Desktop Virtualization


Hands On with ControlUp Version 8.2

Tom Fenton looks at some of new features included with this release, the biggest and most visible of which is ControlUp SOLVE, a web-based monitoring tool for end user computer environments.

Hands on with VMware Horizon 8 (2012)

After covering some of the new features and changes in the connection server and clients with version 2012 of the desktop and app virtualization product, Tom Fenton updates his environment and takes a closer look at changes.

What's New in VMware Horizon 8 Version 2012

Tom Fenton explains some of the new features and changes in the connection server and clients with version 2012 of the desktop and app virtualization product.

Using RDSH with Horizon

Tom Fenton enables a Windows server to stream applications, configures VMware Horizon to broker these applications to specific users and shows how to monitor streaming applications.

Using Windows 10 Multiple Desktops

Tom Fenton believes that multiple desktops will increase your productivity and decrease the clutter on your desktop as it allows you to group your desktops by different workflows.

What's New in VMware Horizon 7 Version 7.11, CART 5.3 and DEM 9.10

This release of VMware's virtual desktop infrastructure software is huge, says our local VMware expert Tom Fenton, who details the new offering here and explains how VMware is going all in with their HTML5-based Horizon Console and is giving a definitive deadline for the retirement of their Flash-based Horizon.

First Look: Hands-On with Windows Terminal

Tom Fenton goes under the hood of Windows Terminal (currently only available in Preview Mode).

How To Install and Use NetropyVE

The software version of the WAN emulator hardware appliance Netropy is installed as a virtual appliance on vSphere, has a GUI interface, and can inject jitter, latency, and packet loss into a network stream. Here's how to get started.

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Hands on with VMware Horizon 7 Version 7.9 and CART 5.1

Tom Fenton takes the new release for a spin to look at the new and enahnced features, along with what's missing from making it completely comparable to Horizon Administrator.

Drilling Down on PCoIP Settings on VMware Horizon 7.7

Using the pcoip.admx file, you can change the behavior of your PCoIP connection between a virtual desktop and a VDI client.

The Dell UltraSharp U3219Q Monitor with Built-in KVM Switch

With enough real estate to work with multiple documents, you can attach multiple different computers and VDI clients, as well as wireless and wired keyboards and mice with no issues.

The Dell U3818DW Monitor with Built-in KVM Switch

If you work with multiple computers and you're looking to declutter your desktop, you might want to investigate using a monitor like Dell's 38-inch curved display.

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Windows Sandbox, Part 2: How To Install and Use the New Windows 10 Feature

In this second article of a two-part series, Tom Fenton takes you step-by-step to create a temporary desktop environment with Windows Sandbox.

Windows Sandbox, Part 1: How To Install Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18323

Run untrusted or new software in Windows Sandbox without affecting your host desktop.

Getting Started with VMware Virtual Print

The new printer solution included in Horizon 7.7 gives VDI administrators a third option for printing from a virtual desktop.

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