Virtual desktop mgmt News
January 30, 2018
Desktop virtualization is notoriously difficult. With a unique approach, the University of Arkansas put together an award-winning project using Dell EMC VDI hardware and software.
January 11, 2018
Virtual desktop users are averse to downtime. A new capability from Citrix and Nvidia allows for live migration of vGPUs so VDI shops can keep graphics processing up and running.
September 22, 2016
User environment management is a key part of controlling users' virtual desktop profiles and settings. To catch up with the likes of VMware and LANDesk, Citrix made its own UEM acquisition this month.
March 16, 2016
LANDesk will bundle AppSense's software with its existing desktop and mobile device management offerings, giving customers more options for end-user environments.
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Windows isn't going away any time soon, but that doesn't mean businesses still need to deliver full Windows desktops to their users. Application streaming, virtualization and remoting (also known as publishing) might actually be better fits in some cases.
As an operating system, Microsoft's Windows may never go away. Too many applications run on it, and without that foundation, the apps just wouldn't work. But Windows desktops as we know them are on the decline, especially in virtualization shops. It's no longer necessary to deliver a whole -- sometimes cumbersome -- desktop to users when all they need are a few virtual or published applications. Streamlining the process of delivering those applications not only improves the user experience, but it makes application management a lot easier for IT administrators.Continue Reading
VDI isn't the only way to get better desktop management, and virtual desktops aren't easier to manage just because they're part of VDI. Continue Reading
Managing one VDI image makes sense, but unless the desktops are locked down, it creates capacity and performance problems over time. Continue Reading
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In this tip, you'll learn about the options and technologies for extending virtualization to the desktop in a VMware environment. Continue Reading
Sys admins are catching on to the benefits of VDI. But does VDI really offer anything over older management styles? Expert Anil Desai weighs in on the subject. Continue Reading