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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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Measuring the Business Value of VMware Horizon View
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an in-depth analysis of organizations who have adopted a centralized virtual desktop computing environment with the use of VMware Horizon View as their platform. Find out how organizations saw significant business value and high ROI when compared to traditional PCs.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

Extending the Benefits of Virtualization from the Data Center to Device
sponsored by VMware
DATA SHEET: This infographic details the reasons why organizations should extend the benefits of virtualization from the data center to desktops and mobile devices. Learn how the increasing mobility movement is making virtualization a popular move.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

VMware

Enabling a Flexible Workforcewith VMware® Horizon
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, discover a desktop virtualization technology that allows employees to access their desktops and applications at any time, from any device they choose, while IT can maintain and manage security and data protection. Find out how this technology can run on a number of different endpoint devices.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware, Inc.

Maximizing Your Desktop and Application Virtualization Implementation - Part 2 of 3
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
BOOK: This informative resource highlights desktop and application virtualization management best practices for image management, BYOD and physical environments, automating desktop provisioning, and more.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware, Inc.

Maximizing Your Desktop and Application Virtualization Implementation - Part 1 of 3
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
BOOK: This informative resource highlights hosted applications and how they work with desktop virtualization. Find out the benefits to hosted applications when compared to applications installed locally in each VDI virtual machine, physical desktops and virtualized applications installations.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware, Inc.

Maximizing Your Desktop and Application Virtualization Implementation - Part 3 of 3
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
BOOK: Access this informative resource to find out why many organizations are making the move to desktops as a service (DaaS). Learn how DaaS works and the five essential DaaS requirements.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization for Wealth Management and Insurance
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report highlights how desktop virtualization can bring benefits to the new workplace environment. Discover the advantages of deploying VDI and what factors are driving the desktop virtualization movement. Explore the role of IT in VDI and how desktop virtualization is being used in the insurance and wealth management industry.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

VMware, Inc.

VDI Plants the Seeds for Desktops in the Cloud
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: Cloud-based desktops may not replace virtual desktop infrastructure, and both desktop delivery methods offer enterprises value. DaaS and VDI are similar but suit different uses.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Video: What Brian Madden thinks about vWorkspace
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast from desktop virtualization expert Brian Madden explores how Dell is differentiating its VDI offering – vWorkspace 8.5 – from its competitors and learn how you can benefit from implementing this technology.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2015

Dell, Inc.

How Desktop-as-a-Service Can Solve Higher Education’s End-User Computing Challenges
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to discover how desktop-as-a-service builds on virtual desktop computing but takes it a step further moving it to the cloud. Explore eleven benefits of DaaS and how this technology is built for higher education.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

VMware

Desktop as a Service: Delivering the Customer Experience Users Require Without the Up-Front Costs
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out how DaaS is moving beyond client virtualization efforts by moving VDI to hosted cloud service providers.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

VMware

Virtual Desktops Can Add Resilience to Disaster Recovery
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: Disaster recovery can benefit from virtual desktop infrastructure. First, admins must decide how to approach VDI, keep their DR plans up to date and trust their DaaS providers.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Desktop-as-a-Service Myths Vs. Realities
sponsored by NaviSite
VIDEO: In this video, you'll learn more about the truths and misconceptions of DaaS and its role in the modern business. View now to learn the key benefits and the reasons why you should reconsider the possibilities of DaaS.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 20 Feb 2015

NaviSite

Is DaaS Right for You, and How Does It Differ from VDI?
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: DaaS and VDI offer enterprises two routes to desktops, mobility and the cloud. Each has advantages in terms of performance, management and security, but be sure you know who's responsible for what.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

10 Things You Need to Know About Desktop-as-a-Service
sponsored by NaviSite
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how desktop management can be done more effectively and at less cost via the cloud. Read on to take advantage of this primer on DaaS and learn the 10 things you need to know about it.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

NaviSite

Desktop-as-a-Service Gaining Ground: 2014 Survey Results
sponsored by NaviSite
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore the reasons to reconsider Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and examine how DaaS desktops remove much of the cost and complexity of traditional desktop computing. You'll also learn the top reasons to migrate to a DaaS or VDI environment center around data security and BYOD.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

NaviSite

Benefits of converging virtual desktops and apps
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore how the next generation of Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp is allowing administrators to gain more control of Windows application delivery to mobile devices and support cloud-hosted desktop deployments. Also, discover a new approach that centralizes and delivers desktops, apps, and data to mobile users.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2015

Citrix

What you need to know before undertaking your virtualization journey
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Find out what is driving IT managers to deploy desktop and application virtualization strategies and the business outcomes for workers and IT. Discover how they measure the success of their virtualization deployment. Also, learn how to take a strategic approach to deployment in order to prevent common challenges of virtualization.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

AppSense

Meeting Meaningful Use and Optimizing IT and Clinical Productivity
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how user virtualization is adding value to healthcare organizations by enabling all aspects of the user to be stored and managed independent of the accessing device. Find out how this complies with privacy and security mandates while also allowing anytime, anywhere, seamless access to applications and files.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

AppSense

Enterprise Strategy Group: Lab Report of Coho DataStream
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper from ESG examines a software-defined storage solution that is distributed across both the network switch and the commodity server back-end storage.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Coho Data

Architecting Large Virtualization Environments Using Web Scale Storage
sponsored by Coho Data
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the keys to architecting large virtualized environments using web-scale storage – as well as the key tenets of web-scale storage itself.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Coho Data

Transcript: What Brian Madden thinks about vWorkspace
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Access this presentation transcript to examine what desktop virtualization expert Brian Madden thinks about Dell vWorkspace 8.5 and how it compares to other VDI options on the market.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

How Nationwide Children's Hospital Increased Manageability Desktops Securely
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to see how one healthcare organization implemented user virtualization technology in order to overcome the difficulties of providing users with personalized desktops with the control IT wanted.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

AppSense

Case Study: How one healthcare center cut costs on Windows 7 migration and increased user productivity with virtualization
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to discover how a healthcare organization was able to leverage virtualization to manage a diverse combination of users, apps, and data across the enterprise desktop environment with a powerful user-based policies and personalization within their healthcare environment.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

AppSense

Podcast: What Brian Madden thinks about vWorkspace
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PODCAST: Listen to this podcast to hear desktop virtualization expert Brian Madden discuss what he thinks about the new product offering in the VDI market – the Dell Wyse vWorkspace 8.5.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Jan 29, 2015

Dell, Inc.
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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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