- December 13, 2011
Many IT pros find that legacy storage isn't right for virtual desktops. Here, three companies explain the alternatives they chose to improve performance and lower storage costs.
- November 29, 2011
Virtual desktop adoption remains slow and low and some IT managers in Windows shops say they aren't interested in the technology at all. Web-based applications are partly to blame.
- October 26, 2011
To broaden VDI adoption, Citrix must reduce the cost of VDI. With its App-DNA acquisition and other advances, it's closer to achieving this goal.
- October 24, 2011
Citrix XenDesktop costs too much for the average SMB, but the company's newly branded and refreshed Kaviza's VDI-in-a-Box offers these shops a good option.
- October 19, 2011
IT pros that deliver VMware View virtual desktops can expand their VDI environment to power users once View supports NVIDIA 3D graphics.
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- October 05, 2011
HP offers no assurances that it will keep its PC division or continue to provide service to customers. Despite this uncertainty, the company launched its new zero client.
- October 04, 2011
VDI isn't the dominant way to deliver Windows 7 desktops -- not by a long shot. These IT pros mix it up with traditional PCs, VDI, app virtualization and other remote desktop technologies.
- September 22, 2011
Windows 8 is an evolution of Windows 7 with a touch-enabled UI and "Metro" style applications. Could delivering this richer OS be a problem for IT pros using server-hosted VDI?
- September 14, 2011
VMware View 5 is available this week with profile management, more client device support and better PCoIP WAN performance.
- September 08, 2011
IT pros want to virtualize Internet Explorer, but Microsoft licensing rules forbid the practice. Now, Microsoft has devised a legal way to run old versions of IE with Windows 8.
- August 30, 2011
IT shops can get more value from VMware View 5 using tools that come from third-party vendors. Check out some of the new options.
- August 30, 2011
With VMware View 5, virtual desktop customers get PCoIP improvements and persona management, among other things. But it can't really help with XP to Windows 7 migrations.
- August 25, 2011
Citrix customers get user app personalization in XenDesktop 5.5. VMware View shops won't get this feature in View 5, but they can buy software from Liquidware Labs to do the job.
- August 24, 2011
Citrix fortifies XenDesktop 5.5 with RingCube's app delivery feature, along with XenApp 6.5 in virtual desktop race against VMware.
- August 17, 2011
Makers of client virtualization products love that Intel supports their model over server-based VDI, but the chipmaker really doesn't care.