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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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VDI and Session Based Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to learn why IT departments are turning to desktop virtualization in order to reduce the cost and resources required to manage employees’ desktops and laptops. Also learn about an alternative architecture method for desktop virtualization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NComputing

Hosted Desktop Benefits with No Compromises
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Poor performance is one of the major reasons why users reject many remote desktop implementations. While all your workers may sit at PCs, each user population has unique needs. Read this paper to learn how delivering desktops via the "PC-on-a-chip" method can help.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

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™

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.

Taking a Leap Forward with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the key benefits of desktop virtualization through VDI and provides some key considerations you will have to take when implementing virtualization in your organization.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Improving the Virtual Desktop Experience for Branch and Mobile Workers
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, we show you the effect enterprise WAN can have on virtualized desktop and applications, including latency and congestion issues, and reveal how you can sidestep the impact caused by WAN.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Citrix

Accelerating the Transition to User-Centric Computing
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the new user-centric IT delivery model and explains the steps required in order to make this kind of model a reality.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Flexera Software

Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Desktops as a Service
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines 5 very compelling reasons DaaS may be the simplest and most cost-effective way to transition from a physical infrastructure to VDI.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Debunking the Top 10 Cloud-Hosted Desktop Myths
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper exposes—and debunks—the top 10 DaaS myths, which range from supposed cost, user experience and security issues, to ease of use, licensing and integration limitations.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Exploring Hardware Innovation for Centralized Desktop Deployments
sponsored by Citrix and HP
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how leveraging a flash storage solution can not only create the proper setting for a successful virtual desktop deployment, but can actually help accelerate your organization’s move to virtualization.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Citrix and HP

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

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

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

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

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

10 Quick Tips for Scaling VMware Horizon View
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

The Vmware Mobile Secure Workplace
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn more about this solution and hear what current users have to say about their experience using it.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

VMware

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
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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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