- December 15, 2016
IGEL has a new mobile thin client that gives IT control over users' Citrix, VMware or Microsoft virtual desktops and lets them make better use of existing hardware.
- December 07, 2016
DaaS helps organizations avoid the complexity and high cost of VDI, but some organizations have cloud computing security concerns and fear outsourcing.
- November 30, 2016
Users can access their cloud desktops and applications from any PC through a browser with the new Web Access feature in Amazon WorkSpaces, the company's DaaS platform.
- November 07, 2016
VDI shops looking for better virtual desktop performance and graphics rendering want to test out Blast Extreme in Horizon 7 after encountering issues with PCoIP.
- November 04, 2016
Until recently, IT shops experienced high bandwidth consumption and poor performance when it came to UC tools on VDI. That's changed with enhanced Skype for Business support from Citrix and VMware.
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- October 24, 2016
The rise of data breaches puts security as a top priority in businesses, and VDI is a layer that can help IT minimize the number of vulnerable endpoints.
- September 22, 2016
User environment management is a key part of controlling users' virtual desktop profiles and settings. To catch up with the likes of VMware and LANDesk, Citrix made its own UEM acquisition this month.
- August 30, 2016
At VMworld 2016, Dell, HP Inc. and IGEL Technology increase support for cloud desktops running on their thin clients. Vendors must keep up as cloud adoption rises.
- August 25, 2016
IT experts share their wish lists for VMworld 2016. For SMBs, it's high time VMware brings cheaper VDI to the table.
- August 17, 2016
Businesses are moving away from full virtual desktops to delivering individual apps from the cloud. The latest indication of this trend is the new XenApp express service from Citrix and Microsoft.
- August 04, 2016
Virtual desktop infrastructure is more expensive than desktop PCs, but the benefits of VDI make it worth the price tag, says Teradici CTO Randy Groves.
- July 28, 2016
Citrix GoTo will merge with remote desktop vendor LogMeIn, so Citrix can devote more resources to its core application delivery, networking and mobility products.
- July 12, 2016
Applications and data used to all live on Windows desktops, but today's users access many of their resources elsewhere. Workspaces might be the best way for IT to regain central management.
- July 11, 2016
Microsoft's launch of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on Aug. 2 includes new enterprise tools and features, but Windows 10 Pro customers may be disappointed.
- June 24, 2016
IT pros have run into several issues regarding App Volumes 3.0, saying it was rushed to market. And VMware's approach to different versions has only increased confusion.
- May 27, 2016
Hyper-converged infrastructure can help VDI admins scale their deployments more easily, but many of today's offerings are too expensive.
- May 27, 2016
GPU virtualization is known for helping support graphics-heavy applications, but knowledge workers using Office apps and browsers can benefit, too.
- May 27, 2016
IT pros at Citrix Synergy 2016 talk about the challenges they've run into with desktop and application virtualization. At the top of the list: calculating whether VDI will provide a big enough return on investment.
- May 26, 2016
The Best of Citrix Synergy 2016 Awards recognize the best products on display at Citrix's annual user conference.
- May 26, 2016
Citrix is shouting its message from the rooftops that the company will focus on supporting cloud technology, Microsoft integrations and its core end-user computing products going forward.
- May 25, 2016
Microsoft is finally letting up on its desktop as a service rules. Plus, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp 7.9 come with new features around desktop image management, Microsoft integrations and more.
- May 25, 2016
Workspace delivery and management suites have started cropping up, but IT customers don't see the benefits of locking into one vendor for their entire desktop and app delivery just yet.
- May 05, 2016
Parallels Remote Application Server 15 automates several tasks that frustrate IT, and it includes many of the same features as Citrix and VMware's app publishing products.
- May 05, 2016
Citrix's app virtualization platform sees an increase in customers in the first quarter of this year, thanks to companies adopting Windows 10 and ditching full virtual desktops.
- May 03, 2016
News and analysis from Citrix Synergy 2016, May 24-26 in Las Vegas.
- April 28, 2016
The value thin clients bring to businesses has dropped off, as new, inexpensive PCs dampen the appeal of thin client devices and offer better computing power.
- April 20, 2016
Get ready for a new CEO on stage at Citrix Synergy 2016, with former Microsoft executive Kirill Tatarinov filling the big shoes of Mark Templeton. Synergy also includes sessions on all the newest features in XenDesktop, HDX and more.
- April 18, 2016
Dell is ending development of its vWorkspace product. The move may be a result of preparation for the Dell-EMC deal that brings competitor VMware under its hood.
- March 16, 2016
LANDesk will bundle AppSense's software with its existing desktop and mobile device management offerings, giving customers more options for end-user environments.
