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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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Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 1: Introduction to DaaS
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: In the first chapter of Brian Madden's DaaS e-book, Introduction to DaaS, learn what Desktop as a Service is, learn about the pros and cons and discover how it can help your IT organization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 18: Alternatives to DaaS
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: In this chapter of Brain Madden's e-book, Desktops as a Service, explore three alternatives to DaaS. Learn about the various benefits and draw backs of on-premise VDI, RDSH and traditional desktops to help you decide which solution is right for your needs.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 14: Client Devices and BYOD
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This Chapter of Brian Madden's e-book, Client Devices and BYOD details the various factors IT administrators must consider with respect to client and mobile devices. Explore DaaS client options as well as how to assess your mobile needs to select the "right" client device.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Everything You Need to Know About the Disadvantages and Challenges of DaaS
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EBOOK: In this e-book chapter, best-selling author and VDI visionary Brian Madden presents you with complimentary access to his "Desktop-as-a-Service" book that reveals exactly how to overcome the top ten challenges of adopting DaaS.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Everything You Need to Know About the Advantages of DaaS
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: Check out this exclusive chapter of Brian's best-selling DaaS e-book to explore nine advantages DaaS has over VDI, including faster migration times, no huge startup costs, extended device lifecycles, and more.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI - Quitting DaaS
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EBOOK: Access this select chapter from "Desktops as a service: Everything you need to know about DaaS and Hosted VDI" by desktop virtualization analysts Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth to explore the most common reasons why people choose to quit their DaaS projects and what you need to do to prepare for those possibilities.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This document addresses the architecture design, configuration and implementation considerations for the key components of the architecture required to deliver virtual desktops via XenDesktop 7.1 on Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2 or VMware vSphere 5 with the Dell Wyse Datacenter technology.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Performance, Reliability and Flexibility of Windows 7 in a Thin Client
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at a series of desktop virtualization hardware solutions with dual and quad core options to suit your unique budget, application, and performance needs
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Wyse Intel-Based 3000 Series Thin Client: Powerful and highly configurable
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the Wyse Intel-based 3000 series thin client, a hardware solution capable of driving a wide range of applications, including HD multimedia and rich graphics, to just about all of your end-users, no matter what their needs may be.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

School District Renews Old PCs, Saves Millions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how cloud-client computing provided a school district with an affordable and manageable way to deliver updated PC capabilities.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Now IT Can Update from Anywhere!
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
VIDEO: Dell has created a way for IT personnel to update from anywhere, at any time, so they don't have to be chained to their work desk. In fact, you won't believe where some IT pros are updating from – watch this video to find out!
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 07 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

E-Guide: Choosing the Right Thin Clients for your VDI Project
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide details important tips on how to choose the best thin clients. Download now to learn what factors to consider when selecting a thin client and check out the answers to frequently asked questions about thin client options.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Dell

Operational Improvements Drive Desktop and Application Virtualization Adoption
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the benefits of desktop virtualization and application delivery solutions. In addition, Citrix customers reveal their experiences with these services and describe the operational benefits they saw regarding client management, administration, help desk, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Citrix

Four Comparisons of VMware Horizon vs. Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a user-centric approach to desktop computing that improves the way people work and the way IT supports them. Download now to explore four reasons to go beyond the limitations of other virtualization solutions with a user-centric approach.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Citrix

Plugging into Zero Clients Powers Investment Program
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
CASE STUDY: Access this white paper to discover how a VDI solution enabled improvement of the desktop environment by centralizing data to tighten security and decrease desktop management.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Virtual desktop infrastructure: The big picture
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: Virtual desktop infrastructures (VDIs) are increasing in popularity, and they're quickly evolving in terms of performance and capabilities. In this expert e-guide, compare the key vendors in the VDI market, and learn the advantages and disadvantages of each to help you determine which best suits your needs.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Citrix

Expert Guide to Implementing Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Ensuring that a desktop virtualization implementation delivers a satisfactory end-user experience and uses computer resources effectively can be a challenging task. In this expert Pocket E-Guide, brought to you by SearchVirtualDesktop.com, Dell and Intel, you will discover top strategies for a smooth transition to a virtual desktop environment.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Jan 2010

Dell

Violin Product Overview Concerto 2200
sponsored by Violin Memory
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper explores a leading solution to virtual desktop and server infrastructures. Find out what benefits this leading solution can offer including deduplication and compression to make VDI and VSI functional and economic.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Violin Memory

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

Simplifying endpoint management with VMware Horizon Mirage
sponsored by VMware
TEST RESULTS: This test report shows how one leading product can be a valuable tool for endpoint management and managing thousands of devices. Learn how it tested against other products and how it minimized user downtime and minimized the effect on network and storage resources.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

VMware

Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them
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

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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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