Desktop Virtualization


Q&A: Blurring the Virtual Dichotomy

An interview with VMware's senior director of desktop platforms and solutions.

Planning Primer: Pitfalls

Build a solid and long-lasting virtual infrastructure around virtualization's many moving parts, including servers, storage, network, security and management.

Microsoft Virtualization Launch Planned for Fall 2008

Microsoft announced a launch event for its virtualization products, scheduled for Sept. 8, 2008 in Bellevue, Wash.

Virtualization Hits the Cloud

Skytap’s Virtual Lab service lets developers subscribe to virtual machines (VMs) and provides a VM image library and a virtual lab-management app.

Virtualization Showdown at Black Hat

Next week at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, security researcher Joanna Rutkowska promises to demonstrate how a malicious attacker, working remotely, could take control of the open-source Xen virtualization software.

Hyper-V Made Available

Microsoft's first major push into the virtualization space officially kicks off today, as Hyper-V has been released to manufacturing (RTM).

RC1 for Hyper-V Now Available for Download

IT pros wanting to try out the latest Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization technology can now get the Release Candidate 1 (RC1) version via Windows Update.

Virtualization Exam Now in Beta Testing

Exam 70-652 offers MCPs a chance to prove expertise in setting up and configuring virtual machines.

Tech-Ed Keynote Highlights 'Dynamic IT' and Virtualization

Microsoft's Tech-Ed North America event for IT professionals kicked off today with a keynote address on enabling "dynamic IT."

Competition: Parallel Universe

Popular with Mac users, the Windows world is its next target.

News: Wyse Unveils Viance

Viance optimized to work with Citrix XenDesktop

Is VMware the New Microsoft?

There's only one Microsoft. Or is there? Talk to enough third parties, analysts and customers, and you'll soon believe that VMware should be headquartered in Redmond instead of Palo Alto.

Innovative Vendors

There aren't many more innovative industries within IT than virtualization.

VMware Enhances Thin Client Partnerships

Stealing some thunder from Citrix's recent XenDesktop unveiling, VMware has made several announcements aimed at strengthening partnerships with thin client suppliers.

HP Expands Desktop Virtualization with Thin Client

Hewlett-Packard has expanded its role in the desktop virtualization arena with new mobile thin client hardware, extended software offerings and deeper industry alliances.