• June 25, 2008 25 Jun'08

    Microsoft enters the server virtualization game with hypervisor

    The server role version of Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor will be released more than a month earlier than first projected.

  • June 23, 2008 23 Jun'08

    IT pros dish on the future of desktops

    VDI is working out the kinks. Thin clients ease desktop management. And some say cell phones may replace fat clients.

  • June 18, 2008 18 Jun'08

    IT pros still kicking tires on virtual desktops

    Is VDI just another buzzword or can it simplify, or even revolutionize, desktop management? The IT pros at BriForum this week are trying to figure it all out.

  • June 16, 2008 16 Jun'08

    IT managers split on consumerization of IT

    Love it or hate it, social networking tools, mobile devices and collaboration services are coming to your enterprise.

  • June 13, 2008 13 Jun'08

    Can we improve on the virtual desktop experience?

    Protocols like RDP and ICA were not built to handle today's multimedia requirements. As desktop virtualization moves to the mainstream, this will have to change.

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  • June 10, 2008 10 Jun'08

    Microsoft updates IT on key product releases

    The software company has new beta releases for SQL Server 2008, ILM and a handful of new topic-specific certifications in the pipeline.

  • June 10, 2008 10 Jun'08

    VMware updates app virtualization software

    VMware offers rebranded Thinstall technology as ThinApps with new feature that lets virtual apps interact.

  • June 10, 2008 10 Jun'08

    IT shops have full dance card without Vista, thank you

    There is no shortage of IT projects in the enterprise, according to IT managers at TechEd this year. Vista and Windows Server 2008 rollouts are not among them.

  • June 09, 2008 09 Jun'08

    Citrix appliance guards virtual desktops

    IT administrators concerned about virtual desktop security can now set user access policies for XenDesktop using a security appliance.

  • June 03, 2008 03 Jun'08

    How will IT shops manage the new world of Windows?

    Microsoft's Oslo, Velocity and the Sync Framework are new platforms for Windows developers. What will they mean for IT managers?

  • June 02, 2008 02 Jun'08

    Sysinternals tools now available on the fly

    IT administrators can now access Microsoft's free Sysinternals diagnostic tools via a new service being tested by the vendor.

  • May 28, 2008 28 May'08

    IT shops will likely mix and match virtualization tools

    Most companies don't have one IT manager in charge of buying all of the virtualization software, which could lead to lots of management inefficiencies.

  • May 27, 2008 27 May'08

    Mixed reaction on keeping Vista kernel for Windows 7

    Microsoft's decision to use a refined Vista kernel for its next OS, Windows 7, is a smart business move. But does it help IT managers?

  • May 22, 2008 22 May'08

    Citrix, Microsoft execs discuss tight relationship

    Microsoft SVP Bob Muglia said Microsoft briefly considered licensing the open source hypervisor, Xen.

  • May 21, 2008 21 May'08

    Citrix rounds out its desktop plans

    Citrix extends its desktop strategy with the release of its desktop virtualization product XenDesktop.