Desktop Virtualization


Understanding Microsoft's New Windows Virtual Desktop Licensing with Software Assurance

As of July 1, Microsoft will bundle VDI/VDA licensing for the Windows client OS into Software Assurance (SA). Here's how the changes may affect you.

VMware, Others Offer Windows 7 Upgrade Advice

VMware has extended a helping hand to consumers considering migrating from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7.

SP1 Roadmap for Windows Server 2008 R2 Unveiled

Microsoft on Monday announced virtualization and other improvements coming with Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.

Companies that Caught My Eye

Being a one-man editorial shop at a magazine and Web site dedicated to virtualization is like blowing up Grand Coulee Dam and trying to catch all the spillover in a paper cup.

What's Next for Virtualization?

Virtualization is evolving into a ubiquitous presence that will permeate technology infrastructures both large and small.

Are You Getting Your Money's Worth with vSphere?

I've spoken to a number of organizations that have upgraded to vSphere, and I've seen that many of them haven't enlisted all of the new features.

Citrix in Sync: Thriving Among the Virtual Competition

Citrix cashes in on its Xen offerings even as it competes and cooperates with its rivals.

TAKE FIVE: Why I Like Citrix

Here's a situation where the nice guy finishes as President and CEO.

Microsoft Offers Under-the-Covers VDI

How Microsoft can give its VDI solution, Remote Desktop Connection Broker, much-needed credibility.

On Desktop Virtualization: The Protocol Is Not a Panacea

Five key parameters for benchmarking desktop virtualization platforms.

Citrix Takes Virtualization, Conferencing Tools to iPad

Citrix has released versions of its GoToMeeting and Receiver applications for iPad.

Hyper-V's Missing Feature

Windows Insider has returned to Redmond -- and it feels good to be home!

'Best Hypervisors' for VDI Tested by Citrix

Citrix on Thursday described virtual desktop infrastructure performance differences using various hypervisors.

Microsoft Disputes 'Vulnerability' in Virtual PC

Microsoft reacted this week to a claim that its Virtual PC hypervisor contains a security hole.

Microsoft and Citrix Boost Desktop Virtualization Efforts

Microsoft is expanding its desktop virtualization portfolio with improved licensing changes and technology upgrades and an extended pact with Citrix Systems.