An executive at Wanova shared how desktop virtualization can be done using Windows Server 2008 R2 over a wide area network, while avoiding much of the usual licensing and storage headaches.
According to independent experts, licensing for Windows 8 Enterprise virtual desktops may end up costing you more and/or bring new restrictions.
Microsoft today laid out its vision for connected devices and the "consumerization of IT" in a keynote talk held on Day 2 of the Microsoft Management Summit.
Microsoft today announced that its code-named Windows Server 8 solution now has the official product name of "Windows Server 2012."
The world of cross-device computing inched closer with the release today of a new "Win8 Metro Testbed" connection solution from Splashtop Inc.
Gaming and desktop-as-a-service provider OnLive now appears to be complying with Microsoft's virtual desktop licensing restrictions.
Dell's announcement this week that it plans to acquire Wyse Technology seems to have stirred up the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) pot a bit.
Microsoft today released "user experience virtualization" and application virtualization beta tools that will be part of its Desktop Optimization suite for IT pros.
NComputing today announced new client software for desktop virtualization called "vSpace Client for Windows."
There are several different approaches to -- or classes of -- virtualization, each suited to their own specific situations. Here's your guide to when to use what.
- By Kai Hwang, Jack Dongarra, Geoffrey Fox
The software giant is in the thick of a virtualization battle but is still chasing VMware.
- By Paul Korzeniowski
A lot of contradictory information exists about Hyper-V, but there are some critical management practices that every Hyper-V shop should follow. Follow these tips for storage, ideal VM placement, how best to apply antivirus and more!
Members of the OpenStack community appear unimpressed by Microsoft's attempts to ensure the interoperability of its Hyper-V hypervisor.
Microsoft on Thursday revealed that Windows 8 will have a sophisticated "storage spaces" feature that works with the forthcoming operating system's New Technology File System (NTFS).
I walk you through the process it took to get both Windows 7 and Windows Server virtualized on my laptop.
Redmond doubles down on its emerging client OS, which promises to support legacy and "Metro style" applications on two different hardware platforms.
- By Kurt Mackie, Jeffrey Schwartz, Keith Ward, Doug Barney
Much more than a minor upgrade, Windows Server 8 brings many new features and functionality. Brien Posey walks you through the server's interface, management tools, virtualization and storage capabilities.
Your picks for 2011's best Windows IT products in a wide variety of categories.
Citrix Systems on Wednesday unleashed a product blitz at its Synergy partner conference in Barcelona.
- By Kurt Mackie, Jeffrey Schwartz
Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).