Virtual desktop management
- December 02, 2009
As IT pros prepare for 2010, some basic virtual desktop skills are often overlooked. Get up to speed on three areas of knowledge for virtualizing Windows desktops.
- November 18, 2009
Delivering IT services on demand will be the biggest, toughest and most painful transition of all, says Citrix's Mark Templeton.
- November 04, 2009
You should consider Symantec and Quest Software's products for virtual desktop infrastructures along with those from Citrix, VMware and Microsoft.
- October 27, 2009
Experts ponder whether the hardware requirements of migrating from XP to Windows 7 will kick-start virtual desktop delivery.
- October 21, 2009
Citrix keeps per named user mode pricing but adds a VDI Edition of XenDesktop, partly in reaction to numerous complaints about its announced licensing plans.
- October 14, 2009
XenDesktop 4.0, which bundles desktop and server licensing, has a new pricing model that moves from concurrent to named licenses. But customers may not be happy with the cost.
- October 07, 2009
Citrix's updated desktop virtualization product, XenDesktop 4, features upgrades to HDX -- but what exactly is HDX?
- October 06, 2009
Citrix hopes to woo IT shops to virtual desktops by bundling XenApp with XenDesktop 4 and delivering desktops to more devices.
- 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.
- September 30, 2009
Desktop administrators used to be able to ignore user-installed apps, but the virtualization requires more formal strategies to properly secure networks.
- September 23, 2009
A recent virtualization survey shows desktop virtualization interest and deployments growing slowly, reined in by acquisition costs.
- September 23, 2009
Contrary to some beliefs, operating a desktop client device is desktop virtualization, and running copies of Windows locally on client devices has several big advantages.
- September 16, 2009
The complexity of virtual desktop infrastructures poses problems for printing. Now products from VMware, Citrix and Microsoft, as well as smaller vendors, can make printing easier.
- September 15, 2009
Licensing for desktop virtualization is still a problem for IT shops, especially when Microsoft products are involved.
- September 09, 2009
Virtual desktops promise to ease management woes but IT managers say they are still vexed by licensing issues, infrastructure needs and sundry hardware and software costs.