Times are changing in the desktop virtualization market as more vendors are focusing on mobility, including Citrix who canceled its Citrix Synergy conference in London this October to run several smaller mobility shows. What do you think of this shift from desktops to mobility?
Answer Question | April 29, 2013 1:18 PM
Citrix, Desktop virtualization, Mobility
Register for the Dell live webcast on September 25 at 3 p.m. ET to learn about all the desktop virtualization options available to your organization and how you can best utilize them.
Answer Question | September 19, 2012 4:50 PM
Cloud Computing, Desktop virtualization
We all know that desktop virtualization is a great way to extend corporate desktops out of the office and into the world for users no matter where they are. But doing this introduces a lot of challenges. Join industry experts Gabe Knuth & Brian Madden along with Charlie Cano, Sr Solution Architect for F5 on [...]
Answer Question | March 6, 2012 5:10 PM
Brian Madden, Desktop virtualization, F5, Live Chat, WAN
One of the main reasons that we see desktop virtualization projects, VDI specifically, fail is that organizations are quick to consider desktop virtualization the same as server virtualization. This is a critical mistake, and more often than not leads to an unsuccessful implementation, or at the very least one that doesn’t live up to expectations. [...]
Answer Question | November 1, 2011 5:38 PM
Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, VDI, Webcast
hi there it may sounds like funny qustion to experts for that i’m sorry, my question is, is it possible to have 10desktops in a office on a lan connection with a single server, and all these desktops can be istalled “without” OS to the network and sopportad with vertual desktop direct from server? is [...]
Answer Question | May 22, 2011 9:21 AM
Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, LAN Connections, Virtualization, Virtualization Implementation
What sort of differences in storage workloads can I expect with desktop virtualization versus server virtualization?
Answer Question | April 28, 2011 3:41 PM
Desktop virtualization, I/O Monitoring, Server virtualization, Storage, Storage management, Storage virtualization, Workload analysis
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Answer Question | April 28, 2011 2:54 PM
Desktop virtualization, FreeBSD, Giveaways, IT answers, IT Books, Mac OS X, Oracle, Solaris, Storage virtualization
Does it make sense to SAN boot infrastructure servers like Citrix DDC, PVS , Xenapp, SQL servers, Hypervisor Host in a VDI environment?
Answer Question | May 2, 2011 11:20 AM
Citrix, Desktop virtualization, SQL Server, VDI, VDI XenDesktop
What have been some of your top challenges in designing and implementing VDI deployments? How are you overcoming these challenges? This question is sponsored by Dell
Answer Question | April 12, 2011 6:00 PM
Desktop virtualization, Storage, Storage virtualization, VDI
Has anyone deployed Windows 7 desktop virtualization? How has it worked out for you? Were there any unexpecteds or things not advertised? I’m looking for use cases to determine if our move to Windows 7 should include desktop virtualization.
Answer Question | March 23, 2011 7:28 PM
Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, Desktop virtualization software, Windows 7, Windows 7 Administration, Windows desktop virtualization, Windows Virtualization
What is the max memory a 32-bit operating system can use for a VMware virtual machine? If the system has 8 GB and the OS sees 3.5 can we use more for VMs than the system sees?
Answer Question | January 26, 2011 6:21 PM
32-bit (x86), Desktop virtualization, Memory management, Virtual Machines, Virtualized Storage, VMware
Should I choose a 32-bit or a 64-bit operating system disk for my Windows Server 2008 that will be running VMware?
Answer Question | January 26, 2011 6:09 PM
32- versus 64-bit Windows OSes, Desktop virtualization, Desktop virtualization software, VMware, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration
If I have four virtual machines running on a windows server 2003 can we share a memory pool across all of them since they will never be using it at the same time as the others because they are doing load balancing?
Answer Question | January 31, 2011 5:34 PM
Desktop virtualization, Load balancing, Virtual Machines, Windows Server 2003, Windows Virtualization
Can I download runnable virtual machines on my windows box like Ubuntu for example? Can I run that within windows? Is it somewhere out on the net preconfigured?
Answer Question | October 18, 2011 5:30 PM
Desktop virtualization, Ubuntu, Virtual machine software, Virtual Machines, Windows Box
What are some variables to keep in mind when deploying a virtual desktop infrastructure? How do you anticipate possible roadblocks?
Answer Question | February 2, 2011 3:56 PM
Desktop virtualization, Infrastructure management, Open IT Forum, VDI, Virtualization Performance, Virtualization platforms
Learn what it takes to deliver a more cost-effective, risk-free and efficient virtual desktop environment. Regardless of your technical skill level, you will find answers to your most pressing questions and get a “big picture” view of the technical concepts and available technologies you need to understand before starting with and making decisions about desktop [...]
Answer Question | January 25, 2011 9:21 PM
Desktop virtualization, Giveaways, Virtual Desktop, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
What’s the easiest way to identify and backup user data spread across user disk images? Any tips on VDI backup best practices would be greatly appreciated.
Answer Question | June 25, 2012 7:26 PM
Backup and restore, Desktop virtualization, Disk Imaging, VDI, Virtual backups, Virtualization strategies
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Answer Question | January 30, 2011 5:10 PM
CCDP, CCDP Self Study Guide, Cisco, Desktop virtualization, Giveaways, Group Policy, IT answers, IT Books, Windows Server 2008
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Answer Question | January 21, 2011 4:10 PM
Desktop virtualization, embedded Linux, Giveaways, Hyper-V, IT Books, Linux, NetApp, Open source software, VirtualBox, VRDP
Hi all, I’m trying to do the VRDP service, and it doesn’t work. My host OS is Windows XP professional, and VM is Windows XP, too. I’ve set the port 9999 and it doesn’t seem to be opened. So, I cannot connect with the port number. I don’t think the port number is wrong. I might [...]
Answer Question | January 21, 2011 6:47 AM
Desktop virtualization, Sun VirtualBox, VirtualBox, VRDP, VRDP port, Windows XP, Windows XP Virtual Machines