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DEFINITION: Also see Terminal Server product, Microsoft software that serves the Windows desktop and applications to terminals.Generally in information technology, a terminal server is a hardware device or server that provides terminals (PCs, printers, and other devices) with a common connection point to a local or wide area network. The terminals connect to the terminal server from their RS-232C or RS-423 serial  … 
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Understanding Desktop Virtualization
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the variety of desktop virtualization models available, how each works, and the advantages and limitations of each model for key vectors such as security, manageability, and power consumption. Also identified are the major providers of software solutions and the end-point devices to deploy each model.
Posted: 14 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

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PC Desktop Virtualization
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WHITE PAPER: If a virtual server is a good idea, why not extend that notion to a virtual desktop PC? Learn how users can retain full control of their desktop environment while continuing to enjoy all of the functionality associated with personal control.
Posted: 11 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

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TERMINAL SERVER SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  port. The other side of the terminal server connects through network interface cards (NIC) to a local area network (LAN) (usually an Ethernet or token ring LAN) through modems to the dial-in/out wide area network, or to an X.25 network or a 3270 gateway. (Different makes of terminal server offer different kinds of interconnection. Some can be ordered in different configurations based on customer need.) The use of a terminal server means that each terminal doesn't need its own network interface card or modem. The connection resources inside the terminal server are usually shared dynamically … 
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