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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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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.

Cisco UCS with VMware Horizon: Accelerate Desktop Virtualization Deployments
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews five architectural approaches for desktop virtualization, each designed to address a specific range of desktop delivery and accessibility needs.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Server Design Considerations for Increasing VDI Performance and Scalability
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document seeks to provide an objective analysis of the server-side parameters that affect real-world VDI implementations, focusing on critical questions that should be addressed when designing a computing infrastructure for VDI support.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Why Customers Are Moving Beyond the Status Quo with VMware Horizon 6 (with View)
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This ESG research report provides an in-depth look at three companies who have begun using a new VMware system and how it has significantly impacted the way they do business.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware, Inc.

Meeting Workforce Demands: Why—and How—IT Should Modernize End-User Computing
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will walk you through the four biggest trends affecting IT departments and how they manage end-user computing, and also offers the four best practices that will help you meet these challenges head on.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Why VMware Horizon Is Better Than Citrix XenDesktop
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes the facts from these findings and compares VMware's View with XenDesktop based on six major comparison points.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Graphics Acceleration in View Virtual Desktops
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document defines the various types of 3D-graphics acceleration available in View virtual desktops, describes how to implement and troubleshoot each type, and examines the benefits of each technology.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Desktop as a Service (DaaS): It Just Might Be Your Best Option
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this transcribed presentation, IT veteran and industry expert Nick Cavalancia joins VMware’s Josue Fontanez to discuss the major business challenges of managing remote users, multiple locations, and the ever changing desktop endpoint.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

VMware

How to Migrate Citrix XenApp to VMware Horizon 6
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides guidance for planning and undertaking a migration from Citrix XenApp to Horizon 6.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Cisco and VMware: Transforming the End-User Desktop
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines a joint solution that can help you simplify VDI management and accelerate desktop patching, provisioning and updates from hours to minutes.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

2014 Desktop Virtualization Trends in Healthcare Report
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper presents the findings of a report conducted to reveal the most important desktop virtualization adoption trends in healthcare.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Imprivata

Making Thin Client Performance Priority No. 1 - Ten Steps for Smooth Desktop Virtualization Deployment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide discusses the proper planning guidelines needed to manage and plan a successful virtualization deployment.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

The Advantages of Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, learn about the benefits of using desktop virtualization as well as the business case CFOs need to hear about the advantages of utilizing virtual desktops.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Crush The Quo
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the benefits of enabling a software defined data center with VMware, including greater productivity and uptime.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 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.

Leveraging VMware to Support Changing Workstyles
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper walks through the major trends affecting computing methods in the workplace and explains how Desktops-as-a-Service can help you securely deliver desktops and apps to end users through a unified workspace with little to no upfront capital costs.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

VMware, Inc.

Using DaaS to Create the Ideal Desktop User Experience - Without a PC
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn about Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), which enables the move of virtual desktops — and their related applications and infrastructure — to the cloud, eliminating the requirements for in-house expertise and heavy upfront costs.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

VMware

Debunking the Top 10 Cloud-Hosted Desktop Myths
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at – and debunks – the top 10 myths surrounding DaaS and its use, such as not being able to use DaaS under Microsoft licensing and that it does not support the consumerization of IT.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

VMware

Deploy Virtual Desktops in a Fraction of the Time with XtremIO
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how one medical device company was able to deploy virtual desktops in a fraction of the time it used to take, improving the end user experience and storage performance.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

EMC Corporation

Making Tablets a Business Asset with a Unified Workspace
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This video will help you learn about a unified workspace solution designed to leverage cloud, hybrid and on-premise delivery models and optimize tablet-based app and file access.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

NComputing

A Unified Workspace Solution for Hybrid Environments
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This video examines the NComputing oneSpace, a purpose-built unified workspace solution designed to specifically address the delivery and management needs of SMBs.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

NComputing

VMware and Citrix for Desktop Virtualization: 9 Key Comparison Points
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper presents a critical analysis of two popular desktop virtualization solutions – XenDesktop and VMware View – and should help you decide which direction you should take when it comes to picking your platform.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

VMware, Inc.

Working Smarter with Thin Client Computing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces you to the HP t520, a flexible thin client offering designed to provide boosted performance and reliability for your virtual environment.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Thin Clients with AMD technology
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses thin client computing and how it can help you achieve a high-fidelity, no-hassle connectivity to virtualized desktops and applications.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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