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Is a Partnership between VMware and Citrix Possible – or even Desirable?

February 15, 2010
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Let’s start this analysis with a basic question. Is there any rational reason for VMware and Citrix to make peace with each other, and develop the desktop virtualization market in concert with one another instead of in competition with each other? In other words if Citrix were to add its value to the core pieces…

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New Desktop Virtualization Resources Available

February 12, 2010
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Read this post for a rich set of Desktop Virtualization White Papers, Desktop Virtualization Webinars, Desktop Virtualization Podcasts, and a complete set of VMware View 4 product brochures.

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Virtualized Desktops and End User Experience Management

February 8, 2010
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Virtualized Desktops and End User Experience Management

Hosted Virtual Desktop (aka VDI) environments are sufficiently complex and different from either physical desktops or virtualized servers to warrant a dedicated approach to planning and assessing the migration from physical desktops to virtual desktops, and a dedicated approach to monitoring the resulting HDV environment in production.

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Bring Your Own Computer Model to Reinvent the Corporate PC?

February 5, 2010
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Can your businesses increase productivity and save money by implementing a Bring your own Computer (BYOC) program? Are there benefits in giving staff a free choice of PC technology (be that a Windows, Mac, Linux, or other devices - perhaps even an iPad) if you give them a cash allowance to purchase and use their…

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SMBs – Desktops in the Cloud, or Symantec Endpoint Virtualization?

February 2, 2010
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Whilst new SMBs may be dabbling with online application suites, the bulk of the established SMB workload, however, is done in desktop applications, typically Microsoft Office, running in various flavours of Windows with a Windows Server. This is definitely not in the cloud, and there are lots of very good reasons why it won’t be,…

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What the Numbers Tell Us About The Success of VMware

February 1, 2010
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On January 25th 2010 VMware reported earnings for the fourth quarter of 2009 and for the full year of 2009. While we are not a financial analysis site focused upon earnings and stock prices, there is important information contained in these earnings numbers about the success of VMware.

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Presentation Virtualization Solutions Whitepaper

January 29, 2010
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In The Virtualization Practice's new whitepaper - Presentation Virtualisation Solutions - we look to give you a summary of what benefits Presentation Virtualization can bring to your enterprise.

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Do Citrix and VMWare fail to deliver a complete centralised desktop offering?

January 21, 2010
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Hosting desktops or applications on servers located in the data center, and implementing centralized computing technologies is one of the best ways to cut IT costs while also improving security, reliability, productivity and efficiency. Both Citrix and VMWare have high profiles offering their respective virtualisation solutions that enable centralisation. Yet if you are considering centralisation,…

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Resource/Availablity Monitoring & Infrastructure Performance – Trends and Issues

January 20, 2010
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Capacity Planning and Capacity Management are essential activities for any production virtualization deployment, and should be supported with appropriate tools that support the target hypervisor(s). However, the emerging need in this area is for true Infrastructure Performance Management - as these solutions give the IT Operations staff the information that they need to be able…

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