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November 20, 2018
FSLogix can help Microsoft solve problems that have plagued the integration of Office 365 and virtual desktops, and it will immediately benefit the new Windows Virtual Desktop.
August 31, 2018
Recent updates to VMware Horizon include features that focus on troubleshooting UX issues and making it simpler for IT to manage the tool.
July 26, 2018
Citrix still holds a large advantage in the desktop virtualization market, but several factors could allow VMware's market share to grow.
May 11, 2018
As it becomes more difficult to monitor and secure applications and data, Citrix's security analytics platform is getting more attention from IT pros.
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Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is an umbrella term for several specific features of Microsoft Windows Server that allow users to remotely access graphical desktops and Windows applications. Continue Reading
VMware and Citrix offer numerous certifications for their virtual desktop and app products. Test yourself on the different levels and types of certifications and what each one covers. Continue Reading
Goliath Technologies is a performance monitoring software vendor that offers tools to monitor and analyze data centers, back-end servers and network performance for on-premises and cloud deployments. Continue Reading
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is often pigeonholed as a session-based virtualization tool. IT can, however, use it for both VDI and app virtualization, as well. Continue Reading
With RemoteApp, users can access virtual apps that reside in a data center or in a cloud-based VM rather than locally on their devices. The app still behaves as though it's local. Continue Reading
VMware and Citrix's workspace suites allow IT professionals to centralize end-user management while delivering a single access point for all of users' productivity resources. Continue Reading
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IT faces an uphill battle when deploying virtual desktops to mobile devices due to compatibility issues. Virtualization platforms help IT address these problems. Continue Reading
With the new year approaching, the time is right to reset the VDI table and look at the rise of desktop as a service and mobile devices as VDI endpoints. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Remote Desktop Services licensing policies can be confusing if you don't know the Client Access Licenses and Remote Desktop Services roles. Continue Reading
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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
As part of a larger security strategy, watermarking virtual desktops can help IT discourage data leakage by adding user-specific text to each desktop. Continue Reading