- November 06, 2014
Microsoft finally ceded to the demand for a per-user Windows license, but without pricing, the true cost for convenience is unclear.
- October 24, 2014
When older PCs were causing management and compliance headaches, Tickets.com turned to NComputing thin clients for an easier experience.
- October 14, 2014
VMware will combine existing technologies for Horizon FLEX to deliver offline desktops. But how widespread its use will be remains to be seen.
- September 18, 2014
Months after releasing Azure RemoteApp Service, Microsoft remains quiet on licensing and pricing details. What does this mean for enterprise IT?
- September 12, 2014
Horizon DaaS customers will soon be able to deliver apps as a service. But IT still must ensure users can be productive on those apps no matter where they try to access them.
Sponsored by NetApp - Hyper-converged infrastructure is advancing rapidly, both in the underlying technology and in the critical capabilities it must deliver in the cloud era. The catalyst for this change has been the exponential growth of public cloud services—and the consequent need for IT to seamlessly integrate multiple public clouds with on-premises infrastructure. See More
Sponsored by IBM - IT decision-makers are under pressure to accelerate the performance of their databases in today’s era of exponential data growth, the internet of things and big data analytics. Mission-critical databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server must deliver more data more quickly to more locations to support modern business initiatives and digital transformation. See More
Sponsored by Pure Storage - Today’s reality is that businesses must evolve to an IT-as-a-service delivery model. The rapid ascendance of public cloud has shown that organizations are looking for an IT platform that can deliver simplicity, agility, self-service and elastic scalability. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - One of the most important megatrends impacting IT organizations is the move to fewer, more comprehensive technology platforms for delivering critical components of IT infrastructure. This makes perfect sense, as it frees IT from having to work across multiple vendors and their unique technology silos simply to deploy a key platform or service―saving innumerable hours and resources. Some vendors have finally recognized this demand and are now working more closely together to enable greatly improved efficiency for the IT teams deploying, managing and enhancing these platforms. See More
- August 29, 2014
As VMware looks to compete with Citrix for EUC dominance, it's added a partnership with Google and Nvidia for Chromebooks graphics performance, and teamed up with Cortado for Horizon 6 printing.
- August 22, 2014
With VMware's CloudVolumes acquisition, admins can provide personalized virtual desktops without managing separate images for each user. Applications will work more like they do on mobile devices, too.
- August 20, 2014
After alienating some customers by removing several XenApp and XenDesktop features last year, Citrix will start to bring some back in version 7.6. The improvements were in the works before VMware stepped up its competition, the company said.
- August 08, 2014
In his first interview as Citrix’s new CTO of desktop and apps, Gunnar Berger discusses the company’s roadmap and the importance of Citrix Workspace Services and mobility. Will these initiatives keep customers from moving to VMware?
- July 24, 2014
If you go by big analyst firm predictions and vendor hype, you'd think every IT shop has virtualized desktops, implemented BYOD and uses MDM software. But that's far from reality.
- July 23, 2014
VMware Horizon 6 includes remote app publishing similar to XenApp, and the company launched an incentive program to seduce Citrix shops over to its side. The grass may not be greener in Palo Alto, however.
- July 23, 2014
Citrix's new desktop CTO has brought the focus back to the company's tried and true XenApp platform, and has concerns about loose data security practices in the cloud and within organizations, where Snowden-like breaches can occur.
- July 23, 2014
Are the VDI capabilities in Google Chromebooks enough to combat low power and limited VPN options? IT admins weigh in on this low-cost alternative for enterprise deployment.
- July 16, 2014
Azure RemoteApp gives IT pros a way to deliver Microsoft apps from the public cloud without Windows, but before you sing hallelujah, there are a number of downsides to consider.
- July 16, 2014
The upcoming Azure RemoteApp cloud service from Microsoft bypasses DaaS and delivers apps to mobile devices without Windows. In part one of this two part story, we look at why Microsoft sidestepped Windows.