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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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Top 10 Reasons You Should be Implementing VDI
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines ten reasons why you should be implementing VDI and how all-flash storage systems can optimize virtual desktop deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

How All-Flash Has Created a Next-Generation VDI Resurgence
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the evolution of end-user computing from the beginning of desktop virtualization technologies to today's VDI. Read on to find out how to architect a high-performance VDI environment and learn how all-flash systems play a major part in VDI deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

The Ultimate Storage for Citrix XenDesktop
sponsored by Pure Storage
DATA SHEET: This quick and easy-to-read data sheet will provide readers with the insight needed to get the most from their Citrix XenDesktop deployments. Inside, learn why legacy storage causes such disarray with successful XenDesktop deployments and see why all-flash is actually one of the most cost-effective ways to go.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

FlashStack Converged Infrastructure for Virtual Desktops (VDI)
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet introduces a converged infrastructure system that can help businesses facilitate the proper foundation for fast, cost effective, and future-primed VDI environments. View now to learn more.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Secure By Design
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple remote access that enhances business productivity.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Improve Workforce Performance with new Laptops and Desktops
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The following infographic details the top three reasons why businesses should make upgrading their laptops and desktops a top priority. Inside, uncover what benefits you may gain and what risks you can avoid.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Three Ways Companies Are Slashing IT Costs With VDI
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out how VDI helps IT shift to a centralized architecture in order to lower capital and operating expenses, increase flexibility, and improve security and explore three organization's experience with VDI.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Citrix

VDI—Simplify your migration to Windows® 10 and beyond
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Windows 10 is poised to become the most rapid OS migration in history—driven as much by users as by IT. Learn how IT can take the pain out of OS migrations now and in the future with a virtualized infrastructure that strengthens security and simplifies BYOD, app compatibility and corporate desktop management.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

VDI—Simplify Your Migration to Windows 10 and Embrace Desktop Apps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to streamline your migration to Windows 10 with a virtualized infrastructure that simplifies BYOD, app compatibility, and corporate desktop management. Access this paper now to answer your burning questions about this OS and how it pertains to desktop virtualization.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Citrix

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktops
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop and see firsthand how this system can provide a cost-effective alternative to proprietary operating systems, making it a powerful option for those businesses that don't have a big budget but still want reliable, secure desktop for their users.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Deliver Windows Apps to Google Chromebooks for a Seamless, App-centric Experience From Anywhere
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: While the Google Chrome platform is ideal for accessing Google Apps, SaaS and other cloud-based services, Microsoft Windows applications continue to play an essential role in most organizations. Read this paper to learn the best way to access Windows apps on Chromebooks.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix

Top 10 Reasons to Strengthen Information Security with App and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore 10 reasons why app and desktop virtualization should be the foundation for your layered approach to information security. Find out how you can manage risk effectively so your organization can benefit from mobility and flexwork initiatives.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Citrix

Operational Benefits of Citrix Application and Desktop Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: ESG investigates what drives organizations to adopt desktop virtualization, the benefits they realized, and the key capabilities you need to consider when selecting a desktop virtualization vendor.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Citrix

VDI and Beyond: Addressing Top IT Challenges to Drive Agility and Growth
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization is a powerful driver of business transformation, making it possible to deliver the apps and data people depend on to be more productive and for IT to become more efficient. Learn how Citrix XenDesktop allows you to balance user requirements and costs for each use case.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Citrix

Server-Hosted Virtual Desktops Vendors and What Makes Them Stand Out
sponsored by Citrix
RESEARCH CONTENT: Explore notable characteristics of VDI systems and when it's appropriate to use server-hosted virtual desktops. You'll also take a look at the current state of the VDI market and see how the top vendors stack up against each other.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 10 Nov 2015

Citrix

Best of VMworld Award Winners
sponsored by arcserve
EGUIDE: The Best of VMworld 2015 Awards recognize the most innovative new products in the server virtualization, cloud and end-user computing markets. A panel of expert judges evaluated 153 nominated products on display at VMworld 2015 and named winners in seven categories. Download now to find out what made the list.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 28 Sep 2015

arcserve

Taking Windows Mobile on Any Device
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Taking Windows applications and desktops mobile has many advantages, but with so many device types to consider, how can you simplify solution implementation? Learn how Citrix XenApp solves this complex problem.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Citrix

Desktop Virtualization Aids Graphic-Heavy Apps and BYOD
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
EGUIDE: This e-guide illustrates how virtual desktops can aid graphics-heavy apps, and will help you discover how GPU virtualization can aid app performance, and ease BYOD management. Access this guide to get an exclusive look at Nvidia vGPU support and its accommodation of VDI graphics demands.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016


vGPU's Effect On VDI And Complex Graphics
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
EGUIDE: Virtualized GPU technology is bringing VDI to more users than ever before, which could spur desktop virtualization adoption. This e-guide details how virtualized GPU technology is impacting VDI deployments and changing the way complex graphics are delivered to virtual desktops.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016


Windows 10: Top 10 Features IT Pros Will Love
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the 10 most crucial Windows 10 features that IT pros need to know about, including mobile device management, work folders that regulate access to corporate content, the return of the Start Menu, and 7 more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 03 Feb 2016

Microsoft

A Guide to Hyper-Converged Infrastructures Purpose-Built for Zero Branch IT
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
DATA SHEET: This data sheet explains how to converge server, storage, and network infrastructure to enable data centralization, instant recovery, and lower TCO. Read on to advantage of this hyper-converged infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Why choose Citrix over VMware?
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: Why should you choose Citrix over VMware? With 25 years of innovation and real-world customer deployments, only Citrix has the mobile workspace technology that helps businesses achieve their goal of a truly mobile workforce. Read the infographic.
Posted: 16 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix

Guide: Enabling App Delivery for Any Device
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores top challenges in app delivery, and takes a closer look at the types of apps and the platforms from which they can be delivered. Read on to discover expert tips and use cases for delivering SaaS- and cloud-based web apps, natively installed Windows apps, and more to any device.
Posted: 16 Nov 2015 | Published: 16 Nov 2015

VMware

The Rising Value - and Falling Cost - of App and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The growing strategic value of desktop virtualization is advancing quickly, providing new ways to enable business mobility and increase the flexibility. Learn how falling cost factors in every part of the desktop virtualization architecture making it more affordable than ever.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Citrix

Computer Weekly – 6 October 2015: What's on your desktop?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, Microsoft has released Office 2016 and is urging customers to migrate to Windows 10 – but is a desktop upgrade worth the hassle? We report from the Dreamforce conference on the latest products from Salesforce.com.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 05 Oct 2015

ComputerWeekly.com
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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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