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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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NComputing Thin Clients chosen to migrate from Windows XP-PARCC assessment testing support key to success
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how the Pana Community School District was able to use virtualization and thin client computing to move away from Windows XP and into the next generation of computing, resulting in more centralized device management, reduced power consumption, and more.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

NComputing

PC Replacement for Education
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how a session based desktop virtualization solution lets you, lower both acquisition and ongoing costs, reduce power consumption, heat and noise and simplify maintenance and upgrades.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

NComputing

Deploying Effective Virtual Desktop Environments in the Organization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the challenge of managing a wide range of devices and offers a solution: using desktop virtualization to balance IT control with user flexibility by moving control of the organization desktop back to the data center.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

IBM Simplifies IT Management with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on System x Servers
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how using proven server hardware as a platform for a VDI rollout can help realize the key benefits of VDI, including centralized client management and application processing, selective device access, high availability, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

IBM and Intel.

Private Clouds: Easing Deployment and Management
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at available tools for every level of cloud computing, from companies just beginning to transform their IT environment to the private cloud, to those who need increased capabilities.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2013

IBM and Intel.

VDI and Session Based Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to learn why IT departments are turning to desktop virtualization in order to reduce the cost and resources required to manage employees’ desktops and laptops. Also learn about an alternative architecture method for desktop virtualization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NComputing

Video: Hosted Desktops - Right-sized for Desktop Transformation
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
VIDEO: In this video, learn how Citrix and HP delivery models can help your organization adapt to the changes in desktop delivery and improve IT control.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 13 Feb 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

Hosted Desktop Benefits with No Compromises
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Poor performance is one of the major reasons why users reject many remote desktop implementations. While all your workers may sit at PCs, each user population has unique needs. Read this paper to learn how delivering desktops via the "PC-on-a-chip" method can help.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

The Ultra-Dense Server Breakthrough to Design Hosted Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how, by using new server technology, it is possible to host desktops without any virtualization layer and deliver a dedicated PC experience for remote desktop users, combining the benefits of a virtual desktop with the performance of an actual PC.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

ESG brief - Citrix and HP Help Deliver Alternative Desktop Solutions
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how HP and Citrix are enabling companies to quickly identify potential deployment alternatives for developers, engineers, remote employees, branch offices and contract workers.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

Using DaaS to Create the Ideal Desktop User Experience - Without a PC
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about the benefits of using DaaS to empower IT to deliver of cloud-hosted virtual desktops to end users at a predictable cost as well as a solution that can help you leverage DaaS effectively.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Taking a Leap Forward with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the key benefits of desktop virtualization through VDI and provides some key considerations you will have to take when implementing virtualization in your organization.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Branch and Mobile Workers, Avoid Potential Issues Caused by WAN
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, we show you the effect enterprise WAN can have on virtualized desktop and applications, including latency and congestion issues, and reveal how you can sidestep the impact caused by WAN.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Citrix

Accelerating the Transition to User-Centric Computing
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the new user-centric IT delivery model and explains the steps required in order to make this kind of model a reality.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Flexera Software

Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Desktops as a Service
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines 5 very compelling reasons DaaS may be the simplest and most cost-effective way to transition from a physical infrastructure to VDI.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Debunking the Top 10 Cloud-Hosted Desktop Myths
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper exposes—and debunks—the top 10 DaaS myths, which range from supposed cost, user experience and security issues, to ease of use, licensing and integration limitations.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Exploring Hardware Innovation for Centralized Desktop Deployments
sponsored by Citrix and HP
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how leveraging a flash storage solution can not only create the proper setting for a successful virtual desktop deployment, but can actually help accelerate your organization’s move to virtualization.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Citrix and HP

Tips on Preparing for and Passing the VCP5-DCV Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper is aimed at IT professionals who are interested in earning a VMware Certified Professional on Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) certification. It provides the benefits of having the certification, details for earning the certification, and tips for passing the exam.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

Global Knowledge

Develop Your Criteria for Selecting VDI Software
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: Vendors provide many desktop virtualization choices, so know your needs when comparing virtual desktop infrastructure products. See how to evaluate and deploy VDI software.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

State of the Art on Managing Endpoints
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: This expert resource will show how you can tackle endpoint management more methodically by coming to terms with BYOD, securing data effectively, and addressing enterprise mobility management. Read on to learn more today.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper highlights the benefits of desktop virtualization, ways to make the transition, and robust tools that enable management across the widest range of devices and systems. Find out why more and more organizations are considering this strategy today.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jun 2013

IBM and Intel.

Games gets end-to-end solution that will deliver
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
CASE STUDY: Explore this case study to learn how organizers for a global multi-sport event were able to meet organizational budget goals with a stable infrastructure and simplified IT management that led to the event's overall success. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

10 Quick Tips for Scaling VMware Horizon View
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This e-book gives you 10 tips for achieving successful, full‐scale VDI deployments based on real‐life case studies.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Unidesk Corporation

Past, Present, and Future of XenApp and XenDesktop
sponsored by Citrix
PODCAST: In this special edition of the BrianMadden.com podcast, Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth talk about the evolution of data and cloud services, the renewed focus on delivering applications over desktops and what Citrix is doing both with today's products and the upcoming Citrix Workspace Services.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 24, 2014

Citrix

The Vmware Mobile Secure Workplace
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn more about this solution and hear what current users have to say about their experience using it.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 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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