Virtual desktop tools and technology
- 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 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 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 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 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
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.
- 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 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.
- 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 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.
- 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 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.
- 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 15, 2015
VMware and Citrix have acquired UEM tools that leave providers like RES Software with little choice but to take their software to the next level.
- January 20, 2015
The new Citrix X1 Mouse is big news for iOS users because Apple doesn't support Bluetooth mice. But Citrix's device communicates with Receiver, making remote Windows apps on iOS devices a reality.
- January 31, 2014
Dell released its Cloud Connect product for desktop access via the cloud this week, but it may have limited enterprise value due to some drawbacks.
- June 01, 2011
One Citrix executive says the company's client hypervisor is closer to the future of desktop delivery than what is offered by the company's flagship VDI products.
- May 18, 2011
Citrix XenDesktop 5 Service Pack 1 adds support for IntelliCache to cut storage costs for shops that run XenServer. It also includes a migration tool for XenDesktop 4 upgrades.
- May 17, 2011
VMware’s cloud application management tool Project Horizon is part of VMware's cloud strategy, as well as a response to the need for a way to secure enterprise cloud-based apps.
- May 17, 2011
Oracle VDI and Sun Ray Thin Clients have finally caught Gabe Knuth and Brian Madden’s attention, and it’s worth considering – even in Windows shops.
- May 04, 2011
Client hypervisors from companies including Citrix, Virtual Computer and VMware help secure desktops, but each vendor has its own set of requirements and restrictions.
- April 27, 2011
With its acquisition of SlideRocket and the imminent release of Project Horizon, VMware has the tools to banish Windows desktops to the dustbin of history.