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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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Oak Hill School District Revamps IT Capabilities with VDI
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how the Oak Hills Local School District in Hamilton, Ohio was able to leverage desktop virtualization to replace aging endpoints with thin clients and enable anytime, anywhere computing while significantly lowering data center management costs.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: How to Migrate XenApps to Horizon 6
sponsored by VMware
TRANSCRIPT: This transcript provides how a leading VMware product is delivering virtualized or remote desktops and applications to a single platform, whichever that user is utilizing. Learn how transitioning to this product compares to major other components and which approach may be right under your companies differing circumstances.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware

University of Colorado at Boulder Revamps IT Capabilities
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn how the University of Colorado was able to leverage the support of three leaders in virtualization, compute and storage to build a high-performance virtualized desktop environment, allowing them to boost performance immensely while helping the campus "go green".
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Hertz Car Rental Conquers VDI Storage Barriers
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn how the IT staff at Hertz car rental were able to use data center consolidation and SSD storage technology to move 4000 users to VDI on Cisco UCS and replace their aging infrastructure.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Expand Your Horizon for VDI and DaaS
sponsored by VMware
TRANSCRIPT: This transcript provides information for companies to learn about VDI opportunities and exactly what VDI and Desktops as a Service strategy entails and the benefits. Take a look at how a leading vendor will discuss what VDI solutions regarding storage can help.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware

VDI on Vblock Saves Tyler School District Nearly $3 Million
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how the Tyler Independent School District in Texas was able tp use the Vblock converged infrastructure system to use existing computers as thin clients and enable centralized administration of the districts' infrastructure.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

VCE

Presentation Transcript: Building a Better Business Case with Horizon 6
sponsored by VMware
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

Case Study: Engineering Firm Revamps 3D App Delivery
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: This whitepaper examines how the global engineering firm SSOE was able to partner with a major desktop virtualization solutions vendor to deliver a 3D application experience that rivals the performance of an on-site PC, allowing their organization to revolutionize their project management.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 27 Nov 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization: Is Now The Time?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: In this webcast, industry experts examine the innovations that have caused enterprises to reevaluate the costs and potential of VDI, discuss the architecture packages that make the most sense for a VDI implementation today and explain what a transition to virtual desktops should look like.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 08 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, 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

When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization: 7 Key Indicators
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the seven key indicators that say it's time to adopt and experience the benefits of VDI.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Build a Business Case for Desktop and App Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
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

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on Vblock Systems
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews a n enterprise-class IT infrastructure solution designed to accelerate VDI deployment and provide performance at scale for the most demanding applications – all while keeping critical data and apps secure.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

VCE

Vblock Specialized System for Extreme Applications
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the effectiveness of the Vblock Specialized System for Extreme Applications when it comes to supporting data-intensive desktop and app delivery.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

VCE

Vmware View Mobile Secure Desktop on Vblock Systems
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the use of desktop virtualization as the answer to improving mobile support capabilities and evolving the workspace environment.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VCE

6 Reasons VMware Horizon 6 Is a Better Choice Than Citrix XenDesktop
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at six key comparison points between Horizon 6 and XenDesktop that should help you make your decision one way or the other.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

Building a Cost-Effective, Continuously Available Storage Infrastructure
sponsored by Bull
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper looks at a class leading mid-range storage platform and storage federation solution that, when combined, can enable new levels of service for mission-critical apps and help IT deliver on the paradigm of secured access from anywhere at any time.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Bull

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.

Cisco UCS with VMware Horizon: Accelerate Desktop Virtualization Deployments
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews five architectural approaches for desktop virtualization, each designed to address a specific range of desktop delivery and accessibility needs.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Desktop Virtualization Solution Overview Video
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: This video examines the benefits of leveraging Cisco technology for the management of PCs disaggregated across your network via desktop virtualization.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 06 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Server Design Considerations for Increasing VDI Performance and Scalability
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document seeks to provide an objective analysis of the server-side parameters that affect real-world VDI implementations, focusing on critical questions that should be addressed when designing a computing infrastructure for VDI support.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Delivering Enterprise Mobility with Cisco UCS and VMware Horizon
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: Watch this video to learn more about a joint solution from Cisco and VMware that can help you accelerate your desktop transformation and provide the proper support for any virtualization initiative.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 01 Jul 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Where Should You Put Your Desktops?
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: Determine how to assess whether your organization should host its desktop in the cloud.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Why Customers Are Moving Beyond the Status Quo with VMware Horizon 6 (with View)
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This ESG research report provides an in-depth look at three companies who have begun using a new VMware system and how it has significantly impacted the way they do business.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware, Inc.

Meeting Workforce Demands: Why—and How—IT Should Modernize End-User Computing
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will walk you through the four biggest trends affecting IT departments and how they manage end-user computing, and also offers the four best practices that will help you meet these challenges head on.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

VMware, 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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