Rackspace Does Hosted Virtual Desktops

Rackspace has added virtual desktops to its collection of cloud services, a move that could prove very lucrative as the worlds of cloud computing and next-generation mobile devices converge. The new offering, called Hosted Virtual Desktop, pairs Citrix's XenApp and XenDesktop products with Rackspace infrastructure.…

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Virtual Desktops Are Hot Again

There is a resurgence of activity around virtual desktops -- where enterprises take desktop compute environments and make them configurable, deployable and manageable from a central location. Since it's so hot, we look at companies that will challenge Citrix and VMware in this emerging sector.…

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When It Comes to Virtualization, Are We There Yet?

As much as we hear about virtualization, it can be surprising to get actual numbers on deployments and realize how low they remain -- just 18-19 percent of workloads on enterprise x86 servers have actually been virtualized, according to new data released by Lazard Capital Markets.…

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