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Understanding Alternative Compute Models
Thanks to recent advances in technology, IT has a range of centrally-managed compute models from which to choose. From Terminal Services to VDI, from blade PCs through application and OS streaming, each model has its advantages and trade-offs.
This white paper describes the variety of compute models available, how each works, and the advantages and limitations of each model for key vectors such as security, manageability, and power consumption. Also identified are the major providers of software solutions and the end-point devices to deploy each model.