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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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Desktop Virtualization Reports
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The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 10: What is a desktop?
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: The tenth chapter in Brian Madden's, "The New VDI Reality" e-book, looks at what the perception of a desktop is, and then dives into the true definition of a desktop as it relates to technology today.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 9: Understanding Windows
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: The ninth chapter of Brian Madden's e-book "The New VDI Reality" dives into how Microsoft Windows really works (from the perspective of VDI). It also looks at the broad definitions of the "desktop" that we are trying to deliver with VDI and how we can make Windows do this.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 8: What are you trying to solve
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: The eighth chapter in Brian Madden's, "The New VDI Reality" e-book dives into ways to develop goals for your VDI and desktop virtualization. It also discusses how to identify the problem that you are looking to solve and why exactly companies choose to use desktop virtualization.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 7: The New VDI Reality
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This e-book chapter looks at the different technologies that make up the desktop virtualization landscape, including those technologies that aren't closely related to VDI.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 6: Why Do VDI Projects Fail?
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This chapter, from Brian Madden's "The New VDI Reality" e-book, digs into the details of how and why VDI implementation projects have failed. Access real-world examples of some of the challenges VDI can bring to an organization and learn how to use VDI only where it makes sense.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 5: VDI Costs and Myths
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: The fifth chapter in Brian Madden's, "The New VDI Reality" e-book, takes a look at how IT professionals try to save money with VDI. Also, learn about what can happen when IT professionals use cost models to prove their VDI case.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 4: VDI Performance and the User Experience
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This e-book chapter, from Brian Madden's "The New VDI Reality" takes a look at the general challenges of putting a desktop in a datacenter—challenges which apply to both VDI and Remote Desktop Server-Based Computing (RDSH).
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 3: VDI Management and Storage
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This e-book takes a look at two topics that are important for organizations that are implementing a virtual desktop infrastructure—management and storage.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 2: The Promise and Reality of VDI
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This e-book chapter digs into the reality of VDI, including where it works, where it doesn't, and some of the challenges it faces along with how people are using VDI in the real world (including scenarios where people are not using VDI).
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Using Desktop Virtualization to Simplify 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: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Citrix

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.

VDI worst practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief expert paper to learn what not to do when undertaking a VDI implementation. Inside, discover 3 of the most common VDI mistakes and how these can be avoided.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 1: Why Are We Here?
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This e-book chapter, The New VDI Reality Chapter 1: Why Are We Here?, takes a look at what exactly desktop virtualization is, the current state of the enterprise desktop, and how VDI came to exist (including its roots in the datacenter and how Citrix and VMware duked it out in the last decade.)
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

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.

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.

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®

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™

10 tips to successfully scale your VDI deployment
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

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.

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
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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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