Microsoft Security Essentials, Redmond's free consumer security software for PCs, will be available for download by the general public on Tuesday.
Microsoft released a minor update this week for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that addresses compatibility issues for some applications.
Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2009 will get an R2 upgrade next month, according to an announcement by Microsoft on Monday.
With vDesk 2.0, RingCube takes an innovative approach to desktop virtualization.
Virtualization is no longer cool, Keith thinks...and he's just getting started.
Microsoft got it right with Windows 7, according to Michael Cherry, vice president of research on operating systems for Directions on Microsoft.
- By Herb Torrens
A guide for transferring user personalities from physical to virtual desktop environments
Once-doubtful users can easily be swayed to VDI's myriad benefits, if the technology is presented to them the right way.
Microsoft's Brad Anderson on Tuesday talked about the company's management product strategies, while downplaying those of VMware, at investment banker-sponsored event.
Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories have simultaneously booted 1 million Linux kernels, all of which ran as virtual machines on the labs' Thunderbird supercomputer.
- By Joab Jackson
The release candidate (RC) version of Windows XP Mode is now available, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.
Microsoft has taken the once unthinkable step of contributing 20,000 lines of code to the Linux community, allowing any commercial or community distribution of Linux to run as a virtual machine on top of Hyper-V.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft on Tuesday announced Volume Licensing program changes that supposedly simplify matters for IT shops, as well as hosting providers.
Remote Desktop Services and XenApp are much more efficient solutions than traditional VDI -- by a large margin.
Procedural approach for conversions can aid conversions of any type.
- By Rick Vanover