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  • December 23, 2014 23 Dec'14

    VDI problems solved, 'anti-VDI' emerges in 2014

    Most -- if not all -- VDI problems have been solved at the close of 2014. Now anti-VDI is on the horizon. In the year to come, HP's Moonshot could gain traction with its back-to-basics approach.

  • December 23, 2014 23 Dec'14

    Cloud-hosted desktops rule 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 23 Dec'14

    Virtualization vendors in 2014: Citrix XenApp returns, CWS is born

    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 19 Dec'14

    Top 10 DaaS, VDI news stories of 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 18 Dec'14

    New per-user Windows license pricing cuts VDI costs

    Early quotes for Windows' new per-user Software Assurance licensing could save significant money for IT shops doing VDI.

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  • December 05, 2014 05 Dec'14

    Azure RemoteApp pricing revealed, with limits

    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.

  • November 26, 2014 26 Nov'14

    IBM mobile taps Citrix DaaS for desktop access

    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 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.

  • 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.

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