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December 02, 2020
Amazon's new EC2 Mac service offers the macOS on Mac mini hardware to developers who want to build Xcode applications for the Mac, iPad, iPhone and the Apple Watch.
October 28, 2020
The Google-Parallels technology provides access to Windows software on Chromebooks. The new product could make Chrome OS laptops more attractive to enterprises.
October 05, 2020
With the new Secure Access, VMware says remote workers will have a better and more secure way to use their Workspace One virtual desktops and applications.
July 27, 2020
Unexpected consumption costs mar companies' adoption of the cloud. The reported Microsoft Cloud PC, with per-user pricing, could ease that issue.
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Organizations that rely on Microsoft Teams may want to consider deploying the application via WVD. They can learn how that process works in this step-by-step guide. 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
Citrix XenApp, now part of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, was a product that extends Microsoft Remote Desktop Session Host (formerly known as Terminal Services) desktop sessions and applications to users through the Citrix HDX protocol. Continue Reading
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While thin clients aren't the most feature-rich devices, they offer a secure endpoint for virtual desktop users. Learn how to evaluate different options for Windows Virtual Desktop. Continue Reading
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is a desktop virtualization technology wherein a desktop operating system, typically Microsoft Windows, runs and is managed in a data center. Continue Reading
VDI has specific hardware needs that servers hosting other virtualized workloads may not meet. Learn how to gauge VDI hardware requirements for servers, storage and more. Continue Reading
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Admins forced to troubleshoot a Microsoft RDP session getting stuck at configuration must understand these key steps to fix their issue and be able to adapt these steps to their environment. Continue Reading
One of the most common issues with VMware Horizon virtual desktops is a black screen displaying and crashing the desktop, so IT admins should learn how to troubleshoot this issue. 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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There are lots of options for remote backup. Take the time to evaluate your needs in the age of remote work and construct your backup platform wisely. Continue Reading
Securing remote connections is critical, especially in a pandemic. Enact these RDP security best practices at your organization to prevent ransomware, brute-force attacks and more. Continue Reading
Organizations looking to set up Windows Virtual Desktop machines can do so with Azure Resource Manager, but admins must ensure their environment has the necessary prerequisites. Continue Reading