Here’s a round up of my favourite articles on the TechTarget site. VDI is a hot hot hot topic this week. At the top of my agenda this year is getting familiar with the XenDesktop product – and these need to know articles do help in that process.
What you need to know about Citrix XenDesktop 4
A relatively complete product, XenDesktop 4 may be the VDI platform for you. Find out what it offers and if it’s a good fit for your enterprise.
VMware vies for virtual desktop dominance with View 4.5
VMware’s View 4.5 won’t be out until later this year. But sources said the VDI software has better management and tighter integration with ThinApp.
On the humorous side the co.uk arm of the TechTarget team has this fun post/round of “news’. I think they work for the Onion down in that London!
The Virtual Vidalia: EMC recruits top 25 bloggers; VMware fanboy upset Hyper-V doesn’t suck
In this edition: EMC has offered all top 25 VMware bloggers according to vSphere-land.com jobs; a VMware aficionado is deeply saddened that Microsoft Hyper-V R2 isn’t a ‘humungous flop’; a virtualization architect’s family still doesn’t understand what he does despite multiple explanation attempts; CBS contemplates “Survivor Island: The Virtualization Administrator”; and the mystery behind who @jtroyer follows on Twitter.