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By Craig Kilborn Evaluate Mar 16, 2015

What a desktop assessment can do for you

Is every physical desktop a candidate for virtualization? A desktop assessment can help make this determination before a major VDI investment is made. Continue Reading


By Todd Knapp ,Ryan McLaughlin Evaluate Mar 12, 2015

VDI plants the seeds for desktops in the cloud

VDI may never see adoption rates over 20% because it takes a lot of upfront investment and on-site expertise. That adds up to big bucks, for many companies. But DaaS offloads the hardware and skills-based ... Continue Reading


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By Brian Madden Manage Apr 14, 2015

Desktop virtualization vendors don't need to manage your infrastructure

Desktop virtualization vendors don't need to be able to manage images or provisioning anymore because shops can take care of that on their own. Vendors just need to focus on managing users and apps. Continue Reading


Evaluate Feb 06, 2015

Sysinternals still essential for desktop troubleshooting

Despite a lack of Windows 8-specific utilities in the free Sysinternals suite, there are still many tools that every IT pro who works with Microsoft endpoints should know. We examine examples of useful tools, ... Continue Reading


By Esther Shein Evaluate Apr 08, 2015

Why MSPs and SMBs see potential in hosted virtual desktops

MSPs look to grow business around hosted virtual desktops but face challenges in delivering their offerings. Find out if the technology suits your clients. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Feb 03, 2015

Test and verify a remote desktop update

Once you've successfully migrated Remote Desktop Services, it's time to test the upgrade and make sure it works properly. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Feb 02, 2015

Perform a remote desktop update in stages

Taking a staged approach to a Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS migration offers the best results and can minimize downtime for end users. Continue Reading


By Tom Fenton Get Started Apr 06, 2015

How can I simplify storage allocation for virtual desktops?

Find out the easiest methods of allocating storage for a virtual desktop infrastructure. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Jan 30, 2015

Staging a Remote Desktop Services upgrade

Documenting configuration data and performing a complete backup of the RDS source server is crucial for avoiding issues. Do you know the requirements? Continue Reading