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December 06, 2019
Based on our top 10 most-read stories of 2019, IT pros sought to learn the benefits of virtualization, as well as the drawbacks, as the technology gained ground.
August 08, 2019
Citrix Managed Desktops, which will be released Aug. 26, is meant to make managing desktops for IT easier by having Citrix control the management aspects of virtual desktops.
July 31, 2019
Parallels added new capabilities to its Remote Application Server product, including better reporting and monitoring for management and easier access to daily applications.
July 29, 2019
In this Q&A, VDC Research's Eric Klein explains why Chrome OS has jumped ahead of the market by providing a browser OS that addresses enterprise use cases.
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In this Windows Virtual Desktop demo, IT pros can learn how to manage Microsoft's DaaS offering and what tools are available to help them take control of WVD. Continue Reading
Microsoft OneDrive and Teams can be challenging for VDI, but a per-machine installer can make the process much easier. Watch this video to find out the details. Continue Reading
VDI monitoring tools can help IT get visibility into a complex environment. Here are five features every IT admin should look for in a VDI monitoring tool. Continue Reading
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2019 brought a lot of changes to the VDI industry, and 2020 will likely do the same. Check out these expert predictions for VDI market trends in 2020. Continue Reading
As the VDI market shifts to cloud-based VDI and DaaS, it's important to understand the bigger picture. Understand the benefits and complexities of the changing market. Continue Reading
Deep management capabilities are important, even in a cloud desktop implementation such as Windows Virtual Desktop. Discover five third-party tools that support a Windows Virtual Desktop deployment. Continue Reading
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Despite a popular myth, virtual desktops are susceptible to security breaches just like traditional desktops. IT admins can improve VDI security by following these best practices. Continue Reading
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
Windows printing problems are a pain. If you have printer redirection issues with the Remote Desktop Protocol in RDS, check user permissions, client requirements and more. Continue Reading
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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
When deciding on a VDI monitoring tool, IT must understand the unique functions and limitations of each tool. IT should find a tool that matches the exact needs of its organization. Continue Reading
IT has to make several major decisions to ensure that it makes the most of its application and desktop virtualization deployment, such as selecting a hosting method and end-user devices. Continue Reading