- 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 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 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.
Sponsored by NetApp - Here’s a simple truth for cloud architects of any background, whether developers, line-of-business managers or traditional IT: Nobody wants to—or even can—use yesterday’s practices to build the applications of tomorrow. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - In the past couple of months, there has been a lot of discussion about improving the employee experience, with the recognition that employee engagement is a necessary precursor to an improved customer experience. Sir Richard Branson stated the need to do this quite clearly: “It sort of should go without saying—and it's surprising that it still doesn't go without saying at some companies—if the person who works at your company is 100% proud of the job they're doing, if you give them the tools to do a good job, they're proud of the brand, if they were looked after, if they're treated well, then they're going to be smiling, they're going to be happy, and therefore the customer will have a nice experience.” See More
Sponsored by DellEMC - Security is the utmost priority for IT decision-makers in state and local government and education. Government agencies, schools and citizens are frequent, highly visible targets for cybercriminals, and their systems contain personal data that is extremely valuable on the Dark Web, such as Social Security numbers. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - In today’s world, being a cloud architect is no longer about where you sit; it’s about what you do. There have been times when the cloud architect personae have seemed at cross-purposes, whether real or perceived. Developers and LOB managers may have looked at IT as an obstacle to speed; IT may have viewed “shadow IT” as a potential threat to many things they hold near and dear, such as control, governance and security. See More
- 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.)
- October 27, 2010
IT managers asked for the improvements, but the upgrade to Citrix's new management architecture in XenDesktop 5.0 is a whopper and may require starting over.
- October 26, 2010
Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View too pricey? You may want to consider less expensive VDI options from Red Hat or Kaviza.
- October 20, 2010
Even if you're not planning for desktop virtualization right now, here's what you can do to be ready as you roll out Windows 7.
- October 12, 2010
For enterprises, virtual desktop technology still needs a lot of work before widespread adoption is possible. IT shops want less complexity and lower cost.
- October 06, 2010
Citrix XenDesktop 5.0 gets early raves from IT pros, many of whom claim virtual desktop tools are still too complicated. But XenClient 1.0 gets only raspberries.
- October 05, 2010
Application virtualization fixes compatibility issues for Windows 7 migrations, improves desktop application security and eases management. However, it has its limits.
- September 29, 2010
Struggling to describe desktop virtualization to your mother, spouse or boss? Don't fret. This primer can help you explain why the technology exists to just about anyone.
- September 27, 2010
Many IT shops are getting ready to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7, if they haven't started already. Do you virtualize endpoints or stick to the time-honored upgrade process?
- September 22, 2010
Intel's vPro includes client technologies, but it's not the only game in town. AMD-V and DASH give the chipmaker a run for its money.