Setting Up A Remote Desktop Connection: A Guide

Posted by Christian Kline on Thu, Oct 06, 2011 @ 10:47 AM

So, you're curious about setting up a Remote Desktop Connection between two Windows PCs? With Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection software, built into the Windows operating system, setting up your computer for this kind of connection is not at all difficult. Just use common sense and follow these instructions - or, for more complete directions, visit Microsoft's website.

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Topics: Utilizing Technology in Business, desktop virtualization, IT Managed Services

Remote Access Terminal Server - Five Ways To Increase Profit Now

Posted by Sean Kline on Fri, Jul 22, 2011 @ 04:37 PM

A remote access terminal server which is now called a Remote Desktop Session Host is a great way to both reduce costs and increase revenues through better employee efficiency.  Following are five ways to increase profit in your small business using Remote Desktop Services.

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Topics: desktop virtualization, Virtualization

The Benefits Of Virtualization: Company Optimization And Harry Potter

Posted by Sean Kline on Wed, May 25, 2011 @ 04:38 PM

I was on vacation recently visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with my family.  Normally, I would not be thinking about the benefits of virtualization at such times, but circumstances dictated otherwise.  First, on the way to Florida, in my haste getting the luggage out of the vehicle at the airport, I forgot my iPad.  More on that later...

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Topics: desktop virtualization, Virtualization

How does Desktop Virtualization Work to Improve Productivity?

Posted by Sean Kline on Mon, Feb 14, 2011 @ 12:06 PM

We have looked at the benefits of desktop virtualization in Small Business Endpoint Virtualization - Smartphones, Tablets And PCs and what two flavors of desktop virtualization are in What is Desktop Virtualization? VDI vs. Session Virtualization.  Now we will answer the question, how does desktop virtualization work to improve productivity.

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Topics: desktop virtualization, Virtualization

What is Desktop Virtualization? VDI vs. Session Virtualization

Posted by Sean Kline on Tue, Feb 08, 2011 @ 01:31 PM

We touched on this topic in Small Business Endpoint Virtualization - Smartphones, Tables And PCs, but what is desktop virtualization?  For the sake if this discussion, endpoint and desktop virtualization refer to the same area, so as to not get lost in semantics, I will use the latter term.  Perhaps more than other types of virtualization, desktop virtualization has multiple deployment models including operating system virtualization and application virtualization.  Microsoft segments operating virtualization into Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Session Virtualization and Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization.

Let's look at a simplified view of VDI and Session Virtualization to begin with from a use case perspective to see which technology is best suited for which business need.

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Topics: desktop virtualization, Virtualization

Small Business Endpoint Virtualization - Smartphones, Tablets And PCs

Posted by Sean Kline on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 @ 09:49 AM

Small Business Endpoint Virtualization provides a great way for organizations to increase productivity and reduce costs while minimizing risk and increasing agility.  There are an increasing number of endpoint options that users have from smartphones to tablets and various flavors of PCs.  This gives people the option to be connected when and how they want to.

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Topics: desktop virtualization, Virtualization

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