- December 23, 2014
Amazon WorkSpaces, VMware Horizon DaaS and Microsoft Azure RemoteApp Services all validated the gravity of cloud-hosted desktops and applications in 2014.
- December 23, 2014
In 2014, Citrix brought back XenApp and revealed Citrix Workspace Services, but VMware is hot on the company's heels, which will keep things interesting in 2015.
- December 19, 2014
Desktop as a service, GPU and application publishing dominated virtualization news in 2014. Take a look back and catch up on what happened with Microsoft, Citrix and VMware.
- December 18, 2014
Early quotes for Windows' new per-user Software Assurance licensing could save significant money for IT shops doing VDI.
- December 05, 2014
Microsoft's Azure RemoteApp two-tier plan offers IT choices based on worker usage models, but beware of overage charges that could increase the monthly price.
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- November 26, 2014
IBM customers will have a new way to deliver desktops and make sense of mobile analytics, but questions about its appeal remain.
- 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.
- 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?