- January 10, 2011
Microsoft doesn’t support IE6 virtualization, but some IT shops violate their EULAs to run virtual Internet Explorer because the benefits outweigh the risk.
- December 22, 2010
A Citrix instructor from the MetaFrame days takes a tour of XenApp 6 and finds impressive new features, including integration with Active Directory.
- December 15, 2010
If a Hyper-V client and MinWin, a stripped-down OS, appear in Windows 8, they could resolve Microsoft's argument against licensing virtualized Internet Explorer.
- December 15, 2010
Despite slow corporate adoption of desktop virtualization this year, Citrix is looking to updated products such as XenClient and XenDesktop for a better 2011.
- December 08, 2010
Citrix XenDesktop 5.0 has big improvements, but upgrading from the previous version will be a bear, if not impossible.
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- December 06, 2010
Microsoft prohibits virtualizing Internet Explorer, but is the company reading its own application virtualization rules correctly?
- December 01, 2010
In early 2010, Microsoft’s position on virtual desktop technology was one of benign neglect. In 2011, it has a much different story to tell.
- November 22, 2010
Cloud-based virtual desktops from Kaviza, Desktone and others have some benefits, but not everyone is convinced that this approach trumps on-premise models.
- November 18, 2010
Microsoft won't support virtualizing IE even with its own App-V tool and recently irked developers by stopping one application virtualization company from offering IE on the Web.
- November 16, 2010
IT shops are accustomed to Cisco in the enterprise. Now the networking company wants to wiggle into virtual desktop infrastructures and thin-client devices.
- November 16, 2010
Want to virtualize applications like IE6 without a hypervisor or virtual machine? InstallFree Bridge may help you create a virtualized execution environment based on Windows XP.
- November 12, 2010
Citrix is so enthusiastic in its support for Microsoft App-V that some customers wonder if it might pull the plug on its own application streaming. And whither VMware ThinApp?
- November 10, 2010
While Windows 7 is available in 32-bit and 64-bit editions, x64 editions of the operating system don't support 16-bit applications. There are options for virtualized environments.
- November 03, 2010
If you think you're starting desktop virtualization from scratch, you're wrong. These tools can help you determine how to best move an existing environment to VDI.
- October 27, 2010
Don't believe the hype -- thin clients don't last much longer in enterprise IT environments than PCs do. (They're still good, though.)