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  • November 06, 2014 06 Nov'14

    Microsoft offers per-user Windows license, stays mum on cost

    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 24 Oct'14

    Ticketing company finds VDI thin client hardware a game changer

    When older PCs were causing management and compliance headaches, Tickets.com turned to NComputing thin clients for an easier experience.

  • October 14, 2014 14 Oct'14

    Virtual desktops go local with VMware Horizon FLEX

    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 18 Sep'14

    Microsoft still mum on Azure RemoteApp licensing

    Months after releasing Azure RemoteApp Service, Microsoft remains quiet on licensing and pricing details. What does this mean for enterprise IT?

  • September 12, 2014 12 Sep'14

    VMware Horizon DaaS to deliver apps as a service

    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.

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  • August 29, 2014 29 Aug'14

    VMware aims to improve VDI graphics on Chromebooks

    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 22 Aug'14

    VMware buys CloudVolumes, application layers on the horizon

    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 20 Aug'14

    Anonymous logon returns in XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6

    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 08 Aug'14

    New CTO pins desktop future on Citrix Workspace Services

    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 24 Jul'14

    Wrong predictions, hype around VDI, MDM slams IT budgets

    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 23 Jul'14

    VMware casts Horizon 6 bait to XenApp shops

    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 23 Jul'14

    Citrix CTO imparts data security tips, DaaS concerns

    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 23 Jul'14

    Chromebooks, VDI go hand-in-hand for IT admins

    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 16 Jul'14

    Azure RemoteApp's simplicity a blessing and a curse

    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 16 Jul'14

    Microsoft disses DaaS with Azure RemoteApp

    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.

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