Thin client desktop virtualization News
May 26, 2017
As thin client vendor IGEL expands beyond hardware, CEO Jed Ayres sits down at Citrix Synergy 2017 to talk about the future of the desktop virtualization market.
March 31, 2017
Vendors have taken cracks at turning phones into mobile thin clients before, but display protocol improvements and advancements in hardware make it more of a possibility now.
December 15, 2016
IGEL has a new mobile thin client that gives IT control over users' Citrix, VMware or Microsoft virtual desktops and lets them make better use of existing hardware.
September 23, 2016
Dell said channel partners will play a critical role in selling two new mobile thin clients added this week to the vendor's arsenal of VDI technology; other channel news.
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It's easier than you think to set up a Google Chromebook remote desktop, thanks to low-cost devices that make for great VDI thin clients. Continue Reading
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Using Google Chromebooks as VDI clients can save organizations money and simplify IT management, but they're not the perfect fit for every company. Continue Reading
The benefits of inexpensive VDI endpoints don't end with saving money. These devices, such as low-cost Google Chromebooks, can also improve security and make endpoint management easier. Continue Reading
Dell is banking on the success of Microsoft's Windows 10 IoT Enterprise operating system by incorporating it into two of its Wyse 5000 and 7000 series thin clients. Continue Reading
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Help desk workers will get lots of user questions about their virtual desktops, so it's essential that staff know the ins and outs of VDI, including how connectivity works. Continue Reading
Chapter 3 explores the post-rollout steps for an organization that has adopted zero clients. Once they are in place, IT needs to know how to manage and monitor desktops effectively from the data center. Though minimal maintenance is necessary, admin concerns and software updates must be addressed in a timely manner. By understanding the best practices for managing zero clients, IT can truly maximize ROI and make sure employees have the tools to do their jobs without disruption. Continue Reading
Turning old PCs to thin clients can help keep the Capex associated with VDI down, but a bad conversion can spell support troubles for IT. Continue Reading
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Thin clients aren't always designed to work well with peripheral devices, but one company found a product that could meet its needs, particularly when it came to USB ports. Continue Reading
With Citrix XenClient, you can easily turn a PC into a thin client. If you have XenDesktop Enterprise or Platinum licenses already, you can do it for free. Continue Reading
There are a lot of options out there for thin client hardware, so get to know a few popular choices that might suit your VDI environment. Continue Reading