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October 11, 2018
Microsoft is finally throwing its hat into the desktop-as-a-service ring with Windows Virtual Desktop. The DaaS offering could shake up the competition significantly.
May 09, 2018
Microsoft continues to reach out to developers with an updated tool to help them configure a DevOps pipeline and connect it to the cloud, regardless of the app dev platform.
April 12, 2018
A few factors come into play that may make a XenApp migration not as easy as it looks for some organizations. Planning and testing will help IT handle version 6.5 end of life.
January 30, 2018
Moving virtual desktops to the cloud is complicated. To take some of the monitoring load off, one company adopted Liquidware software, making for an award-winning initiative.
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Citrix Cloud enables organizations to host XenDesktop, XenApp and more in the cloud, but IT should first set up administration and Cloud Connectors and ensure high availability. Continue Reading
Containers and cloud sound like a perfect match. But how well does containerization help boost application portability? And will the effort be worth it? Continue Reading
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When delivering virtual apps to users, IT has a few options up its sleeve, including containers, which isolate the app from the OS and other applications. Continue Reading
Poor virtual app performance makes users unhappy and unproductive, which hurts an organization's bottom line. IT can fight problems by monitoring virtual app performance. Continue Reading
It's easy for DaaS subscription costs to spiral out of control unless IT takes the following five steps, including understanding how they will put the cloud-based desktops to use. Continue Reading
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As more and more applications become cloud-native, VDI shops should prepare for changes in the way users access their apps and desktops. Continue Reading
Even if IT pros turn to a DaaS provider to deliver virtual desktops to users and take some management tasks off their plates, there are still some jobs they have to do. Continue Reading
IT administrators should assess data residency on a case by case basis. That means understanding how the concept has changed and how it works in the cloud. Continue Reading
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VDI comes with challenges around graphics support, user personalization and more. Administrators should keep in mind these tips for deployment success. Continue Reading
Setting up Office 365 generally involves multiple devices. With nonpersistent VDI, the rules of the game change for IT admins. Continue Reading
Companies stuck contemplating Daas vs. VDI -- or deploying both -- should know all the facts first. Test your knowledge about the two delivery methods with this quiz. Continue Reading