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DEFINITION: Desktop virtualization is the use of virtual machines to let multiple network subscribers maintain individualized desktops on a single, centrally located computer or server. The central machine may be at a residence, business or data center. Users may be geographically scattered but are all connected to the central machine by a proprietary local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) or the  … 
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Tips on Preparing for and Passing the VCP5-DCV Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper is aimed at IT professionals who are interested in earning a VMware Certified Professional on Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) certification. It provides the benefits of having the certification, details for earning the certification, and tips for passing the exam.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Global Knowledge

Enabling Seamless Remote Access to 3D Applications and Data through Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines a technology strategy designed to enable secure, real-time remote collaboration on design data and model-based deliverables with optimized visual performance.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Citrix

7 Reasons Why Windows 8 is the Future
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn why Windows 8 is the future for Windows enterprise desktop and computing and how Windows 8 can make your business processes easier.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

VDI Comparison: Five reasons XenDesktop beats Horizon View
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines 5 key comparisons between XenDesktop and Horizon View, including which better supports heavy 3D applications and client-side rendering.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Citrix

VDI Implementation: Allow Employees to Work on the Device of their Choice
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn about a secure-by-design solution that is made to meet the needs of the modern enterprise and empowers workers to access virtualized desktops and Windows apps in the datacenter from anywhere with an optimized experience on any device.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Citrix

Three Businesses Share Why They Chose Citrix XenDesktop Over VMware
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Does Citrix’s XenDesktop really deliver? Find out in this whitepaper, where 3 businesses explain why they chose XenDesktop of VMware View.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Citrix

IDC MarketScape Excerpt: Worldwide Client Virtualization Software 2013 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This IDC study provides a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the capabilities and business strategies of many client virtualization software vendors.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Citrix

4 reasons to go beyond VMware View with Citrix XenDesktop
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the potential limitations associated with VMware View and how to move beyond them.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Citrix

The Future of The VDI Market: A Flash Implementation Case Study
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from searchVirtualStorage.com examines how VDI support technologies can now be used to create a seamless ecosystem of storage, servers and endpoints as well as networking, monitoring, security and other essential tools.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Pure Storage

Best Practices to Optimize Flash Technology
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide examines the solution options available to address these difficulties and explores strategies you can use to make good flash-storage decisions and overcome virtual machine performance issues.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Pure Storage

Case Study - Camberwell Grammar School
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This case study shows how one school was able to implement a Nimble Storage solution in order to reduce physical storage space, compress data, and save disk space via thin provisioning.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Nimble Storage

VDI Comparison - 5 Reasons why XenDesktop beats Horizon View
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines 5 key comparisons between XenDesktop and Horizon View, including which better supports heavy 3D applications and client-side rendering.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Citrix

IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Client Virtualization Software 2013 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This IDC study provides a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the capabilities and business strategies of many client virtualization software vendors.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Citrix

NVIDIA Grid: Graphics Accelerated VDI With The Visual Performance of A Workstation
sponsored by NVIDIA
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will teach you more about the new frontier of GPUs in the cloud and how you can bypass the stumbling blocks that have prevented organizations from enabling GPU-accelerated VDI with NVIDIA Grid.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

NVIDIA

7 Key Indicators that You Need to Extend Virtualization to the Desktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines 7 key indicators that you need to extend virtualization to the desktop.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014

VMware

AdminStudio Virtual Desktop Assessment
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a solution that utilizes on-device agents to monitor behavior and transfers data to centralized servers for detailed reporting and analysis.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 07 May 2014

Flexera Software

AdminStudio Virtual Desktop Assessment Overview
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn about AdminStudio Virtual Desktop Assessment 1.0 and how to optimize the benefits it brings to organizations when it comes to managing a virtual desktop environment.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

Flexera Software

Top 10 Reasons to Strengthen Information Security with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the top 10 benefits of adding desktop virtualization to information security strategies for an increasingly diverse and expansive IT environment.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Citrix

Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Desktops as a Service
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn about DaaS and how it can help nearly all-sized organizations to simplify the delivery of cloud-hosted virtual desktops to end users at a predictable cost.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

VMware

Violin Flash Arrays for Maximum VDI Performance
sponsored by Citrix and Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a virtual desktop infrastructure solution that will help you ensure virtual desktop performance by sizing to meet peak demands.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Citrix and Violin Memory

750 XenDesktop Users on Tegile Storage
sponsored by Citrix and Tegile
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an overview of a virtual desktop infrastructure solution and details the results of a study that put it to the test.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Citrix and Tegile

Using DaaS to Meet Mobile User Needs
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the user needs driving the need for desktop and application delivery optimization, such as device independence and user self-service, and explains how DaaS helps organizations enable cloud-based virtual desktops that help optimize both the end-user experience and IT management capabilities.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

VMware

How Software-Defined Storage Delivers a Better ROI for VDI
sponsored by Citrix and Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about the performance and administrative advantages gained from the use of true software-defined storage and how it can exceed the capabilities of legacy storage systems.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

Citrix and Nexenta

“A Day in The Life”: Citrix Tests 750 Seat VDI Environment
sponsored by Citrix and NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In response to this solution confusion, Citrix has designed a turnkey “VDI Capacity” test procedure that simulates “a day in the life” of a 750 user desktop virtualization environment and reveals how to achieve VDI-optimized storage for as little as $37 per desktop.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

Citrix and NetApp

Fusion ioControl Hybrid Storage with XenDesktop
sponsored by Citrix and Fusion-iO
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the considerations that must be taken before selecting storage for VDI and explains how you can address those considerations with “hybrid” storage.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Citrix and Fusion-iO
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DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  Internet.Desktop virtualization offers advantages over the traditional model, in which every computer operates as a completely self-contained unit with its own operating system, peripherals and application programs. Overall expenses are reduced because resources can be shared and allocated to users on an as-needed basis. The integrity of user information is improved because all data is maintained and backed up in the data center. Conflicts in software are minimized by reducing the total number of programs stored on any given machine.Despite the sharing of resources, all users can customize and … 
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