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Microsoft
VMware Cross-Cloud available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace
VMware's customers can use the Azure cloud platform to accelerate application modernisation, migrate workloads faster to the cloud, and scale virtual desktops.
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Cloud
Citrix partners with Cloud4C, with eye on improving virtual desktop infrastructure
Cloud4C’s expertise in VDI solutions will complement the efforts of Citrix experts who simplify implementation, reduce deployment time, and help in leveraging the full benefits of virtualised desktops.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Virtual desktop infrastructure market to reach US$30 billion
Global Market Insights predicts that the global pandemic will boost the VDI market, particularly due to adoption by the IT and telecom industries.
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Cybersecurity
Creating a modern data experience with virtual desktop infrastructure
Although the case for VDI is certainly argued by remote workers, it can provide many additional benefits for businesses, making the growth of VDI not all that surprising. 
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Cloud
NetApp acquires CloudJumper to create its own Virtual Desktop Service
The acquisition paves the way for NetApp's own Virtual Desktop Service, which aims to solve the challenges facing enterprises with a remote workforce, namely issues regarding virtual desktop services and application management.
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Remote Working
Microsoft Azure virtual desktop solution ideal for remote working, Empired states
Businesses should be considering connectivity and physical equipment when it comes to remote working plans. A tool such as WVD can help, Empired states.
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IaaS / Serverless Infrastructure
New solution promises cloud deployment in two hours
Australian IT services company Linktech Australia says its Kloudily IaaS and virtual desktops solution will get employees into remote work in a hurry.
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Remote Working
Nutanix expands Xi Frame support across additional APAC data centers
According to Nutanix, the expansion aims to soften the blow of COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak by enabling more businesses and employees to work from remote locations, such as their homes.
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Cloud
Nutanix offers free services to Asia Pacific region in wake of coronavirus
The company is offering a free trial of its virtual desktop services to businesses across the APAC region as more people opt to stay at home or work remotely.
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Cloud
Dell updates configurability and performance of thin clients
“We want the Wyse thin client experience to be the best it can be for our customers.”
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Disaster Recovery
CT4 moves into NEXTDC's B2 Brisbane data center
“The guys from NEXTDC made sure we had connectivity when we moved in, and this allowed us to manage connectivity to other sites using software."
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Windows
Fujitsu and Citrix expand cloud collaboration, launch virtual desktop service
This is not the first time Fujitsu and Citrix have collaborated. The two companies have collaborated on VDI technology for around two decades.
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Dicker Data
IGEL ink A/NZ distribution agreement with Dicker Data
The move will bring IGEL closer to the Citrix channel in Australia and enhances Dicker Data’s portfolio of virtual solutions.
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Smartphone
Samsung turn smartphones into desktops with new 'DeX'
“We developed Samsung DeX with the highly mobile worker in mind, giving them a convenient and flexible desktop experience.”
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Cloud
Nutanix eases VDI pressure at Auckland Motorway Alliance
“We had a decision to make. We are not risk averse. So we made the decision early on to go to a virtualised environment."
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Encryption
Is your server ripping you off?
If you are looking at upgrading or are paying a lot in server support costs, it may pay to get pricing for a hosted server sooner rather than later.