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News May 26, 2016

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By Robert Sheldon Get Started Aug 26, 2016

How to support Microsoft's Skype for Business tool on virtual desktops

Skype for Business is finally viable for VDI shops. Find out why unified communications apps are tough to support on virtual desktops and how Microsoft fixed the issues. Continue Reading

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By Gabe Knuth Evaluate Aug 25, 2016

Five reasons cloud-hosted desktop projects fail

Desktops as a service often bring benefits such as easier management, but they don't fit every situation. Tacking a DaaS project onto an OS migration, for instance, is doomed to fail. Continue Reading

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By Alastair Cooke Evaluate Aug 23, 2016

How desktop provisioning works with VMware Instant Clone

IT can use Instant Clones in VMware Horizon View to provision multiple virtual desktops with shared RAM and disk resources, which can improve overall performance. Continue Reading

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By Alastair Cooke Get Started Mar 29, 2016

How to set up a Chromebook remote desktop

Google Chromebooks are available at several price points. IT can use the cheapest models as near-disposable thin client devices for mobile employees or as inexpensive backup VDI clients. Continue Reading

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By Alastair Cooke Get Started Aug 05, 2016

How to deliver Linux desktops using VMware Horizon

VMware added support for Linux VDI in Horizon View 6.1. It still has some work to do to match the functionality of Windows desktop virtualization. Continue Reading

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By Eddie Lockhart Manage Aug 04, 2016

What causes desktop login and boot times to spiral out of control?

If it takes a long time for users to login and boot their desktops they won't be happy and they will let IT know about it. Find out what enterprise tools slow down desktop logins the most. Continue Reading

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By Eddie Lockhart Evaluate May 25, 2016

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By Brien Posey Evaluate Jul 28, 2016

Considerations for virtual application delivery vs. full desktops

Deciding whether to deploy full virtual desktops or just a few virtual applications -- or a combination of the two -- comes down to issues of compatibility and end-user productivity. Continue Reading

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By Brian Madden Jul 20, 2016

The state of desktop virtualization in 2016: How we got here

This is a video of a presentation Brian gave at a Dell/Wyse dinner in Dallas this week. Continue Reading