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  • Christchurch law firm adopts VDI after earthquake

    After catastrophic earthquakes in Christchurch toppled its New Zealand law office, Duncan Cotterill implemented desktop virtualization to provide stronger disaster resilience, according to the law firm’s CIO at the time.

    Written by Adam Bender08 May 14 14:15
  • Taking the plunge — desktop virtualization

    Natural disasters, bring-your-own (BYO) computing and the overall familiarity that many organisations now have with virtualization has generated a groundswell of activity, with CIOs seeing desktop virtualization as a means to reassert their authority over the end-points in their business.

    Written by Brad Howarth12 Dec. 11 09:00
  • How desktop virtualisation can help manage consumer devices

    If two technology trends were ever made for each other, at least in vendor marketing materials and generically simple diagrams of IT infrastructure, they are the consumerisation of IT and desktop virtualisation.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty16 July 11 03:44
  • TransGrid switches on desktop virtualisation

    NSW electricity grid operator, TransGrid, will move as many as 500 of its desktop PCs to virtualised thin clients in an effort to reduce costs and extend the hardware refresh cycle to seven years.

    Written by Rodney Gedda06 July 11 10:25
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  • 'Year of the virtual desktop' a flop so far

    More than halfway through what vendors and many analysts predicted would be the year virtual desktops would replace enormous numbers of the physical kind, sales of desktop virtualization products are growing at a rate "that looks about the same as in 2009," according to Ian Song, analyst for International Data Corp.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty30 July 10 01:56
  • Desktop Virtualization: Top Vendors Still Miss the Mark

    Desktop virtualization has a predicted growth curve that leaves much of the PC and IT services industries smiling: Yet none of the technologies or service providers promising to offer hosted virtual desktops are ready to step into key roles in enterprise IT infrastructures, according the same well-respected analysts who set the server virtualization market on its ear with a similar conclusion last year.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty25 May 10 04:23
  • Desktop Virtualization: Comparing Options Frustrates IT

    Virtual desktops-once the most rigid, least friendly way to put applications in front of end users-have become a hot topic by promising to deliver the security and easy maintenance that was always desktop virtualization's strength. The trouble: Desktop virtualization now comes in so many varieties that even vendors confuse terms referring to the flavors.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty04 May 10 04:55

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