The concept of private clouds provides a lot of promise, but the technology is not inexpensive. Here's what vendors can actually offer today-and how much it will cost.
- By Eric Beehler
Since becoming editor in chief of Virtualization Review in October, I've discovered that, from a journalistic perspective, there's a lot to like about virtualization because the industry -- if not the baseline technology -- is new and emerging.
Bob Muglia's talk at a Goldman Sachs technology event on Tuesday was chock full of forward-looking statements.
Microsoft unveiled two new desktop virtualization applications as part of its bundle of tools for managing Windows 7 deployments.
Microsoft's maturing virtualization stack offers opportunities for partners with customers of all sizes, including the "S" in SMB.
- By Scott Bekker, Jeffrey Schwartz
VMware's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure is better than older versions, but not necessarily appropriate for virtualization beginners.
- By Alan Maddison
Desktop virtualization is quickly changing how businesses are delivering desktops to end users.
- By Patrick Harr
As our industry defines best practices for large-scale deployment of desktop virtualization, user experience has become the proving ground for IT and end users.
- By Harry Labana
As virtualization becomes more mainstream, there are many anticipated developments and advancements on the horizon.
Common scenarios for rapid ROI
Earlier this week VMware announced VMware View 4, the latest version of its desktop virtualization product.
Citrix has launched a program aimed at accelerating enterprise virtual desktop deployments using the company's XenDesktop.
- By Rutrell Yasin
Microsoft released additional resources last week for IT pros planning to use the new desktop virtualization solution in Windows 7.
Microsoft announced that the final version of Windows XP Mode was released to PC manufacturers on Thursday.
Microsoft Security Essentials, Redmond's free consumer security software for PCs, will be available for download by the general public on Tuesday.