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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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How to Deploy All-flash Virtual Desktops Simply and Efficiently
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this informative white paper that reveals a technology to help you deploy all-flash virtual desktops simply, efficiently, and flexibly. Worried about boot storms, antivirus scans, suspend/resume operations, and more that can bog down typical virtual desktop implementations? Read on to learn how to avoid these issues.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

EMC Corporation

How to virtualize business critical applications
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Business-critical applications that need to be up and running require greater levels of resilience and recoverability. Symantec ApplicationHA helps you create a resilient VMware environment to deliver effective business services to your end users with virtual machine restart as well as application level monitoring and restart.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 11 Oct 2012

Symantec Corporation

Desktop as a Service is Gaining Ground
sponsored by NaviSite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the top reasons to migrate to a DaaS or VDI environment center around data security and BYOD, and reveals the lasting impact on security.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

NaviSite

VMware View 5.1 with Nimble Storage etc. for up to 1,000 Virtual Desktops Using Cisco UCS
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a reference architecture for Cisco Desktop Virtualization solution with UCS B-Series Blade Servers and Nimble Storage CS-Series storage appliance. Read on to learn how this architecture can help you increase control over your mobile desktop environment, provide better support for SLAs and more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

VMware View 5.1 with Nexenta etc. Using Cisco UCS
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a reference architecture for Cisco Desktop Virtualization solution with B-Series Blade Servers and Nexus 5000 Series Switches.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Deploy 200 VMware Horizon View 5.3 Pooled Desktops On Cisco UCS C240-M3 Rack Server with LSI Nytro MegaRAID and Onboard SAS Drives
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines a self-contained DV solution that can host up to 200 floating assignment linked-clones on a single server, allowing a cost-effective deployment of virtual desktops for your organization.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solutions for EMC VSPEX with VMware View 5.1.2 for 500 Desktops
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document evaluates the scalability of a VMware View 5.1.2 environment, utilizing View Linked Clones, on managed Cisco UCS C-Series C220 M3 Rack-Mount Servers running VMware ESXi 5.1 hypervisor software connected to an EMC VNX5300 Storage Array.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Solutions for EMC VSPEX End User Computing: VMware Horizon View 5.3
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains more about the VSPEX end-user computing solution and can help reduce risk, interoperability issues, sizing issues and performance concerns when it comes to desktop delivery – especially when combined with a strong data center platform architecture.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Oak Hill School District Revamps IT Capabilities with VDI
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how the Oak Hills Local School District in Hamilton, Ohio was able to leverage desktop virtualization to replace aging endpoints with thin clients and enable anytime, anywhere computing while significantly lowering data center management costs.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

University of Colorado at Boulder Revamps IT Capabilities
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn how the University of Colorado was able to leverage the support of three leaders in virtualization, compute and storage to build a high-performance virtualized desktop environment, allowing them to boost performance immensely while helping the campus "go green".
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Hertz Car Rental Conquers VDI Storage Barriers
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn how the IT staff at Hertz car rental were able to use data center consolidation and SSD storage technology to move 4000 users to VDI on Cisco UCS and replace their aging infrastructure.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

VDI on Vblock Saves Tyler School District Nearly $3 Million
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how the Tyler Independent School District in Texas was able tp use the Vblock converged infrastructure system to use existing computers as thin clients and enable centralized administration of the districts' infrastructure.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

VCE

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

When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization: 7 Key Indicators
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the seven key indicators that say it's time to adopt and experience the benefits of VDI.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Your At-A-Glance Guide to Lowering TCO and Increasing User Productivity with VMware® Horizon
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how a leading VMware product provides a complete VDI solution. Learn how this solution can help to lower total cost of ownership, increase user productivity, and other benefits.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

VMware

Your At-A-Glance Guide to How CIOs are Responding to End-User Computing Complexity
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the top challenges found by IT pros and the top seven strategies, perspectives, and techniques to cope with these challenges in managing their end-user computing environment. Learn about what solutions to consider for multiple delivery models, embracing end-point choice and incorporating a safe a secure environment.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 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

8 Common Pitfalls of VDI Projects
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

Using the Vblock System for a 2,500-User VDI Deployment
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines why the VCE Vblock converged infrastructure system is ideal for demanding implementations such as VDI.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

VCE

Vblock Systems: Simplify Your View Deployment
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This document presents an overview of Vblock Systems for VMware View 5, highlighting how this system extends capabilities to provide a fully optimized View deployment solution.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

VCE

How to support massively scalable VDI solutions
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a reference architecture based on real-world test scenarios, user workloads and infrastructure system configurations, and will help you learn about the effectiveness of the VCE Vblock Specialized System for Extreme Applications when used to support a 7,000-user VMware View environment.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

VCE
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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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