- March 07, 2016
Get all the information you need about the Best of Citrix Synergy 2016 Awards, which will be announced May 26.
- February 10, 2016
VMware announced its Workspace One suite and Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode -- which has a distinct pricing advantage over Citrix's similar Workspace Cloud product -- along with the updated Horizon 7.
- January 21, 2016
The hiring of Kirill Tatarinov as Citrix CEO means the company intends to improve its core end-user computing offerings instead of selling itself off, according to observers.
- January 19, 2016
The Microsoft Remote Desktop app could make mobile users more productive by allowing Windows 10 Mobile and smartphones that support Continuum to function as PCs.
- December 23, 2015
It was a big year for VDI news. Citrix lost its CEO. Dell will own EMC and VMware. One thing didn't change though: Citrix and VMware are still battling for supremacy in the desktop virtualization market.
- December 16, 2015
Hyper-converged systems are a big investment, but they also provide the flexibility to add or subtract resources to fit the demands of a VDI project -- from beginning to full implementation.
- November 19, 2015
Citrix mapped out a plan for realignment that includes the end of certain product lines, spinning off the GoTo portfolio into a separate business and more layoffs.
- October 22, 2015
Mark Templeton's tenure as Citrix CEO has abruptly come to an end, leaving Citrix users to wonder what's in store for the company's future.
- October 13, 2015
Analysts and IT experts weigh in on how Dell buying VMware’s owner, EMC, will affect the company’s end-user computing business, and where this deal leaves Citrix.
- October 07, 2015
The next Citrix CEO is anyone's guess, but Citrix users and industry watchers alike repeatedly mention these three IT industry executives.
- September 24, 2015
Citrix's future may include a merger with Dell or some other company, or it may get sold off bit by bit – a concerning prospect for Citrix users.
- September 02, 2015
Several IT pros from federal government agencies face the same dilemma as all IT: How to provide security and the freedom and flexibility to support a mobile workforce.
- September 02, 2015
VMware's EUC GM Sanjay Poonen believes matching Citrix feature-for-feature isn't as important as having a long-term vision for IT organizations.
- September 02, 2015
Teradici's PCoIP has been critical to VMware VDI, but that partnership has been in question. Teradici's CEO discusses that, protocol updates and more.
- August 31, 2015
Citrix rolled out its new Migration Service this week to make it easier for VMware Horizon customers to make the jump.
- August 26, 2015
Citrix and VMware's game of leapfrog continues, this time with "workspace" platforms that put end-user computing management in the cloud.
- July 30, 2015
Citrix Workspace Services is on the rise, but more must be done to boost company revenues, including the sale of some well-liked technologies.
- July 27, 2015
BriForum 2015 included its usual focus on VDI, but the virtualization community is searching for ways to deal with mobility, too. Several vendors showcased advancements in app refactoring and virtual mobile infrastructure.
- July 20, 2015
Free Windows 10 upgrades may prompt users to move before IT is ready. VDI and other strategies can prevent app compatibility issues and helpdesk calls.
- July 10, 2015
Citrix's business model is shifting, as the company moves into new technology areas. And some IT pros worry about what that means for certain products.
- June 16, 2015
Employees have mobile devices now, so they're not as tetchy about locked-down desktops at work. IT can finally reap the rewards of tightly-controlled desktops.
- June 15, 2015
VMware and Citrix have acquired UEM tools that leave providers like RES Software with little choice but to take their software to the next level.
- June 10, 2015
Panzura's DaaS-cloud storage combo one-ups VDI for one firm that needs to make geographically separate employees seem like they work in the same zip code.
- May 19, 2015
Session presenters, attendees and the CEO of Citrix had a lot to say at Synergy 2015.Take a look at some memorable quotes from the user conference.
- May 14, 2015
A Midwestern college recently added NVIDIA technology to its Citrix environment to enable use of a graphically complex app.
- May 14, 2015
The Best of Citrix Synergy 2015 Awards recognize the best products on display at Citrix's annual user conference.
- May 13, 2015
A XenApp 6.5 migration tool is finally available to help IT shops move to XenApp 7.X, but IT shops are in no rush to get there.
- May 13, 2015
Centralizing applications and their data has management benefits, and IT shops have been doing it for a long time. But Citrix’s WorkspacePod de-centralizes data, distributes it across data centers and makes it feel local.
- May 12, 2015
Citrix gave IT pros access to its Workspace Cloud platform with a test drive version that simplifies how to deploy desktops and apps from the cloud.
- May 11, 2015
EUC heavyweights Citrix and VMware are getting in the act of offering converged infrastructure products to aid organizations doing VDI.
- May 11, 2015
Is it better to use VMware's built-in Horizon UEM or Citrix plus third-party UEM tools? One company hopes to make it a simple decision.
