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RES Software Ships Virtual Desktop Extender: standalone reverse seamless now available

RES Software have announced RES Virtual Desktop Extender (VDX) is now available as a standalone offering. While VDX is not a new technology, it was previously part of the enterprise option of RES Workspace Manager. With this announcement, RES Software are the first to offer a proven product that allow virtualised user workspaces to present applications hosted across a mix across physical and hosted virtual desktop solutions.

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RES Virtual Desktop Extender – the missing piece in the VDI puzzle?

A common barrier to desktop virtualization projects is that the new virtualized desktop is not always able to support all of the business applications. There can be a variety of reasons for this:

  • Scalability issues – the applications could be too resource intensive to run on centralised servers.
  • User Experience –  the need to access the application via a remote protocol reduces the user experience.
  • Resource Requirements – the application requires direct interaction with hardware attached to the user’s device.
  • Legacy Support – the virtualised desktop needs to support a legacy application that cannot be virtualized – perhaps the software is incompatible with the virtualised desktop OS – for example the hosted desktop is Windows 7, but the application requires Internet Explorer 6. Continue reading RES Virtual Desktop Extender – the missing piece in the VDI puzzle?