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August 06, 2021
VMware's latest Horizon virtual desktop management tools improve the performance of the product on Microsoft Azure. The changes appear in the Horizon Control Plane.
June 14, 2021
Azure Virtual Desktop will let people use their Azure Active Directory credentials to sign in to any device. Microsoft plans more integration between the two products later.
January 20, 2021
Citrix announced it will acquire Wrike for $2.25 billion, a move aimed at bringing project management features to the Citrix Workspace offering.
December 02, 2020
Amazon's new EC2 Mac service offers the macOS on Mac mini hardware to developers who want to build Xcode applications for the Mac, iPad, iPhone and the Apple Watch.
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It's difficult to know exactly how Citrix's and Microsoft's virtual desktop offerings stack up against one another, but this article compares WVD vs. Citrix based on several factors. Continue Reading
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When users in a VMware Horizon environment run into performance issues, IT should look into the resource consumption, including disk CPU, to find the root cause and address it. Continue Reading
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IT administrators who run a VMware deployment should familiarize themselves with the troubleshooting logs, how to find them and what they mean. Continue Reading
Thin clients generally require less attention from desktop administrators, but sometimes, IT needs to intervene to set up or troubleshoot a multiple monitor workstation. Continue Reading
Windows printing problems are a pain. If you have printer redirection issues with the Remote Desktop Protocol in RDS, check user permissions, client requirements and more. Continue Reading