Citrix has released the Citrix HDX which its claims will bolster its ability to deliver high-definition information via virtual desktops to professional graphics users in industries such as manufacturing, engineering and graphic design, and architecture.
HP has announced what it claims is the first virtual desktop infrastructure solution for under US$1000 per user seat. The Virtual desktop infrastructure is a server-based computing model that gives users a PC desktop experience, while securing all applications, management and processing in the data centre. The HP Virtual Desktop Reference Architecture for VMware View specifically addresses the performance bottlenecks and management complexities of other offerings.
The latest revision of Microsoft's Terminal Services has made it easier to manage virtual desktops.
VMware View 3 allows organisations to ‘decouple’ a desktop from specific physical devices.
A desktop virtualisation deployment will require some changes in the data centre. This article explains.
Tricky network security issues demanded that Red Bee Media give each employee four separate desktop machines. But desktop virtualisation has changed all that.
Lisencing costs mean that although desktop virtualisation can improve security and ease management, it won't save you any money.
This article explains why, when, and where you would want to use desktop virtualisation in your organisation.