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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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Real World Considerations for Implementing Desktop Virtualization eBook
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines the real world considerations for implementing desktop virtualization, providing a helpful introduction for those new to virtual desktops and a useful overview for those looking to refresh their expertise.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization Solutions Overview: Features, Benefits
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: View this video overview to hear about the features and benefits of an advanced desktop virtualization platform built upon leading technologies that delivers agile, cost-effective and reliable desktop virtualization for your business.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 15 Jul 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Why Readiness Assessments are Vital for Mobile Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you determine if your network is properly secured against the vulnerabilities caused by BYOD. Inside, you'll find a series of questions you need to consider when it comes to your network policies, security resources and current management solutions.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mobility, Virtualization and the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By reading this report from Forrester Consulting, you’ll gain an understanding of the benefits, challenges and timelines for implementing workspace initiatives such as BYOD programs as well as collaboration, desktop virtualization, app virtualization and security solutions.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Introduction to Desktop Virtualization for the IT Pro
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper takes an in-depth look at desktop virtualization, serving as an introduction for those new to the technology and also as a helpful review for IT pros who are embarking on their virtual desktop journey.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 | Published: 27 Jun 2013

VMware

Implementing Desktop Virtualization, Step-by-Step
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the top four considerations you need to take into account before delving into an implementation plan.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

VMware

Ensuring Desktop Virtualization Success
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This crucial white paper provides a helpful guide for assessing the operational and economic benefits and drawbacks of desktop virtualization so you can determine how to approach it in a way that will ensure success.
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 | Published: 25 Jun 2013

VMware

E-Guide: Understanding Cloud Computing, Virtual Desktops and DaaS
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com discusses the fundamental differences between cloud computing, virtual desktops and DaaS, outlining the exclusive capabilities of DaaS as well as the difficulties it can present.
Posted: 18 Jun 2013 | Published: 18 Jun 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

XenApp 6.x Planning Guide: Virtualization Best Practices
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide provides best practices for virtualizing XenApp so that you can plan and deliver desktops services that empower your end users with the mobility they need.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Citrix

Taking Windows mobile on any device
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines how you can virtualize Windows business applications and desktops in the data center and deliver high-performing, secure access to them from any type of mobile device, over any network connection. Read on to learn how you can take Windows mobile.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 14 Jun 2013

Citrix

Desktop Transformation: Start Right, to End Right
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: The recommendations described in this whitepaper will help you ensure a successful desktop transformation that involves combinations of VDI and hosted/published desktops and applications, layering of application virtualization and personalization.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Flexera Software

Beaufort Memorial Hospital Case Study
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This informative case study details how a healthcare facility used a desktop virtualization solution to reduce desktop provisioning time, cut login time in half and dramatically improve security and productivity.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Frost and Sullivan Whitepaper: Constant Access to Patient Care Applications and Information in a Digital World
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explores best practices and the underlying value of hospital desktop virtualization, including where it can be the most beneficial and how to ensure effective deployment.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Simplify and secure corporate laptops
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative paper to discover a desktop virtualization platform from Citrix which can deliver the benefits of local desktop virtualization to laptop users with the flexibility to work from anywhere.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

The Future of Desktop Virtualization, Chapter 4
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This expert resource discusses how bring your own device (BYOD) policies, when used in conjunction with virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), can return control back to IT while reducing the administrative and management headaches commonly associated with user-owned devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

School optimizes learning environment for students
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This brief case study explores how a secondary college in Melbourne, Australia – providing education to 1,200 students from ages 13-18 – integrated their one-on-one laptop program to provide the opportunity for students to bring their own devices to school and connect to the school's network with minimal support from the IT staff.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Dell, Inc.

A CIO's Five-Point Plan for Managing Endpoint Security
sponsored by Dell KACE
EGUIDE: Managing endpoint security is a major challenge for organizations. This expert e-guide, brought to you by SearchCIO.com, offers a five-point solution for managing endpoint security for the hyper-connected enterprise – starting with data governance.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Published: 20 Jun 2013

Dell KACE

Desktop Management Software for Physical vs. Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Dell KACE
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com looks at some of the ways common desktop management tasks differ between physical and virtual environments. Familiarize yourself with the differences so that you can you take the right approach to managing the specific needs and jobs of your desktops.
Posted: 19 Jun 2013 | Published: 19 Jun 2013

Dell KACE

Zero Client vs. Thin Client Computing
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: This expert guide puts zero clients and thin clients head-to-head comparing capabilities, system requirements, benefits and drawbacks.
Posted: 18 Jun 2013 | Published: 18 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

E-Guide: Cloud Computing Brings New Options to Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com investigates different methods of supporting virtual desktops through cloud computing.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

E-Guide: VDI Hardware Comparison: Thin vs. Thick vs. Zero Clients
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com compares thin clients, fat clients and zero clients to help you learn how these endpoint devices for VDI differ and establish a blueprint for your desktop virtualization strategy.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

Empowering the End User Without Sacrificing IT Control
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines VMware's Horizon Suite, answering frequently asked questions about the solution, which transforms end-user assets from computing silos into centralized IT-managed services.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 14 Jun 2013

VMware, Inc.

How to Support the Mobile Workforce with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses a desktop virtualization solution that utilizes technologies built specifically for a mobile and collaborative workforce. Learn how you can improve operational efficiency, security and agility while providing the services that today's users need.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 14 Jun 2013

VMware, Inc.

SMBs Prefer Horizon View Over Other VDI Solutions – Two Years in a Row
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a desktop virtualization solution that has been chosen over competitors at an almost 2-to-1 margin. Read on to find out if this solution is a good fit for your overall desktop strategy.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

Hudson County achieves fivefold faster time to value with Dell vStart
sponsored by Dell and VMware
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study discusses how a government organization took advantage of a ready-to-run pre-integrated converged infrastructure system that allows for flexible deployment of virtual servers and desktops, eased management frustrations and power needs, and the ability to provide IT services to users in disaster situations.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Dell and 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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