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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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Rethink the Traditional PC Refresh Strategy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about the cost and operational benefits of thin-client computing, especially when paired with a desktop virtualization solution.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Citrix

Forrester Research: Workforce Personas and the Mobile App Gap
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how to determine the various “workplace personas” present in your organization and what steps need to be taken in order to optimize app delivery to these end-users, closing the app gap for good.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Citrix

Securing the Mobile Workspace: Deliver Any App to Any Device, Anywhere
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines a way to power complete mobile workspaces on any device while maintaining end-to-end security.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Citrix

Reality Check(list): Mobile Enterprise Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: There are a lot of vendors selling mobility solutions, so this guide can help you identify the appropriate solutions for the use cases within your organization.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Citrix

10 Essential Elements for a Secure Mobility Strategy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper presents 10 key points surrounding security, user experience, IT operations and BYOD that need to be considered as you develop an enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Citrix

Mobile Workspaces: Enable People with New Ways to Work
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Employees expect to be able to work outside the office anywhere, on any mobile device. Learn how mobile workspaces from Citrix enable users with virtualization, networking and cloud services.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Citrix

How 4 Citrix Customers Solved the Enterprise Mobility Challenge
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about a solution that provides a secure way to manage your mobile environment while meeting user expectations, and how four organizations were able to effectively implement the tool.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Citrix

Enterprise Mobility Management at your own Pace: a Three Step Approach
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has empowered organizations across the spectrum, from healthcare to the military. Its benefits are numerous, but how do you begin to manage enterprise mobility? Learn how in this guide.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Citrix

Deployment Best Practices and Guidelines to Deliver Any App to Mobile Users
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access to corporate applications allows mobile workers to be more productive, responsive and informed. Discover six ways to provide enterprise application access on mobile devices.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Citrix

Gartner Report: Best Practices in Choosing and Implementing EMM
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are process of selecting or planning the implementation of a mobile device management solution. Get best practices and a step-by-step approach for mobile and security specialists.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Citrix

FAQ: Converged Infrastructure, Desktop Virtualization, and Server Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses questions that you may have about desktop virtualization and converged infrastructures, with an additional focus on how the combination of the two can affect the management of your server environment.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Introduction to VDI Storage
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This IT Handbook: Introduction to VDI Storage, written by desktop virtualization expert Brian Madden, explores how to successfully manage storage for virtual desktop infrastructures.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 14: The Future of Desktop
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: The final chapter of Brian Madden's e-book The New VDI Reality, discusses what the future of the desktop will look like from different perspectives of what "the desktop" is.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 13: Putting it all together
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: The thirteenth chapter of The New VDI Reality e-book, discusses how once you figure out how to deliver the individual apps to users, the next step is to turn it back into a "desktop" by gluing together the common authentication, identity management, apps stores, client devices, user settings, and data sync.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Assuring Performance in VDI Deployments
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers a virtual desktop infrastructure solution that will prevent your project from hitting speed bumps.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Secure by Design: How XenApp and XenDesktop Dramatically Simplify Data Protection, Access Control and Other Critical Security Tasks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines how Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop solutions can dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple, flexible remote access that enhances business productivity.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Citrix

School District Deploys VDI to Simplify Management and Cut Costs
sponsored by X-IO
CASE STUDY: Texas' Garland Independent School District (GISD) relied on over 30,000 computers, and such a large number of computing devices was becoming a financial and managerial burden. In this case study, learn how GISD was able to support thousands of students, teachers, and staff with a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

X-IO

Storage Arrays Deliver Low Cost and Breakthrough VDI Performance
sponsored by X-IO
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a storage technology that balances performance and capacity requirements to ensure large-scale VDI implementations meet the requirements of heavy workload users, without over-provisioning.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

X-IO

Optimizing Virtual Desktops with Unified Storage
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: If not carefully designed, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments can rack up costs, deliver sub-par performance, and become too difficult to manage. In this white paper, gain a better understanding of VDI workload and learn how to overcome the related challenges with the right integration of storage and desktop virtualization tools.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

Dell and VMware

Achieve VDI benefits with the right storage infrastructure
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper introduces a unified, integrated platform that combines compute, storage, and switching that provides a "data center in a box," perfectly suited for VDI deployments. View now to discover best practices for implementation, as well as the storage infrastructure design and sizing considerations you should address.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Dell and VMware

Toad Data Point
sponsored by Dell Software
PRODUCT DEMO: Learn to access, analyze and provision data like a pro. A cross-platform query and data-integration tool, Toad Data Point provides nearly limitless data connectivity, desktop data integration, visual query building, and workflow automation to make your job easier than ever. Download the following trial to start attaining these benefits now.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 15 Aug 2014

Dell Software

4 Organizations Enable Anywhere, Any Device CAD Productivity
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out how the use of virtual CAD desktops has provided businesses with access to apps and data from any location, on any device, and, as a result, enables them to reap the benefits of centralization and thrive in a competitive market.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Top Use Cases for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
DATA SHEET: In this concise infographic, explore the top use cases for desktop virtualization, and a system that will help your IT team empower the workforce one project at a time. Read on to learn what 8 use cases have made the list.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Citrix

Using an Integrated Platform to Mobilise Your Business
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how an integrated platform for enterprise mobility provides employees with a workspace that enables them to access any application on any device, enhancing business agility and facilitating innovation.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Citrix

Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: According to IDC, organizations are seeing greater than 300% ROI from virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). However, transitioning to VDI is a big project, and the road to success is full of potential pitfalls. In this white paper, learn how to avoid eight of the most common VDI project pitfalls.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

VMware
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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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