- May 07, 2015
Citrix is about to put its Workspace Cloud into the hands of IT pros who can use the company's awaited platform to design, deliver and deploy mobile workspaces.
- May 04, 2015
After almost leaving the company last year, Citrix CEO Mark Templeton was able to recommit himself. Now, Citrix Workspace Services and software-defined everything are top of mind.
- May 01, 2015
With help from AppSense, Auto Trader UK got on the road to desktop efficiency with tools to make VDI faster and more user-friendly.
- April 30, 2015
Can't make it to Citrix Synergy 2015? Never fear -- we've got you covered from the pre-show to the expo floor.
- April 24, 2015
Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp customers who use vSphere can now use VMware for workspace management, too.
- April 10, 2015
Amazon has made the app purchase, delivery and management process easier for DaaS customers but is still catching up in the market.
- April 09, 2015
Citrix will bring the Internet of Things to many of its enterprise products, the company’s chief executive says.
- March 27, 2015
New desktop analytics tools from AppSense and Ericom could help IT admins deal with desktop management at small and large scales.
- March 23, 2015
One college group in need of a desktop infrastructure refresh found sending workspaces to the cloud instead of implementing VDI was its best bet.
- March 13, 2015
A year after its release, VMware shores up Horizon 6 with RDSH capabilities, GPU virtualization and Linux support to chip away at Citrix's EUC supremacy.
- March 12, 2015
Unidesk 3.0 includes support for Microsoft VDI, giving some VMware Horizon users reason to consider a move to Hyper-V.
- February 27, 2015
Parallels acquired 2X Software to add app publishing, but faces a difficult battle with entrenched virtual desktop vendors Citrix and VMware.
- February 09, 2015
When a New England law firm needed to enhance its VMware VDI environment, it turned to Unidesk to manage more than 100 application layers for approximately 200 employees.
- February 03, 2015
VMware's Harry Labana discusses plans to tie Immidio to App Volumes and vRealize for workspace management across physical, virtual and cloud desktops.
- January 29, 2015
In addition to letting 900 employees go, some Citrix products will be eliminated as part of a re-organization, with VDI-in-a-Box the first to go.
- January 29, 2015
VMware is in talks to acquire Immidio to fill the gaps within its user management and App Volumes tech and draw interest from XenApp customers.
- January 20, 2015
The new Citrix X1 Mouse is big news for iOS users because Apple doesn't support Bluetooth mice. But Citrix's device communicates with Receiver, making remote Windows apps on iOS devices a reality.
- January 16, 2015
Citrix's new purchase will help power its WorkspacePod converged infrastructure offering, aimed at improving VDI for customers.
- January 13, 2015
Many DaaS providers have name recognition on their side -- VMware, Amazon and Microsoft, for example. That clout has helped the DaaS market expand in 2014, and it will increase DaaS adoption 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.
- 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.
- May 23, 2014
Virtual desktops and 3-D graphics can mix if you use the right approach. Here's how Citrix, Microsoft and VMware VDI's GPU support compares.
- May 09, 2014
Microsoft Project Mohoro details have emerged and sources say it is an Azure Remote App Service using Windows Server, not Windows client-based DaaS.
- May 07, 2014
VMware might have to rely on another vendor to improve View's Unity Touch feature, which gives virtualized Windows a more mobile-friendly interface.
- April 16, 2014
Desktop as a Service providers say their offerings are a cheap and easy way to implement virtual desktops, but if you put DaaS vs. VDI head to head, who really comes out on top?
- April 09, 2014
Citrix XenApp is no longer the only app publishing game in town; VMware Horizon 6 delivers virtual desktops, applications and offers central IT management.
- 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.
- 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 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 02, 2013
Hyper-converged infrastructure offerings give a boost to VDI through their simplicity and ability to scale easily.
- September 17, 2013
Windows licensing for virtual desktops is a tax that increases VDI costs, particularly for BYOD. Calls for Microsoft to #FixVDA haven't been met.
- August 27, 2013
DaaS hasn’t caught on in enterprises yet. Could new options from VMware and other large vendors kick start the cloud hosted virtual desktop movement?
- August 15, 2013
With Liquidware's FlexDisk, apps can now be connected directly to users at login, creating personalized virtual desktops in nonpersistent View shops.
- July 31, 2013
VMware Horizon Workspace 1.5 hit GA with new features for IT shops that need to integrate data, device, application and identity management.
- July 30, 2013
Thanks to a handful of vendors or architectural choices, virtual desktops infrastructure can be an affordable option for organizations.
- May 22, 2013
Citrix has officially ceased development and support for its Application Streaming feature, and has directed IT pros to use Microsoft App-V instead.