Posts Tagged ‘ Desktop Virtualization ’

DaaS or PaaS … or Both in One Package?

April 4, 2014
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CloudComputing

IndependenceIT recently announced that it has partnered with Verio to offer Desktop as a Service (DaaS) to the small/medium business market. While the announcement may not have caught your eye at first, there are some interesting undertones to this offering.

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Why Some Desktop Virtualization Users Will Pass on Mobile Device Management

February 10, 2014
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DesktopVirtualization

Desktop virtualization and mobility management are not the same. While it’s true that you can access virtualized desktops and applications from a mobile device, there are some key differences that may cause users to rethink how much work they will do on their mobile devices.

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Amazon WorkSpaces Furthers Desktop-as-a-Service Validity

November 18, 2013
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DesktopVirtualization

Amazon announced the release of WorkSpaces, a new Desktop-as-a-Service offering. This move helps validate DaaS as part of the whole cloud services stack.

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Client Hypervisors: Intelligent Desktop Virtualization too clever for its own good?

March 21, 2013
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DesktopVirtualization

In 2011, we asked if Client Hypervisors will drive will the Next Generation Desktop. Yet, other desktop virtualization industry experts, such as Ron Oglesby, decided the technology was a dead man walking, writing off Type 1 Client Hypervisors.

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Interview: V3 Systems CEO Peter Bookman

November 7, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

I caught up with V3 Systems CEO Peter Bookman last week to talk about VDI, the virtualized desktop, and the future of the Windows desktop.

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News: VDI Startup Pano Logic Shuts Down

November 1, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

It has just been revealed that Bay Area desktop virtualization startup Pano Logic has shut down. The news comes from a surprising source, The Credit Union Times, which scooped the IT world to the news. The news was confirmed by a former Pano Logic employee who requested not to be named.

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Quest vWorkspace Returns

October 16, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

I suggested that the best thing for Dell to do would be to sell it to VMware or Teradici. Dell vWorkspace is back, and I couldn't be happier to be wrong.

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Oracle and VMware Update Desktop Virtualization Platforms

September 24, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Oracle and VMware have both been busy with their respective desktop-focused type II hypervisors, with each vendor releasing updates in the last month. Focus on Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 and Windows server 2012 is inevitable, but that aside both vendors continue to drive their respective products in clearly defined directions with no real regard for…

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VMworld 2012: Dell grows VDI Services

September 7, 2012
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In the face of declining PC revenues and slowing storage sales VMworld San Francisco saw the launch of two new Wyse P Class Zero Clients, two new EqualLogic hybrid storage arrays and three new reference architectures optimized for VMware View, signaling a clear intent from Dell that it is getting serious about VDI.

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