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Blog Post IndicatorRIP Windows XP, Hello VDI

Support Closed for Windows XP

Yes, even though support is dead for Windows XP and security is now at risk, businesses still haven’t made the switch. According to NetMarketShare, 26.29% of desktops are still operating on Windows XP. But if you’re still looking for your IT solution, virtual desktops may be the answer. Virtual desktops give organizations more flexibility and ease of management, utilizing fewer…   Read More →

Blog Post IndicatorMicrosoft Windows XP Support Expiring 2014 – Now What?

Windows XP Support Expiring April 2014

Microsoft Will No longer be Offering Support and Updates for Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003 As of April 8, 2014 the Microsoft will no longer be offering support and updates for Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003, creating a number of questions and concerns amongst businesses who may not be ready to break up with XP. Why are they…   Read More →

Blog Post IndicatorThe Four Most Prominent Benefits of Desktop Virtualization

As a general explanation, desktop virtualization involves separating the physical location of a client device from its logical interface, allowing end users to access their data and applications from anywhere. Desktop virtualization “virtualizes desktop computers”. A user interacts with a virtual desktop in the same way they would use a physical desktop. Desktop virtualization lets users remotely log in to…   Read More →

Blog Post IndicatorThe Ceptor – How it is Different from Dell’s Project Ophelia

Introducing the Ceptor

The Ceptor is strictly an enterprise thin client device compared to other devices being released into the market such as Dell’s Project Ophelia. The Ceptor, designed as an enterprise $99 thin client that operates within an existing Citrix, RDP or VMware environment. Ceptor is a device that turns any HDMI display into a thin client. The Ceptor provides a cloud…   Read More →

Blog Post IndicatorDevon IT Heading to VMworld 2013

Devon IT will be attending the 10th Annual VMworld in San Francisco this August 24th-29th! With over 21,000 expected attendees in 2013 it will be an exceptional event. As vendors in the industry we look forward to working with our partners to demonstrate how to leverage virtualization best practices and simplify IT architectures. Last year at VMworld, Devon IT and…   Read More →

Blog Post IndicatorVDI at the Desktop: Thin Clients or PCs for Better TCO?

TCO Calculator

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), a platform that uses various virtualization technology aspects to implement a rich IT platform through a central, virtualized back end that hosts virtual machines (VMs). VDI architectures include everything from server virtualization to storage, application virtualization, connections, protocols and more. One of the last aspects of VDI typically considered is the desktop and its user. VDI…   Read More →