Desktop Virtualization


A Virtual Desktop Education

This University of Maryland admin got tired of fixing end-user computers. So he ripped them all out and replaced them with little silver boxes.

Red Hat Enters Enterprise Virtualization Space

Another vendor has thrown its hat into the enterprise virtualization ring. This one is red.

VMware Fusion Expands Mac OS X Support, Adds Virus Security

VMware has released an update to Fusion, the company's desktop virtualization solution for Mac OS X.

Microsoft Releases Desktop Virtualization Beta

Microsoft released a beta of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V), which lets users run older OSes and applications on newer Windows systems.

AppSense: Riding the VDI Tailwind

Abstracting user "personality" is an important consideration in pooled resource VDI deployments. Here's how one start-up is looking to capitalize.

Sun Releases xVM VirtualBox 2.1

Sun Microsystems recently released the latest version of its desktop virtualization software, xVM VirtualBox.

The Next Frontier: Mobile Phone Hypervisors

VMware makes a play for mobile market share.

Review: VM Monitoring with eG Manager

eG Innovations takes on the daunting challenge of VM performance monitoring.

Xen and the Art of Hosted Desktops

Citrix Systems' XenDesktop is a state-of-the-art product for hosted desktop virtualization and may be the gold standard by which other products are judged in a feature-for-feature comparison. Here's a look at the capabilities, options and feature sets available with this product, as well as how to install, set up and configure it in the data center.

The Disappearing Desktop: How VDI Is Changing the Game

Will desktop PCs in their current incarnation fade from view as they become increasingly virtualized?

HP: Upping The Ante in the Protocol Wars

RDP lags behind ICA in terms of the VDI user experience. But HP intends to narrow the gap for its client virtualization offerings.

Microsoft Exec Lays Out Enterprise Strategy at Barclays Event

Microsoft server and tools exec Bob Kelly told an investment banker audience how Microsoft plans to take advantage of opportunities in the enterprise IT market.

Citrix, Apple Working on iPhone Integration

Integration with XenApp and XenDesktop expected to be available early next year.

Linux-Based VDI a Reality

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), also known as desktop virtualization or hosted desktop, is typically used to move Windows desktop environments into a datacenter, where they reside on a server and are "pushed" out to end users.

The View: VMware Launches Key Piece of VDI Puzzle

VMware rolled out the centerpiece of its virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) strategy today, with the release of VMware View 3.

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