Microsoft RDP and RemoteFX, ICA/HDX, EOP and PCoIP: VDI Remoting Protocols Turned Inside Out

Download this episode

Download Video

Description

Microsoft RDP/RemoteFX, Citrix ICA/HDX, Quest EOP and VMware/Teradici PCoIP represent a selection of popular virtual desktop remoting protocols. But how are they different from each other and what does this mean for Windows 7 users? How good is the user experience when remoting standard graphics and multimedia output formats, such as GDI, DirectX, OpenGL, Windows Presentation Foundation, Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, videos and animations? Join Remote Desktop MVP Benny Tritsch for an in-depth look at how graphics and media remoting really works, comparing the different remoting protocols head-to-head.

Day:

4

Level:

400 - Expert

Code:

VIR401

Embed

Format

Available formats for this video:

Actual format may change based on video formats available and browser capability.

    The Discussion

    • User profile image
      Adam

      Another interesting solution for improving graphics performance in VDI is Ericom Blaze, a software-based RDP acceleration and compression product that provides improved performance over WAN and congested LANs. Besides delivering higher frame rates and reducing screen freezes and choppiness, Ericom Blaze accelerates RDP performance by up to 25 times, while significantly reducing network bandwidth consumption over low-bandwidth/high latency connections.

      Ericom Blaze works with any standard RDP host, including VDI, Terminal Servers and remote physical machines.

      You can read more about Blaze and download a free evaluation at:
      http://www.ericom.com/ericom_blaze.asp?URL_ID=708

      Or view a video demo at:
      http://www.ericom.com/blaze_youtube.asp?URL_ID=708

    Comments closed

    Comments have been closed since this content was published more than 30 days ago, but if you'd like to send us feedback you can Contact Us.