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The promise of VDI: Are we there yet?

Virtual-desktop infrastructure promises to be a foundational technology for cloud. If so, it still needs improvement, says John Webster.

By April 10, 2012


Red Hat makes buy for KVM--but VDI too

Red Hat bought Qumranet primarily for its KVM open source project. But virtual desktops may be a better fit with Red Hat than they appear at first glance.

By September 8, 2008


If virtual desktops great, why not used more?

Desktop virtualization skeptic calls supporters on not using VDI more prominently themselves. But from user perspective, pure VDI isn't goal--flexibility, efficiency are.

By December 27, 2010


What's different about storage for virtual desktops?

Virtual desktop infrastructure projects will create renewed demand for high-performance storage. Not surprisingly, performance and management simplicity will be prized.

By February 14, 2012


Virtual-desktop integration touches all professions

Virtual-desktop integration is hot, not only with IT practitioners, but with professionals of many stripes.

By April 7, 2011


Using existing Windows apps remotely on Surface RT

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.

By November 6, 2012


A challenge for storage entrepreneurs

Virtual-desktop infrastructure is hot but places new stresses on data center storage environments. How can start-ups respond?

By June 23, 2010


Virtualized desktops in the cloud age

Is virtual desktop infrastructure just a stop-gap measure as everything moves to the cloud, or will vendors create more long-term value for customers?

By June 8, 2010


How desktop virtualization survived the recession

Desktop virtualization has maintained a position in enterprises and small businesses through the recession.

By September 2, 2011


VMware does the desktop

Company is best-known for its virtualization products that relate to server infrastructure. But with View, it's making a more systematic push into tech for clients.

By December 16, 2008