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May 01, 2020
NetApp's buyout of virtual desktop infrastructure player CloudJumper is poised to bring new channel partners into the NetApp fold; other news from the week.
October 04, 2019
Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop offering is poised to boost partner business as it opens opportunities in the desktop-as-a-service market; other news from the week.
September 28, 2018
Channel companies cited Azure Data Box offline and inline data transfer products and Windows Virtual Desktop as among the interesting developments at Microsoft Ignite.
March 29, 2016
IndependenceIT is targeting ISVs, MSPs and VARs with its retooled cloud workspace platform, which aims to ease the task of running workspace as a service and other workloads.
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The economics of Microsoft's WVD has made virtual desktops more feasible for some smaller business, but partners said the technology scales to support enterprise clients. Continue Reading
Hosted services are applications, IT infrastructure components or functions that organizations access from external service providers, typically through an internet connection. Continue Reading
The Citrix Ready HCI Workspace Appliance Program, coupled with the company's Citrix Cloud, will open VDI opportunities among midmarket customers, Citrix channel partners said. Continue Reading
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Nerdio CEO Vadim Vladimirskiy discusses the state of the cloud desktop market and his company's strategy for developing an Azure IT automation platform for MSPs. Continue Reading
Application and desktop virtualization delivered by Windows Server continues to do the job, but is it time to give Microsoft's new cloud-based desktop service a look? Continue Reading
Nerdio's cloud transition continues with its distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, which offers Nerdio's Azure automation product for MSPs on Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace. Continue Reading
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Citrix, IGEL and Ingram Micro are collaborating on a desktop-as-a-service offering, which could provide channel partners with a mechanism for replacing clients' Windows 7 desktops. Continue Reading
Need a leg up in the desktop-as-a-service market? Citrix offers business resources, marketing assistance and a reference architecture to help service providers get started. Continue Reading
In this installment of Tech Buyer Snapshot, we offer tips to help you refine your client discussions around desktop virtualization software. Continue Reading
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Solution providers can get a leg up on competition by knowing the VDI solutions, such as Microsoft Remote Desktop Services and VMware View, that are available to customers so they can pick the best option. Continue Reading
Before recommending that your customer upgrades to Citrix XenServer Platinum edition, you can demo the features and licensing by using Citrix's free evaluation software. Continue Reading
Solution providers using XenConvert to convert XenServer 5.6 physical machines and workloads to a virtual environment should also know best practices for troubleshooting issues during conversion. Continue Reading