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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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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

Deliver A Seamless User Experience For Windows Apps on Chromebooks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Learn how an application virtualization approach allows organizations to launch centrally hosted Windows apps alongside other cloud services within the same Chrome environment.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Citrix

Top use cases: Driving IT toward VDI
sponsored by Citrix
DATA SHEET: In this concise infographic, explore the top use cases for desktop virtualization, and a system that will help your IT team empower the workforce one project at a time. Read on to learn what 8 use cases have made the list.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Citrix

VDI and Beyond: Addressing Top IT Challenges to Drive Agility and Growth
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores a collection of services that can help drive a modern, mobile workforce toward greater agility and productivity, one project at a time.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Presentation Transcript: Building a Better Business Case with Horizon 6
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
TRANSCRIPT: Find out how a leading vendor can help you build a better business case with Horizon 6 and how it utilizes four key innovations to do so.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware, Inc.

Five Steps to Meaningful Use with Workspace Virtualization
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare IT pros face 3 obstacles when trying to align with meaningful use standards: clinician experience, security and compliance, and legacy infrastructure management. In this expert guide, discover 5 key benefits healthcare organizations will realize when they deploy workspace virtualization.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RES Software

Presentation Transcript: Build a Business Case for Desktop and App Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
TRANSCRIPT: This transcript provides key factors that IT managers should consider when deploying desktop virtualization and how a leading vendor offers many different desktop virtualization options to help each specific user.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware, Inc.

VMware vs. Citrix: 6 comparisons of Horizon 6 and XenDesktop platforms
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic takes a look at six key comparison points between Horizon 6 and XenDesktop to help you decide which is better suited for your organizations' IT infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

What VMware Horizon 6 can offer you
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource walks through the major trends impacting employee work styles, how the role of IT is changing to adapt, and a desktop virtualization strategy that can help support and optimize mobile capabilities.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Where Should You Put Your Desktops?
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This handbook gives IT decision-makers the information they need to realistically assess the viability of a DaaS initiative. Read on to learn how DaaS differs from other forms of virtual desktop infrastructure and from Windows as a Service.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

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.

Gartner Report: Best Practices in Choosing and Implementing EMM
sponsored by Citrix
ANALYST REPORT: Many organizations are process of selecting or planning the implementation of a mobile device management solution. Get best practices and a step-by-step approach for mobile and security specialists.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Citrix

Introduction to VDI Storage
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This IT handbook, written by desktop virtualization expert Brian Madden, explores how to successfully manage storage for virtual desktop infrastructures using tools like solid state disk.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 14: The Future of Desktop
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: The final chapter of Brian Madden's e-book The New VDI Reality, discusses what the future of the desktop will look like from different perspectives of what "the desktop" is.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 13: Putting it All Together
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: The thirteenth chapter of The New VDI Reality e-book, discusses how once you figure out how to deliver the individual apps to users, the next step is to turn it back into a "desktop" by gluing together the common authentication, identity management, apps stores, client devices, user settings, and data sync.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Managed VDI Services & WaaS: What they mean to IT Leadership
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Cloud is an enabler to this transformation. Find out why the majority of IT leaders expect cloud to help them innovate, not just save money.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Jul 15, 2014

Dell, Inc.

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: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Citrix

The New VDI Reality E-Book, Chapter 12: Moving Beyond Windows Applications
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: The twelfth chapter of Brian Madden's e-book "The New VDI Reality" discusses how to integrate apps (that are not Windows) with your existing environment and also how to build a VDI strategy for them.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 11: How do we make Windows do this?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: The eleventh chapter of Brian Maddens "The New VDI Reality" e-book focuses on how we can shoehorn our traditional Windows desktop applications into the new trends and expectations of VDI.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 10: What is a desktop?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 9: Understanding Windows
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: This hand-picked chapter from Brian Madden's "The New VDI Reality" e-book dives into the world of Windows in regards to VDI. Access now and you'll explore a few important Windows facts that are shaping the desktop virtualization landscape today and uncover the truth behind why Windows is difficult.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 8: What Are You Trying to Solve?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: The eighth chapter in Brian Madden's e-book, "The New VDI Reality," 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

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 7: The New VDI Reality
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 6: Why Do VDI Projects Fail?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New VDI Reality E-Book Chapter 5: VDI Costs and Myths
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: Access this select chapter from Brian Madden's "The New VDI Reality" e-book to look at the costs associated with VDI. Learn how IT professionals try to save money with VDI and discover eleven things that happen when IT professionals use cost models to prove their VDI case.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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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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