- 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.
- January 27, 2014
Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.5 allow admins to deliver specific Windows apps to mobile devices, plus provide a cloud delivery option.
- January 09, 2014
Software from Atlantis Computing and others use RAM to boost VDI performance. Now IT shops have one more option, and it undercuts the others on cost.
- January 08, 2014
Citrix got in on the Mac game with a new client virtualization offering that delivers Windows virtual desktops to Macs – even if they’re offline.
- January 06, 2014
VMware has replaced CTO Scott Davis with a promising engineer who may help the company succeed in the end-user computing space.
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- January 02, 2014
One DaaS supporter sounds off on unfair Microsoft Windows licensing rules for cloud service providers and the cloud desktop industry in 2014.
- December 20, 2013
Desktop as a Service and storage stood out on the list of top trends in VDI for 2013.
- December 18, 2013
Catch up on the top 10 VDI news stories of the year and learn how the virtual desktop and DaaS markets changed in 2013.
- December 16, 2013
Not all VDI environments need GPU virtualization technology. In fact, sometimes protocol offload will do the trick.
- December 03, 2013
DaaS is no longer the red-headed stepchild of VDI; with VMware and Amazon offering cloud desktops and fostering acceptance, DaaS could gain steam in 2014.
- December 02, 2013
Hyper-converged infrastructure offerings give a boost to VDI through their simplicity and ability to scale easily.
- November 12, 2013
Microsoft loses out big time if people move off Windows, so it would do well to join the DaaS market.
- November 08, 2013
Mac and iOS devices are becoming prevalent in the enterprise. IT must deliver Windows desktop apps to them, but VDI may not be the answer.
- October 22, 2013
After a short break, VMware has gotten the buzz going again around its desktop delivery products.
- October 15, 2013
It may not be bringing sexy back, but Windows Server 2012 R2 is bringing shadowing back to Remote Desktop Services. It's a feature admins sorely missed.