Archive for November, 2010


Citrix HDX better than PCoIP? VMWare promptly reply to Gartner…

November 23, 2010

Certainly you know that after a co-development with the startup Teradici, VMware launched a software-only version of the remote desktop protocol PC over IP (PCoIP). PCoIP support has been introduced in View 4.0 and it’s obviously still present in the new View 4.5.
Customers interested in VDI have wondered if PCoIP is on par or superior to the Citrix High Definition eXperience (HDX) protocol, an extension of the ICA protocol, introduced with XenDesktop 3.0 in February 2009. There are few benchmarks about the topic, but how the experience will be for the average employee? Chris Wolf, Vice President of Research at Gartner, just provided an answer to this simple(?) question… read more…