Presentation Virtualization

Presentation Virtualization is an application delivery method that delivers users desktops and applications from a shared server, AKA server based computing. This method of delivering applications to users focuses upon running an instance of each Windows desktop operating system application i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Office for each user on a shared instance of a Windows Server operating system.|The most popular product in this category is Citrix XenApp and its predecessors which include Citrix Presentation Server, and Citrix MetaFrame. In the 6.0 releases of its products, Citrix bundled XenApp into XenDesktop. In the 7.0 releases of its products, XenApp has been made available separately again. Microsoft also has a product in this category – Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, but this offering is mostly used in smaller implementations that do not require the enterprise class features that Citrix offers.

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

2013 Virtualization and Cloud Computing Predictions

CloudComputing

Herewith we offer our 2013 Virtualization and Cloud Computing Predictions. May we also wish everyone a Happy Holiday Season and a prosperous 2013.

Read more »

Greenbytes Addresses VDI IO Without Changing Your Storage

December 27, 2012
By
StorageNetworking

Implementing virtual desktops has often required a different thinking about storage and is heavily focused on lowering number of IOPS to provide the best desktop experience. Greenbytes appliances target to reduce costs and improve user performance.

Read more »

End User Computing: Using just a Tablet

December 18, 2012
By
DesktopVirtualization

Recently I have been trying to lighten my conference going load. To do that, I have been thinking about ways to do without my laptop and all the accessories for it, which got me thinking about what it takes to completely use such a device; to fully embrace the next generation of end-user computing using…

Read more »

Bromium release vSentry 1.1: trustworthiness for more desktops in the enterprise?

December 13, 2012
By
PresentationVirtualization

Bromium have released vSentry 1.1 which will brings Bromium's benefits of micro-virtualization and hardware based security to a far wider range of enterprise desktops. New features include wider OS Support: Live Attack Visualization and Analysis (LAVA) and the Bromium Management Server. There are still components of an enterprise desktop strategy that aren't accommodated, but vSentry…

Read more »

Project Avalon: Will Citrix Put VMware Horizon to the Sword?

November 9, 2012
By
Project Avalon: Will Citrix Put VMware Horizon to the Sword?

How does Project Avalon's Excalibur component focus on making a new FlexCast platform and deliver applications beyond the PC. How does Project Avalon's Merlin component deliver Self-service provision, management and service orchestration. Will these components deliver Windows apps and desktops as a true cloud service and can these services be compare to VMware's Horizon?

Read more »

Is Windows 2012 Remote Desktop Session Host better than Citrix XenApp?

October 22, 2012
By
PresentationVirtualization

At Citrix Synergy in Barcelona, this was a very good question that a number of partners were reporting their customers were asking. Citrix XenApp 6.5 is a market leading product. Windows 2012 is very new. What are the differentiating features, what key questions should you ask and how do you decide on the one for…

Read more »

Microsoft Windows 2012 RDSH vs Citrix XenApp – PV to get its own Murderball?

September 14, 2012
By
PresentationVirtualization

Why do I need other XenApp with Windows 2012 RDSH - what stands out third party tools from Microsoft's core presentation virtualisation offering?

Read more »

News: Ulteo Betas HTML5 client

September 13, 2012
By
PresentationVirtualization

Ulteo has taken advantage of the Guacamole project's Open Source RDP client technology to provide a native HTML5 client for the Ulteo Open Virtual Desktop (OVD) presentation virtualization solution for Windows and/or Linux desktops, which we recently reviewed.

Read more »

Featured Solutions