Terminal Services and Remote Desktop Services
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 19, 2014
Desktop as a service, GPU and application publishing dominated virtualization news in 2014. Take a look back and catch up on what happened with Microsoft, Citrix and VMware.
- November 12, 2013
Microsoft loses out big time if people move off Windows, so it would do well to join the DaaS market.
- October 15, 2013
It may not be bringing sexy back, but Windows Server 2012 R2 is bringing shadowing back to Remote Desktop Services. It's a feature admins sorely missed.
- February 26, 2013
Windows Server 2012 updates that cause sudden reboots have IT pros wondering what that means for VDI and RDS environments.
- November 13, 2012
If you really need Windows on a mobile device -- and that's a big 'if' -- remote desktop mobile apps can be cheaper and simpler than deploying VDI.
- August 15, 2012
VMware View shops that use Microsoft RDSH but don't need all the XenApp bells and whistles can bypass Citrix and use RDS via PCoIP instead.
- June 25, 2012
The next version of RemoteFX offers the improvements that Microsoft remote desktop customers requested, but don't get too excited: It won't work with Windows 7.
- June 15, 2012
Former Citrix CTO Simon Crosby hasn't provided much detail about what he's been up to at Bromium -- until now. In this Q&A, Crosby discusses how micro-virtualization could change the industry.
- April 10, 2012
OnLive Desktop is finally in compliance with Microsoft hosted desktop licensing. The move puts DaaS providers on a level playing field, but some want more from Microsoft.
- October 04, 2011
VDI isn't the dominant way to deliver Windows 7 desktops -- not by a long shot. These IT pros mix it up with traditional PCs, VDI, app virtualization and other remote desktop technologies.
- May 21, 2010
Microsoft's Windows Server Update Services patch management tool now supports updates for all Microsoft application virtualization products -- including App-V.
- March 10, 2010
Old Microsoft: "We hate virtual desktops." New Microsoft: "We've changed." Next week, the company will show Windows managers that it has more in store for virtual desktops.
- February 24, 2010
Microsoft added features to App-V 4.6 and MED-V SP1 RC for migrating desktop apps to Windows 7, but Windows shops will want to test the application virtualization tools first.
- February 11, 2010
Better technology has sparked vigorous virtual desktop proof-of-concept activity. But will trial spur adoption? Gartner predicts end-user uptake to reach 5 million this year.
- October 01, 2009
Citrix partners and analysts say the company may combine XenApp and XenDesktop, lower costs and simplify licensing to drive desktop virtualization adoption.
- August 28, 2009
Wyse Technology's new iPhone app PocketCloud enables IT administrators to access virtual desktops remotely through an Apple iPhone; and more.
- June 17, 2009
VDI and WAN connections don't always mix. Fortunately, there are several proven ways to fix this issue.
- April 05, 2005
With little fanfare, Microsoft has added a new feature in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 that makes life easier for IT administrators dealing with printing issues using Windows Terminal Services. SearchWin2000.com recently conducted an e-mail ...