy 2018 Awards in categories such as Application, Access and Content Security, and Digital Workspace, as well as who took home the Best of Show award.
- April 17, 2018
Citrix Synergy is May 8-10 in Anaheim, Calif. Stay up to date on all the news and analysis that comes out of the conference.
- April 12, 2018
A few factors come into play that may make a XenApp migration not as easy as it looks for some organizations. Planning and testing will help IT handle version 6.5 end of life.
- April 03, 2018
With standby virtual desktops from TetherView, IT can forgo full-fledged backup data centers for disaster recovery. The company CEO details use cases for the technology and more.
- March 27, 2018
Multi-user Windows 10 could replace RDSH, which isn't in the first Windows Server 2019 preview. The move has ramifications for app compatibility, XenApp and Windows licensing.
- February 23, 2018
IT can use published application monitoring to gain insights into app-related performance issues. ControlUp, which recently added it, is one vendor that delivers these metrics.
- January 30, 2018
Moving virtual desktops to the cloud is complicated. To take some of the monitoring load off, one company adopted Liquidware software, making for an award-winning initiative.
- January 30, 2018
Desktop virtualization is notoriously difficult. With a unique approach, the University of Arkansas put together an award-winning project using Dell EMC VDI hardware and software.
- January 25, 2018
Organizations with VDI and RDSH will likely take a performance hit after patching Meltdown and Spectre, according to test results from Lakeside Software.
- January 22, 2018
IT can take steps to quantify the virtual desktop user experience by recording data on factors such as latency and image quality, as well as conducting user surveys.
- January 11, 2018
Virtual desktop users are averse to downtime. A new capability from Citrix and Nvidia allows for live migration of vGPUs so VDI shops can keep graphics processing up and running.
- 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 30, 2017
At VMworld 2017, VMware aims to simplify app publishing by moving it to the cloud, and the Dell EMC VDI Complete bundle adds application virtualization.
- 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.
- July 17, 2017
Organizations don't want to go through the headache of involving multiple vendors in their VDI environment, so vendors aim to mitigate this and other negative aspects of VDI.
- July 11, 2017
Citrix has named its fourth CEO in less than two years, appointing its CFO to replace Kirill Tatarinov. The move has analysts and IT pros questioning the company's motivation.
- July 06, 2017
Ivanti acquires user environment management vendor RES Software for its automation and identity management tech. The deal follows Ivanti's 2016 deal for RES competitor AppSense.
- June 29, 2017
There are new trends fueling VDI software, including the addition of AI and machine learning to better help IT, but cost is still an issue when it comes to VDI adoption.
- 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.
- June 02, 2017
The Citrix vs. VMware rivalry is expanding into analytics. VMware's CTO of end-user computing says analytics will help IT better secure applications and data.
- June 02, 2017
The knock against Windows 10 S is it only supports Windows Store applications. Businesses that really want to adopt the OS can you use VDI to deliver other types of apps.
- May 26, 2017
As thin client vendor IGEL expands beyond hardware, CEO Jed Ayres sits down at Citrix Synergy 2017 to talk about the future of the desktop virtualization market.
- May 26, 2017
Citrix Cloud's management plane has broad appeal, but organizations still aren't sure about moving XenApp and XenDesktop out of their own data centers.
- May 25, 2017
The promise of simplicity and the backing of big-name vendors have drawn more eyes to application layering technology. But questions swirl around performance and compatibility.
- May 25, 2017
Find out who won at the Best of Citrix Synergy 2017 Awards in categories such as New Technology and Desktop and Application Delivery, as well as who took home the Best of Show award.
- May 25, 2017
Hernandez & Company used Citrix Cloud to improve security and access to information across its global organization. But other Citrix shops don't see the same cloud benefits.
- May 24, 2017
IT admins need visibility to make sure VDI runs smoothly. Virtual desktop monitoring tools take them out of the darkness and help them see where they're going.
- May 19, 2017
VMware bolstered its partnership with Microsoft this week by adding support for Azure to Horizon Cloud. Organizations that want to manage both cloud and on-premises desktops now have a plethora of options.
- May 17, 2017
IT experts can't wait to see what Citrix has in store for them at Synergy next week in Orlando, Fla. News about Citrix Cloud and the Microsoft relationship are top of mind.
- May 15, 2017
IT pros attending Citrix Synergy 2017 can learn the benefits of the cloud desktop model, and they should expect a much more cohesive Citrix message this year.
- May 05, 2017
Look back at all the updates to Citrix products such as XenApp, XenDesktop and XenMobile as well as news on emerging technologies at Synergy 2017, which took place from May 23-25 in Orlando, Fla.
- 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 31, 2017
Vendors have taken cracks at turning phones into mobile thin clients before, but display protocol improvements and advancements in hardware make it more of a possibility now.
- March 10, 2017
DaaS has a presence in the market, but adoption hasn't skyrocketed like some expected. Experts pondered the reasons in a roundtable discussion at IDC Directions.
- 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 20, 2017
City Harvest uses Cisco HyperFlex for its back-end infrastructure to power VDI so the nonprofit can feed 1.4 million people in New York.
- 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.
- February 03, 2017
IT pros at large businesses aren't willing to ditch their on-premises VDI for DaaS technology. A hybrid approach to desktop delivery could be the answer, however.
- 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.
- December 07, 2016
DaaS helps organizations avoid the complexity and high cost of VDI, but some organizations have cloud computing security concerns and fear outsourcing.