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CIO turns to data analytics to hunt down VDI ghost

A few years ago, Seattle Children's Hospital embraced virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) in a big way. Not long after, an elusive "ghost in the machine" began causing major headaches for the IT organization, says CIO Wes Wright.

CIO Turns to Data Analytics to Hunt Down VDI Ghost

When Seattle Children's Hospital inexplicably found login times for its virtual desktops reaching as much as 15 minutes on some mornings, it turned to wire data analytics to track down the elusive cause of the problem.

Citrix brings desktop management to XenMobile

IT staff will be able to manage Windows 8 desktops in addition to mobile devices

Citrix Brings Desktop Management to Xenmobile

IT staff will be able to manage Windows 8 desktops in addition to mobile devices

VMware looks to AirWatch to simplify management and centralize client storage

The goal is to integrate desktops and mobile devices for users and IT administrators

VMware Looks to Airwatch to Simplify Management and Centralize Client Storage

The goal is to integrate desktops and mobile devices for users and IT administrators

Fave Raves: 33 Tech Pros Share Their Favorite IT Products

What IT pros like, in their own words.

VMware to extend Horizon beyond virtual desktop infrastructure

New version of Horizon will let administrators manage VDI and non-VDI deployments in a unified manner

VMware extends Horizon beyond virtual desktop infrastructure

VMware is about to release a new version of its Horizon VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) software that will allow administrators to manage VDI and non-VDI deployments in a unified manner, by using multiple VMware technologies.

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VMware adapts to a BYO world

Horizon 6 aims squarely at Citrix

VMware Extends Horizon Beyond Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

VMware has bundled its VDI software with other VMware desktop virtualization products

Google partners Citrix to deliver Windows in enterprise Chromebooks

Citrix has partnered with Google to deliver business-critical Windows apps to Google Chromebooks, and has already pulled in major clients, such as Woolworths.

VMware, Nvidia revolutionizing secure cloud desktop

The thin client has been largely disappointing from the beginning, but a partnership between VMware and Nvidia may finally give the thin client the performance, scalability, security and price it needs to catch on.

Amazon's WorkSpaces becomes generally available

In order for the desktop-as-a-service offering to succeed, Amazon has to overcome questions regarding software integration, security, and availability

Amazon's WorkSpaces becomes generally available

Amazon Web Services' hosted virtual desktops have become generally available, priced from $35, but the company and its competitors have a lot of hurdles to overcome before this sort of technology is widely used by businesses.

Amazon's Workspaces Becomes Generally Available

But Amazon has to overcome questions regarding software integration, security and availability to succeed, according to analyst

Cisco plans $1B investment in global cloud infrastructure

By partnering with the likes of Australian operator Telstra, Cisco hopes to catch up with competition

VMware releases Virtual SAN software defined storage system

Targets VDI deployments as plan to virtualize entire data center continues.

How to Protect Virtual Machines

These four products represent different approaches to VM security.

VMware unwraps hybrid cloud desktop virtualization

With the new VMware Horizon DaaS offering, IT organizations can deploy enterprise-class virtual desktops to a public cloud, private cloud or seamlessly mix the two with a hybrid cloud deployment.

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