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  • Citrix's iPad mouse arrives next week

    Apple iPad users will soon be able to interact with Citrix Systems' virtual Windows apps using a mouse.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs07 May 15 02:19
  • VMware expands desktop virtualization to Linux

    VMware's VMware Horizon desktop virtualization software suite will soon deliver virtual Linux desktops over a network, in addition to the Microsoft Windows desktops it has long provided for remote workers.

    Written by Joab Jackson13 March 15 04:35
  • Windows 10 and the mystery of the missing cloud

    When Windows 8 was first previewed to developers during Microsoft's first preview event for that operating system in September 2011, one of the system's most indispensable sources of functionality was said to be the cloud -- specifically, the cloud service known at that time as Windows Azure.

    Written by Scott M. Fulton, III23 Jan. 15 15:45
  • CIO Turns to Data Analytics to Hunt Down VDI Ghost

    A few years ago, Seattle Children's Hospital embraced virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) in a big way. Not long after, an elusive "ghost in the machine" began causing major headaches for the IT organization, says CIO Wes Wright.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud30 May 14 05:53
  • Citrix brings desktop management to XenMobile

    Citrix Systems wants to manage desktops and mobile devices with the latest version of XenMobile, and is also working on making it easier for XenApp users to upgrade.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs07 May 14 03:13
  • Hornsby Council rolls out virtual desktops

    Hornsby Shire Council in northern Sydney is in the pilot phase of a rollout of virtual desktop infrastructure. The rollout, which is due to be completed by the end of June, will involve shifting the council's employees from Windows XP to virtual Windows 7 desktops delivered via Nutanix converged infrastructure.

    Written by Rohan Pearce02 May 14 09:52
  • VMware extends Horizon beyond virtual desktop infrastructure

    VMware is about to release a new version of its Horizon VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) software that will allow administrators to manage VDI and non-VDI deployments in a unified manner, by using multiple VMware technologies.

    Written by Joab Jackson10 April 14 06:50
  • Amazon's WorkSpaces becomes generally available

    Amazon Web Services' hosted virtual desktops have become generally available, priced from US$35, but the company and its competitors have a lot of hurdles to overcome before this sort of technology is widely used by businesses.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs26 March 14 17:22