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May 23, 2019
Citrix has laid out a path to move to cloud-hosted desktops and applications, but many organizations have to focus on their needs today and maintain on-premises hosting.
April 30, 2019
VMware's integration into Dell devices and services as part of the newly unveiled Unified Workspace product could be a boon for IT admins.
March 27, 2019
Citrix continues to add new capabilities to its cloud products, but getting consumers to adopt as-a-service offerings remains a hurdle.
March 21, 2019
The highly anticipated release of Windows Virtual Desktop will provide a cloud-based desktop and app virtualization service, integrated with Office 365 ProPlus and built on Azure.
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Desktop as a service lessens IT management, but sacrifices granular control. Check out this handbook to learn more about cloud desktops vs. on-premises VDI. Continue Reading
When the connection between a desktop and its host fails, it's time to do some remote desktop troubleshooting. Check firewalls, security certificates and more if a remote desktop is not working. Continue Reading
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DaaS is growing rapidly, but on-premises VDI holds an edge in use cases that require granular control, network stability, application flexibility, OS licensing and secure data. Continue Reading
Managing virtual machine workloads is one of the crucial aspects of VDI management on Hyper-V hosts. The preferred method is Microsoft's dynamic load balancing. Continue Reading
There are a variety of factors that affect VDI storage, including system requirements and supported workloads. Evaluate these two factors to ease the VDI planning process. Continue Reading
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IT shouldn't overlook the benefits of on-premises desktop hosting, such as more choices for virtualization software. Cloud-hosted desktops also fall short in areas such as infrastructure control. Continue Reading
HCI and VDI often go well together, providing simpler scalability and flexibility for virtual desktops. But what happens when a VDI deployment has requirements outside the norm? Continue Reading
HCI offers many benefits for VDI deployments, particularly when it comes to scaling resources. There are a few caveats to watch out for when planning storage for VDI, however. Continue Reading
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Unpredictable user behavior and boot storms can cause VDI resource usage fluctuations throughout the day. IT can take steps to identify and curtail the effects of these changes. Continue Reading
Planning VDI capacity can be challenging and confusing. See if you have what it takes to plan for factors such as remote access and future changes. Continue Reading
Overestimating or underestimating hardware needs for a VDI deployment can cause major problems for IT. With a few simple pieces of advice, IT pros can get a more accurate picture. Continue Reading