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Mon, March 11, 2013 - Mobility sparks a move toward desktop virtualization, as benefits begin to outweigh challenges and ROI battles.
Fri, February 22, 2013 - VMware Horizon Suite will allow workers to access applications from any device
Fri, February 08, 2013 - If virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) was a racehorse, it would be one to back. Gartner predicts that hosted virtual desktop (HVD) deployments will reach 15% of professional desktop users by 2014 and Visiongain estimates that the value of the global cloud-based VDI market will reach $11 billion in 2012. But VDI places significant strain upon the WAN due to the amount of data being transferred between the server and the desktop. If the network is unable to provide adequate performance to applications, they are likely to perform poorly, or fail completely.
Wed, January 30, 2013 - Teradici's Arch platform is held back because of scalablity problems
Thu, January 17, 2013 - The new capabilities are intended to extend users' collaboration tools
Tue, December 11, 2012 - Bromium has upgraded its security platform vSentry, which uses virtualization to isolate malicious code, to protect virtual desktops and old Windows XP PCs.
Wed, December 05, 2012 - For Dell Software CIO Carol Fawcett, "BYOD" is not about being an expert on every mobile device in the world; it's about giving workers secure access to the apps and data they need on whatever device they are using. Fawcett reveals more BYOD tips in this CIO.com Q&A.
Mon, December 03, 2012 - Aiming to help IT administrators manage security for physical and virtual desktops from a single pane of glass, Symantec joins the ranks of enterprise security providers optimizing their endpoint security offerings for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
Mon, November 26, 2012 - As technical director for the Rocori School District in Stearns County, Minn., Brian Michalski was looking into virtual desktop infrastructure as a way to cut costs in the schools' 13 computer labs.
Wed, October 17, 2012 - Exacalibur and Merlin lead the way as Citrix moves to the cloud
Wed, October 17, 2012 - Cisco will reference sell Citrix's NetScaler application delivery controller as part of an expanded relationship between the two companies to address cloud and mobile opportunities.
Thu, October 11, 2012 - Companies that don't protect themselves through policies place themselves at risk
Tue, October 09, 2012 - The addition helps lower costs since less solid state storage is needed
Mon, October 08, 2012 - The City of Barcelona is using Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V to consolidate its existing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), based on VMware and Citrix Server, and give employees a better user experience.