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vCloud Air + Google Cloud Platform - An ideal marriage (for now)

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  January 29, 2015

Today VMware and Google announced that they have entered into an agreement to integrate select Google Cloud Platform services into the vCloud Air Platform.  The specific Google services that vCloud...

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Is VMware's Horizon FLEX the answer to BYOD?

by Mark Lockwood  |  October 14, 2014

At VMworld 2014 in Barcelona today, VMware announced Horizon FLEX, which is essentially a marriage of multiple existing VMware technologies that, together, provide an interesting client-hosted virtual desktop option.  FLEX...

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The Secret Bottleneck of VDI

by Mark Lockwood  |  October 10, 2014

For years, organizations deploying VDI for the first time have felt the sting of the most common issue that plagues virtual desktops: inadequate performance from shared storage.  The storage infrastructure...

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VMworld 2014 - My Impressions of Cloud Announcements

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 28, 2014

VMworld 2014 took place in San Francisco, CA this week, with ~22,000 attendees descending for the annual event that showcases VMware’s newest announcements and product/service advancements.  I attended once again...

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Bimodal IT, VMworld, and the future of VMware

by Lydia Leong  |  August 25, 2014

In Gartner's 2014 research for CIOs, we've increasingly been talking about "bimodal IT". Bimodal IT is the idea that organizations need two speeds of IT -- call them traditional IT...

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The real cost of VDI storage

by Gunnar Berger  |  April 18, 2014

Anyone that has seen me present in the past two years has listened to me rant about the high cost of desktop virtualization and I did not hesitate to put...

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VMware has some big news for EUC

by Gunnar Berger  |  April 9, 2014

Everyone I know has asked for it and today it’s finally here: VMware has finally shipped a SBC product! For those that can’t keep up with acronyms let me help...

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Citrix acquires Framehawk - and other EUC news

by Gunnar Berger  |  January 8, 2014

For those of us that cover EUC for a living, this week has been chaotic. Let me give you the quick play by play: Citrix: First announcement of Rakesh Narasimhan...

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Understanding Virtual Desktop (VDI) GPU Technologies

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 23, 2013

It’s time for me to admit something; while I have been sharing quite a bit in blogs and research lately around high end graphic technologies with virtual desktops, I've been...

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VMware Acquires Desktone

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 15, 2013

At the stroke of midnight last night Desktone was acquired by VMware. I realize this is a smaller vendor that many people don’t have much knowledge of so I’ll share...

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