Virtualization


Broadcom Kills Off VMware Perpetual Licenses

Broadcom is ending more than a dozen VMware perpetual licenses and steering those customers to subscriptions, per an announcement this week.

New Microsoft Teams App for VDI Generally Available

Microsoft released its new Microsoft Teams app for virtual desktop infrastructure.

Obstacles Cleared for $69 Billion Broadcom-VMware Deal

Broadcom's $69 billion acquisition of VMware is set to close on Wednesday, Nov. 22, the two companies announced.

Windows 365 and AVD Get New App and More

Microsoft announced various Windows management and service improvements this week.

Cameyo's Virtual App Delivery Service Adds ChromeOS Support

Cameyo has integrated its Virtual App Delivery service with Google's ChromeOS, adding to existing Linux and Windows support, per a Tuesday announcement.

Windows 365 Previews on VMware Horizon Cloud

Windows 365, Microsoft's desktop-as-a-service offering, is now integrated with the VMware Horizon Cloud service.

Former Microsoft Channel Chief Schuster Joins Nerdio's Board

Microsoft ISV Nerdio announced this week that it was adding former Microsoft channel chief Gavriella Schuster to its board of directors.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 365, Its New Desktop-as-a-Service Solution

Windows 365 is now available for use by organizations in production environments, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Microsoft Partner Nerdio Talks Windows 365 and Cloud PC

Microsoft's upcoming desktop-as-a-service offering is "nothing but opportunity" for partners, according to Vadim Vladimirskiy, Nerdio's founder and CEO.

Windows 365, with Cloud PC Support, To Be Released in August

Hitting general availability on Aug. 2 "to organizations of all sizes" is Windows 365, a new Microsoft virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service for business users.

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Microsoft Stresses WVD's Cloud Ties with Azure-Focused Rebrand

Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop service is now called Azure Virtual Desktop, to indicate that it is becoming "a flexible cloud VDI platform for nearly any use case."

Microsoft Partner Liquidware Offers an Alternative to Azure Monitor for WVD

Microsoft only recently released Azure Monitor, but partner Liquidware is touting its own solution to help organizations assess Windows Virtual Desktop environments.

Microsoft Releases Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop

Organizations can now keep tabs on their Windows Virtual Desktop environments with Azure Monitor.

Microsoft Talks Progress with Windows Virtual Desktop

Microsoft recently described recent and upcoming advances in Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), its virtual desktop infrastructure service.

Microsoft Launches Azure Stack HCI

Azure Stack HCI is now generally available from Microsoft, in conjunction with its hardware partners.

Microsoft Making Progress on Windows Virtual Desktop

A recent "Desktops in the Cloud" podcast chat gives some insight into Microsoft's progress on its Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service.

Microsoft Adds Azure Portal, Teams Client Support to Windows Virtual Desktop

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of two new capabilities in its Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service.

Report: Microsoft Working on 'Cloud PC,' Another Virtual Desktop Product

Microsoft is reportedly working on another virtual desktop infrastructure solution that's separate from its current Windows Virtual Desktop product and similar services.

Azure and Citrix Workspace Now at Center of Microsoft-Citrix Pact

Citrix will use Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud services provider, while Microsoft will promote Citrix Workspace as a "preferred digital workspace solution."

Windows 10 AMD Machines Now Support Nested Virtualization

It's possible to test nested virtualization on machines using AMD processors with the latest Windows 10 preview, Microsoft announced this week.