- July 01, 2010
Microsoft activated its latest virtual desktop licensing plan on July 1. It may help Software Assurance customers, but plenty of scenarios remain unclear.
- June 30, 2010
Although Citrix XenDesktop and Quest vWorkspace support a range of hypervisors, VMware vSphere only works with ESX. Enterprises are right to be wary of being locked in.
- June 30, 2010
VMware locks its customers into the ESX hypervisor -- but the lack of diversity may be a good thing for the vendor and its users.
- June 24, 2010
VMware has pushed out delivery of its next generation virtual desktop software -- View 4.5. The company also axed one of its star features.
- June 23, 2010
Windows 7 migrations and virtual desktop rollouts are big, disruptive projects that are best done together.
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- June 17, 2010
Why do app virtualization and virtual desktop projects implode? Let us count the many ways. At BriForum, experts described and gave advice on how to avoid common traps.
- June 09, 2010
Brian Madden looks ahead to BriForum 2010 in Chicago, a vendor-neutral conference where IT workers can compare notes on desktop virtualization technologies and best practices.
- June 02, 2010
Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol, VMware's PC-over-IP and Citrix's ICA, renamed HDX, are all good enough, but the struggle for the title of best remote protocol isn't over yet.
- May 28, 2010
Thin-client vendors have added more capabilities to their hardware, making them smarter but harder to manage. Zero clients solve that problem, but they introduce others.
- May 26, 2010
As tempting as it is to just skip antivirus altogether in your VDI environment, that's just not realistic. Virtual machine security products are coming.
- May 21, 2010
Microsoft's Windows Server Update Services patch management tool now supports updates for all Microsoft application virtualization products -- including App-V.
- May 20, 2010
Between VMware View 4 or Citrix XenDesktop 4, one is more fully baked than the other. But both are missing critical capabilities for production environments.
- May 19, 2010
At Citrix Synergy day two, major themes included how to justify a virtualization deployment, Windows 7 as a catalyst for virtual desktop adoption and more.
- May 18, 2010
At Citrix Synergy 2010, Wyse unveiled the Wyse Xenith, a "zero client" device. Find out how this stateless technology works and how can help with device management.
- May 18, 2010
One intrepid editor blended in with the crowd at Citrix Synergy. He found IT folks are ready move pilots to production, though hurdles remain.