Desktop Virtualization


SmartDeploy Enterprise Cuts Costs, Saves Time Pushing Out Windows Images

Prowess SmartDeploy Enterprise can create and install Windows images to a number of platforms, even virtualized ones.

Backing up vSphere with VMware Data Recovery

Did you know that VMware offers VMware Data Recovery (VDR), a virtual infrastructure backup and recovery solution?

In VDI Market, V Is for Volatile

VDI mindshare and market share are up in the air as more -- and more diverse -- vendors enter the fray.

Understanding the Virtual Network Editor in VMware Workstation

You can create some advanced virtual networks with this nifty tool. Have you tried it? Plus: Upcoming VMware Webinar July 12!

Top 10 Benefits of Server Virtualization

My list of the best that server virtualization has to offer over physical servers.

VMware High Availability and the CLI, or What Is AAM?

VMHA via vSphere works most of the time, but sometimes you'll need to get at those scripts to fix something.

WANTED: ESXi in the Public Cloud

I haven't found a public cloud provider yet that allows me to run a nested ESXi server as a virtual machine.

From Tech-Ed: Hyper-V Expands Interoperability with CentOS Support

Hosting solutions providers able to manage various cloud infrastructures from Hyper-V.

Virtualization Review Roundtable: 3 Major Obstacles to Proliferation of Virtualization, Cloud Computing

Six CTOs tell us what they think is keeping virtualization and cloud computing from proliferating, and offer solutions to get past those barriers.

How vCenter Operations Can Help You

Your vSphere infrastructure needs monitoring, and that's where vCenter Operations comes in. Let's take a look at how to work with it.

VDI-in-a-Box 4.0 Cuts Costs, Complexity

Deploying and configuring the Kaviza package is a breeze.

Analyzing vSphere Performance with Free Xangati

I tried Xangati for ESX to find out why the tool was different from other virtual infrastructure performance-monitoring solutions. Here's what I found out.

Getting Started with vCenter Operations

Your vSphere infrastructure needs monitoring, and that's where vCenter Operations comes in. Let's take a look at how to work with it.

Every Admin Should ThinApp the vSphere Client

VMware Lab's ThinApped vSphere client allows running the client without installing it.

5 Ways to Measure Virtualization Efficiency

The typical IT gauges don't translate well for measuring virtualization efficiencies. You'll need to look at it from a different angle.