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E-Guide: How to Determine if VDI is Right for your Company and Ways to Overcome Common Annoyances

Even though the thought of virtual desktops has caught everyone's attention, the actual number of installations remains small. This expert e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com explains how organnzations can determine whether this technology is right for them by calculating the return on investment from VDI.

Inside, find out how to overcome the most common VDI annoyances surrounding administration, failover, latency, and user profile management. And learn about one client hypervisor that stands out from the rest with its management features.

These are also closely related to: "Citrix XenClient"

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    While the benefits for both users and IT that desktop virtualization delivers are well established, cost structure can hold many back from implementing this type of structure within their own environments.

    Inside this white paper, learn how two leading organizations are working together to offer cost-effective desktop virtualization solutions that deliver all the benefits of desktop virtualization without the high-priced infrastructure costs. Find out how these technologies can address your organizations unique requirements and use cases.

  • Reviewer's guide: XenDesktop 7.6

    After comparing desktop and application delivery platforms, you’ve selected XenDesktop 7.6. But how well is it going to work within your organization and what do you have to do to successfully implement it?

    This guide takes you through a step-by-step process of installing and configuring the XenDesktop 7.6 for a trial evaluation and guides you through a deployment scenario to help you better understand how the application and desktop delivery capabilities work. Also, evaluate the most common use cases for XenDesktop including VDI desktops, hosted shared desktops, and hosted shared apps.

    Download now to discover notable new features in this latest release and the infrastructure components that make up the XenDesktop 7.6.

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