Virtual-desktop infrastructure promises to be a foundational technology for cloud. If so, it still needs improvement, says John Webster.
Can you run existing Windows apps on Surface RT and other Windows RT devices? If you have the right back-end infrastructure and licenses, Remote Desktop may provide a way.
You can install the new Windows 8 beta in a virtual environment using the free Oracle VirtualBox or VMWare Player. Here's how.
Virtual desktop infrastructure projects will create renewed demand for high-performance storage. Not surprisingly, performance and management simplicity will be prized.
Try Windows 8 alongside your regular OS on both PC and Mac by downloading Oracle's free VirtualBox software and following our instructions.
Desktop virtualization has maintained a position in enterprises and small businesses through the recession.
Virtual-desktop integration is hot, not only with IT practitioners, but with professionals of many stripes.
Microsoft sends first service pack for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to original equipment manufacturers. Consumers get it later this month.
Desktop virtualization skeptic calls supporters on not using VDI more prominently themselves. But from user perspective, pure VDI isn't goal--flexibility, efficiency are.
A set of Microsoft marketing slides pits Windows 7 slates against Apple's iPad. You might be able to guess who comes out the winner.