Desktop Virtualization


A Peek at Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter Solution Accelerator Beta

MVMC is a free tool out of the Solution Accelerator line and it will definitely give VMware a run for its money.

How To Use Windows 2008 Services for NFS for Your vSphere Lab Shared Storage

Handy solution for consolidating connections to shared storage in a virtualized lab environment.

Q&A: Drobo's Jim Sherhart on Shared Storage for vSphere

An interview on what makes their storage devices better than what the competition has come with so far.

Is VDI Still Viable?

It's easy to take potshots at virtual desktop infrastructure, but this embattled technology has plenty of time to become a formidable force.

Microsoft Beta Testing User Experience Virtualization, App-V 5.0

Microsoft User Experience Virtualization will be integrated into the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack; App-V 5's enhanced application streaming goes under scrutiny with testers.

New Free Tool from Quest/vKernel: vOPS Server Explorer

A product of the Quest buyout of vKernel is that vKernel's free tools have undergone much improvement. Witness vOPS Server Explorer.

Dell Offers 3 New VDI Solutions

Dell introduces two turnkey VDI appliances based on Dell PowerEdge servers, available now, and is slated to add a cloud-based VDI solution next quarter.

What is VMware vCloud Integration Manager?

A new tool in the vCloud line is aimed at VSPP members, but VMware admins can learn a thing or two from the product's mission.

Gartner: PCs Out, 'Personal Cloud' In by 2014

A new report from research firm Gartner Inc. predicts that, by 2014, the PC will no longer be the primary digital device for most users.

NComputing Rolls Out Windows Desktop Virtualization Client

NComputing today announced new client software for desktop virtualization called "vSpace Client for Windows."

Becrypt Offers Secure VDI

Becrypt tVolution allows for secure virtual computing that's safe enough for government work.

Pricing the Cloud with Free Tools

Cloud pricing calculators can give you a rough estimate of what the costs will be, but with caveats.

Update: 7 More Free Virtualization Tools

A slew of new virtualization tools for vSphere and Fusion.

ILIO Enables VDI at a 10X Performance Hike

The Atlantis Computing system saves lots of storage space.

Chaotic Cloud Pricing

Pricing for cloud services needs to be a bit more structured and transparent for anyone to take cloud computing seriously.