Virtual desktop management
- March 19, 2010
IT shops with Software Assurance will find virtual desktop licensing more affordable, thanks to changes in Microsoft licensing.
- March 18, 2010
Microsoft and Citrix are offering free Microsoft VDI and XenDesktop licenses to IT shops that are willing to drop VMware View, but will the promotion work?
- March 18, 2010
By padding its feature set, revamping its licensing and designing promo deals with Citrix Systems, Microsoft shows it's serious about virtual desktops.
- March 17, 2010
Although initially reluctant, Microsoft has started to embrace virtual desktops. But it still has several challenges to overcome.
- 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.
- March 04, 2010
Desktop virtualization products such as Citrix's XenDesktop require a solid plan, close cooperation among teams and reasonable expectations. Anything less could spell trouble.
- March 03, 2010
Traditional administrators may feel desktop virtualization is not worth exploring. But these easily integrated desktop virtualization technologies can help you change their minds.
- 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 17, 2010
VMware's View 4.5 won't be out until later this year. But sources said the VDI software has better management and tighter integration with ThinApp.
- January 27, 2010
Microsoft's Software Assurance licensing program makes desktop virtualization too expensive for many IT shops. But the company said it will make changes in the per-device model.
- January 20, 2010
Microsoft requires Virtual Enterprise Centralized Desktop in addition to its base OS license. If you want to virtualize Windows desktops, be aware of VECD's uses and gotchas.
- January 13, 2010
Brian Madden predicts 2010 will be a calm year for desktop virtualization since technical challenges have been overcome, and all we need to do is implement it. But is he right?
- December 15, 2009
One IT director shares his experience installing VMware View 4 and offers some cost and time-saving tips.
- December 14, 2009
After a tough year, IT pundits are making predictions about spending in 2010.
- December 09, 2009
These five mistakes are guaranteed to anger your users and wreak havoc in your virtual desktop environment.