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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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Desktop Virtualization White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Horizon View 6 Blast Performance Features
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines various features of the components that comprise VMware's Blast family, including a brief discussion of what they are, improvements in version 6, and any notes or requirements for implementation.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Breaking geographical barriers in government with desktop virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how desktop virtualization can help organizations – specifically government institutions - move application processing from a physical desktop to the data center in order to fulfill the “anywhere, anytime” demands of mobile employees.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Achieving Enterprise VDI without an Enterprise Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines a solution that can provide enterprise-grade VDI capabilities as a unified, converged solution, allowing for simplified deployment of a range of VDI users for your business.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Finding the Right Cloud Client-Computing Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a joint management solution that uses an innovative cloud approach to support a wide range of users in a pooled VDI environment at a low cost per user.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Taking the Pain out of Desktop Virtualization Hardware and Storage Sizing
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the components of a desktop virtualization solution designed to provide all the server management capabilities, processor power and storage needed to take full advantage of its benefits.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Virtual App Delivery Platform Makes Windows Apps Available to Chromebook Users
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Citrix solutions can help organizations enable access to business-critical applications via Chromebooks, and why doing so could save the business money in the long run.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Citrix

VDI and Beyond: Addressing Top IT Challenges to Drive Agility and Growth
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores a collection of services that can help drive a modern, mobile workforce toward greater agility and productivity, one project at a time.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

3 Compelling Reasons to Consider Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, explore the current challenges surrounding desktop management and get an in-depth look at three reasons why you should consider a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

VMware

Tech Tips: Successful Deployment of VMware Horizon (with View) and VMware Mirage
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 10 tips to consider when planning for a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) or physical endpoint deployment. Read on to discover how two leading products offer solutions for both virtualization of end-users desktops and new/existing physical or virtual devices.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware

GreenPages VMware View Design Reference Implementation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how one company successfully designed and implemented a 100% virtualized environment with the help of a VDI tool. Learn about each of the phases it took to implement a virtualized desktop and the results the company found after deploying a VDI project.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware

Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the eight common pitfalls associated with VDI and how to avoid them. Read on to ensure that you do not run the risk of disrupting ongoing business operations, losing staff productivity, and creating unhappy end-users when deploying a VDI project.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware

8 Common Pitfalls of VDI Projects Infographic
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the eight common pitfalls of VDI projects. Learn about the risks associated with the pitfalls and how not understanding them could affect your implementation of the virtual desktop infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

Why Choose VMware® Horizon View™ Over Citrix XenDesktop?
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out which vendor is the right one for you by learning about how they compare with application virtualization, full flash-based application support, streamlined installation and ease of management, and more.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

A complete overview of VMware Horizon
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores answers to frequently asked questions about VMware's Horizon 6 and Horizon DaaS to help you determine which one – if any – is right for your company. Learn what features each platform offers and how they can help support anytime/anywhere workspaces.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

VMware

Five Steps to Meaningful Use with Workspace Virtualization
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare IT pros face 3 obstacles when trying to align with meaningful use standards: clinician experience, security and compliance, and legacy infrastructure management. In this expert guide, discover 5 key benefits healthcare organizations will realize when they deploy workspace virtualization.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RES Software

VMware vs. Citrix: 6 comparisons of Horizon 6 and XenDesktop platforms
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic takes a look at six key comparison points between Horizon 6 and XenDesktop to help you decide which is better suited for your organizations' IT infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

What VMware Horizon 6 can offer you
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource walks through the major trends impacting employee work styles, how the role of IT is changing to adapt, and a desktop virtualization strategy that can help support and optimize mobile capabilities.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Market Trends: Desktop Virtualization, 2013
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As part of a Gartner report examining the five major IT transitions affecting organizations today, this whitepaper takes a look at desktop virtualization’s crossover into the mainstream market from the perspective of technology and service providers.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

VMware, Inc.

VDI worst practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief expert paper to learn what not to do when undertaking a VDI implementation. Inside, discover 3 of the most common VDI mistakes and how these can be avoided.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

IBM Simplifies IT Management with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on System x Servers
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how using proven server hardware as a platform for a VDI rollout can help realize the key benefits of VDI, including centralized client management and application processing, selective device access, high availability, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

IBM and Intel.

IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper highlights the benefits of desktop virtualization, ways to make the transition, and robust tools that enable management across the widest range of devices and systems. Find out why more and more organizations are considering this strategy today.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jun 2013

IBM and Intel.

The Ultra-Dense Server Breakthrough to Design Hosted Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how, by using new server technology, it is possible to host desktops without any virtualization layer and deliver a dedicated PC experience for remote desktop users, combining the benefits of a virtual desktop with the performance of an actual PC.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

ESG brief - Citrix and HP Help Deliver Alternative Desktop Solutions
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how HP and Citrix are enabling companies to quickly identify potential deployment alternatives for developers, engineers, remote employees, branch offices and contract workers.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

10 tips to successfully scale your VDI deployment
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This e-book gives you 10 tips for achieving successful, full‐scale VDI deployments based on real‐life case studies.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Unidesk Corporation

Using DaaS to Create the Ideal Desktop User Experience - Without a PC
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about the benefits of using DaaS to empower IT to deliver of cloud-hosted virtual desktops to end users at a predictable cost as well as a solution that can help you leverage DaaS effectively.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.
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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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