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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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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.

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.

Four Desktop Virtualization Use Cases
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide takes a look at what desktop virtualization can and cannot do, particularly with respect to disaster recovery, security, BYOD and management.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

A New Tower Server Built for the Modern Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
VIDEO: It's time to leverage a solution that can drive better business outcomes today and grow with you into the future. Access this video to learn how a new rack-mountable tower server delivers the scalable performance and storage capabilities you need for workloads such as databases, desktop virtualization, medical imaging, and more.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 07 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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

Shopping for Thin Client Devices? Focus on Manageability
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com examines four solid options for thin client devices from various vendors.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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.

Using DaaS as a Mobile Desktop Strategy
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

Modernizing Corporate Desktops for the Mobile Cloud Era
sponsored by VMware
VIDEO: This webcasts discusses Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) technology, a powerful new desktop delivery method that eliminates some the headaches associated with deploying VDI on-premises, and explains how Google is partnering with DaaS service providers in order to specifically optimize the use of Chromebooks in the workplace.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2014

VMware

Top 10 Myths of Desktop as a Service (DaaS)
sponsored by VMware
VIDEO: This webcast discusses the biggest myths surrounding DaaS, such as the idea that you can't use DaaS and remain compliant with Windows licensing agreements, and explains what the truth is about this technology.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 25 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

Podcast: Desktop as a Service (DaaS): It Just Might Be Your Best Option
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
PODCAST: This audio presentation discusses the major business challenges of managing remote users, multiple locations, and the ever changing desktop endpoint, and explain how DaaS can help IT conquer them all.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 15, 2014

VMware, Inc.

Desktop as a Service (DaaS): It Just Might Be Your Best Option
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webinar, IT veteran and industry expert Nick Cavalancia joins VMware's Josue Fontanez to discuss how DaaS can help solve the major challenges of managing remote users, multiple locations, and the ever changing desktop endpoint.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 15, 2014

VMware, Inc.

Creating a Successful Patch Management Strategy
sponsored by N-able Technologies
EGUIDE: In this expert e-Guide, learn how to ensure that your patch management strategy remains secure following the transition from physical to virtual desktops; why delaying security patches puts organizations at risk; and how to build a case for a formal patch management program.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

N-able Technologies

Simplify Management & Deliver Business Continuity for VMware Horizon 6
sponsored by VMware
VIDEO: This whitepaper will help you learn how desktop virtualization can help you simplify end-user management while also optimizing backup and recovery capabilities.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2014

VMware

How to Migrate XenApps to Horizon 6
sponsored by VMware
VIDEO: This webcast examines VMware Horizon 6 and also discusses major component comparisons between the two platforms that are worth taking into consideration, and also provides an overview on how to migrate from XenApps to VMware Horizon 6.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2014

VMware

Expand Your Horizon for VDI and DaaS
sponsored by VMware
VIDEO: This video discusses how using a hybrid-cloud model to deploy your virtual desktop infrastructure can help organizations provide an optimized end-user experience without having to make heavy investments in new storage hardware and space.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 30 Jun 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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