Desktop Virtualization

Desktop Virtualization covers VDI (centrally hosted desktops), Desktops as a Service (DaaS), desktop virtualization via client side hypervisors, and shared server technologies. Major areas of focus include when and where centralized desktop offerings are appropriate and not appropriate,|how management of remote desktops combined with management of mobile devices leads to a better managed and more productive end user computing environment, how to deliver the performance that end users require, and the impacts of using remote desktop technologies upon organizational security. Covered products and vendors include the VMware Horizon Suite, Horizon View, Horizon Mirage, VMware ThinApp, Citrix XenServer, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenClient, and Microsoft Remote Data Services.

Most Recently added Desktop Virtualization Resources: (See More...)

Where Will VDI Be in Five Years’ Time?

December 24, 2013
By

VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) has long been predicted to be a growth area. This year, the technology has started to edge towards adoption in newer segments, segments in which it has not had significant traction in the past. But will this continue to be the case? Is VDI the computing environment of the future, or just a stepping-stone to another environment altogether?

Read more »

Amazon WorkSpaces Furthers Desktop-as-a-Service Validity

November 18, 2013
By
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.

Read more »

Transforming Desktops: PC Lifecycle Management

October 30, 2013
By
DesktopVirtualization

Personal Computer Life-cycle Management (PCLM) is set of processes which manage end-user devices transforming desktops from procurement to sunset. A well developed methodology will cover all aspects of architecture, procurement, management and decommissioning of end user devices.

Read more »

Transforming Desktops, Applications First

October 28, 2013
By
Transforming Desktops, Applications First

Transforming desktops is a multi-faceted process. To start, you need to get a hold of your existing desktop service inventory applications.

Read more »

VMware Buys Desktone and Adds Desktop-as-a-Service

October 16, 2013
By
VMware Buys Desktone and Adds Desktop-as-a-Service

Desktone is the first strategic purchase by VMware's End User Computing EVP and General Manager, Sanjay Poonen that finally sets the stage for VMware to bring to market its first real cloud service.

Read more »

Moka5: Managed Local Desktops in the Cloud

October 7, 2013
By
Moka5: Managed Local Desktops in the Cloud

Moka5 is tackling the problem of desktop management with their LivePC bare metal and software operating system virtualization solutions. If you consider that one of the major challenges in desktop management is the constant need to keep the base systems updated with system and security patches, and application updates that come just as often.

Read more »

Red Bend – Mobile Device Virtualization for the Enterprise

September 24, 2013
By
Red Bend – Mobile Device Virtualization for the Enterprise

Red Bend Software provides a full line of Mobile Device Management and Virtualzation solutions which could be the answer to the corporate MDM needs while keeping the end user happy.

Read more »

News: Cisco Intends to Acquire SSD Pioneer WHIPTAIL

September 10, 2013
By
DataCenterVirtualization

Cisco announced today their intent to acquire Whippany, NJ based WHIPTAIL, a manufacturer of Solid-State Disk (SSD) storage.

Read more »

VMworld 2013: ViewSonic’s Android Based Thin Client, a Hidden Treasure

September 6, 2013
By
VMworld 2013: ViewSonic’s Android Based Thin Client, a Hidden Treasure

Amongst all the major infrastructure and cloud announcements at VMworld this year, I was looking for some interesting technology that would stand out from a EUC perspective. Released back in May, the ViewSonic SD-A225 and SD-A245 (22 and 24 inch respectively) smart display devices peaked my interest.

Read more »

Featured Solutions