VMware virtual desktop software
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- June 14, 2019
Manufacturing company Royal Technologies chose Cameyo to access its Windows-based legacy applications without the complexity of a virtual desktop infrastructure.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- August 30, 2016
At VMworld 2016, Dell, HP Inc. and IGEL Technology increase support for cloud desktops running on their thin clients. Vendors must keep up as cloud adoption rises.
- August 25, 2016
IT experts share their wish lists for VMworld 2016. For SMBs, it's high time VMware brings cheaper VDI to the table.
- June 24, 2016
IT pros have run into several issues regarding App Volumes 3.0, saying it was rushed to market. And VMware's approach to different versions has only increased confusion.
- December 23, 2015
It was a big year for VDI news. Citrix lost its CEO. Dell will own EMC and VMware. One thing didn't change though: Citrix and VMware are still battling for supremacy in the desktop virtualization market.
- October 13, 2015
Analysts and IT experts weigh in on how Dell buying VMware’s owner, EMC, will affect the company’s end-user computing business, and where this deal leaves Citrix.
- September 02, 2015
VMware's EUC GM Sanjay Poonen believes matching Citrix feature-for-feature isn't as important as having a long-term vision for IT organizations.
- July 20, 2015
Free Windows 10 upgrades may prompt users to move before IT is ready. VDI and other strategies can prevent app compatibility issues and helpdesk calls.
- March 13, 2015
A year after its release, VMware shores up Horizon 6 with RDSH capabilities, GPU virtualization and Linux support to chip away at Citrix's EUC supremacy.
- February 03, 2015
VMware's Harry Labana discusses plans to tie Immidio to App Volumes and vRealize for workspace management across physical, virtual and cloud desktops.
- January 29, 2015
VMware is in talks to acquire Immidio to fill the gaps within its user management and App Volumes tech and draw interest from XenApp customers.
- 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.
- April 09, 2014
Citrix XenApp is no longer the only app publishing game in town; VMware Horizon 6 delivers virtual desktops, applications and offers central IT management.
- 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.
- May 23, 2012
VMware's acquisition of Wanova gives View shops software to centrally manage virtual and physical desktops and a way to support departmental and user installed apps with VDI.
- February 21, 2012
If your enterprise has a VMware-centric VDI initiative, why not pair it with Mitel's virtual softphone application and kill two birds with one stone?
- January 03, 2012
ATMs hold data and software that can be compromised by sophisticated criminals. Diebold will blunt threats by transforming ATMs into VDI-based zero clients.
- September 14, 2011
VMware View 5 is available this week with profile management, more client device support and better PCoIP WAN performance.
- June 15, 2011
VMware will deliver some long-awaited features in View 5, but customers of the VDI product won't get everything they ask for.