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Thu, October 17, 2013 - The company also plans to let users run Windows Server 2008 R2 as a stand-alone desktop
Wed, October 16, 2013 - User complaints get through and mean ThinApp will not just be part of the Horizon suite
Tue, October 15, 2013 - The company also announced a number of new management tools at VMworld Europe
Wed, September 25, 2013 - Virtual desktop infrastructure has come a long way since the terminal service days of the 1960s. Heck, VDI has come a long way since the 2000s thanks to plummeting prices for clients, better graphics cards and improved administration. By and large, though, VDI deployments remain more of a niche solution.
Tue, August 27, 2013 - For all the success the iPad has enjoyed, it's only big drawback has been that Microsoft Windows software - and Microsoft Office, in particular - doesn't perform well. However, now Parallels has unveiled an app that brings full versions of Windows desktop software to the touch-based iPad.
Thu, August 22, 2013 - With thin clients and electronic medical records, one healthcare provider keeps more accurate patient records.
Thu, August 15, 2013 - When the grants that fund Goodwill International began to require onsite job assistance programs, the organization had no choice but to become a mobile enterprise. Doing this on disparate devices and a nonprofit budget wasn't easy, but remote desktop and mobile management tools did the job.
Wed, August 14, 2013 - Windows Systems Center and Windows Server 2012 Microsoft advancements come at same time VMware could be making virtualization upgrades of its own.
Tue, August 13, 2013 - Performance improvements are opening the door for entry-level workstation users
Wed, August 07, 2013 - The improved XenClient 5 can be downloaded from Aug. 12
Wed, July 17, 2013 - We compared hosted virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products from Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, Oracle and Ericom and came to many conclusions, but the most important one is this: Setting up hosted desktop sessions in a BYOD world is a complex undertaking.
Wed, July 10, 2013 - Seattle Children's Hospital isn't your typical BYOD story. Its mobile device strategy isn't bound by onerous user policies and monitoring software. Rather, the hospital's CIO reports an interesting twist: BYOD is resuscitating ill-fated virtual desktop infrastructure technology.
Fri, May 24, 2013 - It's taken decades to develop a hosted desktop that is inexpensive, fast, flexible, scalable and usable. Will an Nvidia-Citrix partnership finally buck the trend?
Mon, May 20, 2013 - As the IT infrastructure manager at Digital Intelligence Systems LLC (DISYS), an IT solutions company, I recently initiated the build-out of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to support our large mobile workforce, and learned some important lessons along the way that may help smooth the way for your VDI rollout.