Citrix XenClient vs VMware View Client

Some time ago I posted a first look post on XenClient.  My overall impression was that it was an interesting technology but the hardware support was too limited.  I’ve continued to keep my eye on it from a distance because VDI is always promising but the expanded use case I keep running into are clientContinue reading “Citrix XenClient vs VMware View Client”

2013 may FINALLY be the year of VDI and BYOD

I am thinking that maybe 2013 will finally be the year of virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) enabled BYOD.  This is not because of some fancy new feature in VMware View or Citrix XenDesktop but due to a new feature of Windows 8.  I said a LONG TIME ago that Windows 8 should be a hypervisorContinue reading “2013 may FINALLY be the year of VDI and BYOD”

XenClient Install and First Look

A while back I wrote how I thought Windows 8 should be a bare metal hypervisor.  I won’t revisit the many advantages including VDI but, I’d be really excited to see a client based bare metal hypervisor with wide support. That’s why I got really excited when I heard about XenClient.  I didn’t even knowContinue reading “XenClient Install and First Look”