Desktop Virtualization


VMware, Google Take On the VDI World

VMware beefs up its End User Computing plans via a partnership with Google that makes inexpensive Chromebooks hard to pass up as hardware upgrade options for enterprises.

Dell Targets VDI Cost Reductions

Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and vWorkspace can be targeted for deployments as small as 10 seats and upwards of thousands, for as little as $250 per seat.

Microsoft To Focus on Mobile, Cloud First (Nadella)

Very soon after Satya Nadella was named Microsoft CEO, he laid out the company's vision in a speech before customers, partners and Microsoft employees in which he quickly outlined the company's "mobile first/cloud first" message.

Clouds Form on Microsoft Q2 2014 (And It's a Good Thing)

Microsoft's cloud vision is having a positive impact on the company's financials, according to the latest earnings filing.

Citrix Makes Gains in 2013, But CEO To Retire

Citrix finished up fiscal 2013 with a mix of good news and bad news.

More Mobile, Cloud-Friendly XenApp, XenDesktop

Citrix adds new cloud-friendly and mobility features to XenDesktop 75 and XenApp 7.5. Also new is support for AWS and CloudPlatform-powered clouds.

Building Hybrid Clouds with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 4.0

Point release pulls together a bevy of Red Hat technologies to aid in creation of public or private clouds.

Nimdesk Partners with Artisan on DaaS

Nimdesk partners with Artisan to let service providers brand and deploy virtual desktops.

Citrix Releases Mac Version of DesktopPlayer

The Mac version is a mobile client virtualization solution that's used in conjunction with Citrix XenDesktop to provide always-connected services.

Citrix To Bolster Mobility Connectivity with Framehawk Buy

Framehawk technology to work in concert with Citrix HDX to optimize delivery of virtual desktops, apps to mobile devices.

VMware, Citrix Start 2014 with New Execs

VMware finally fills CTO spot, while Citrix adds to its mobile desktop team.

Five Reasons 2014 will be the Year of VDI

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) has long been hailed as the capability we should all be using.

Looking to the Cloud

I'm not one to spout my own opinions or predictions.

DaaS on Cisco UCS Now

Cisco strengthens partnership with VMware via Desktone technology in Cisco UCS platform.

Greenbytes Improves on VDI Scalability, Performance, Cost

Greenbytes promises to bring the "personal" experience to the virtual desktop.