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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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Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 6: Disadvantages and Challenges of DaaS
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: This chapter, from Brian Madden's, Desktop as a Service e-book, explores some of the disadvantages and challenges of adopting DaaS and provides solutions for how to go about solving the issues.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 5: Advantages of DaaS
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: The fifth chapter of Brian Madden's Desktop as a Service e-book takes a look at the full advantages of using Desktops as a Service.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: Today's IT professionals want to know whether they should take the plunge with DaaS, and if so, what to look out for and how to succeed. This is what world-famous desktop virtualization analysts and bloggers Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth set out to do in this book, Desktop as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Utilizing an end-to-end desktop and applications virtualization strategy
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Explore an end-to-end desktop and application virtualization solution that combines multiple desktop virtualization technologies in one easy-to-use, integrated system for rapid, secure administration.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Performance, Reliability and Flexibility of Windows 7 in a Thin Client
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at a series of desktop virtualization hardware solutions with dual and quad core options to suit your unique budget, application, and performance needs
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell

Plugging into Zero Clients Powers Investment Program
sponsored by Dell
CASE STUDY: Access this white paper to discover how a VDI solution enabled improvement of the desktop environment by centralizing data to tighten security and decrease desktop management.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Dell

School District Renews Old PCs, Saves Millions
sponsored by Dell
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how cloud-client computing offered an affordable and manageable way to deliver updated PC capabilities.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Dell

Wyse Intel-Based 3000 Series Thin Client: Powerful and highly configurable
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the Wyse Intel-based 3000 series thin client, a hardware solution capable of driving a wide range of applications, including HD multimedia and rich graphics, to just about all of your end-users, no matter what their needs may be.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell

Maximizing Your Desktop and Application Virtualization Implementation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the latest innovation in desktop virtualization including hosted applications, image and performance management, and DaaS. Learn how these help to maximize your desktop and application virtualization implementation plan.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

VMware

Introduction to Desktop Virtualization for the IT Pro
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover why desktop virtualization is right for your organization. Learn about what makes a VDI implementation and the benefits desktop administrators, end-users, and companies can see.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware

How to Deploy All-flash Virtual Desktops Simply and Efficiently
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this informative white paper that reveals a technology to help you deploy all-flash virtual desktops simply, efficiently, and flexibly. Worried about boot storms, antivirus scans, suspend/resume operations, and more that can bog down typical virtual desktop implementations? Read on to learn how to avoid these issues.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

EMC Corporation

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: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Citrix

Expert Guide to Implementing Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Ensuring that a desktop virtualization implementation delivers a satisfactory end-user experience and uses computer resources effectively can be a challenging task. In this expert Pocket E-Guide, brought to you by SearchVirtualDesktop.com, Dell and Intel, you will discover top strategies for a smooth transition to a virtual desktop environment.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Jan 2010

Dell

Violin Product Overview Concerto 2200
sponsored by Violin Memory
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper explores a leading solution to virtual desktop and server infrastructures. Find out what benefits this leading solution can offer including deduplication and compression to make VDI and VSI functional and economic.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Violin Memory

Your At-A-Glance Guide to Lowering TCO and Increasing User Productivity with VMware® Horizon
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how a leading VMware product provides a complete VDI solution. Learn how this solution can help to lower total cost of ownership, increase user productivity, and other benefits.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

VMware

Your At-A-Glance Guide to How CIOs are Responding to End-User Computing Complexity
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the top challenges found by IT pros and the top seven strategies, perspectives, and techniques to cope with these challenges in managing their end-user computing environment. Learn about what solutions to consider for multiple delivery models, embracing end-point choice and incorporating a safe a secure environment.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

VMware

Tech Tips: Successful Deployment of VMware Horizon (with View) and VMware Mirage
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 10 tips to consider when planning for a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) or physical endpoint deployment. Read on to discover how two leading products offer solutions for both virtualization of end-users desktops and new/existing physical or virtual devices.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware

GreenPages VMware View Design Reference Implementation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how one company successfully designed and implemented a 100% virtualized environment with the help of a VDI tool. Learn about each of the phases it took to implement a virtualized desktop and the results the company found after deploying a VDI project.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware

Simplifying endpoint management with VMware Horizon Mirage
sponsored by VMware
TEST RESULTS: This test report shows how one leading product can be a valuable tool for endpoint management and managing thousands of devices. Learn how it tested against other products and how it minimized user downtime and minimized the effect on network and storage resources.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

VMware

8 Common Pitfalls of VDI Projects
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the eight common pitfalls associated with VDI and how to avoid them. Read on to ensure that you do not run the risk of disrupting ongoing business operations, losing staff productivity, and creating unhappy end-users when deploying a VDI project.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware

8 Common Pitfalls of VDI Projects Infographic
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the eight common pitfalls of VDI projects. Learn about the risks associated with the pitfalls and how not understanding them could affect your implementation of the virtual desktop infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

Why Choose VMware® Horizon View™ Over Citrix XenDesktop?
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out which vendor is the right one for you by learning about how they compare with application virtualization, full flash-based application support, streamlined installation and ease of management, and more.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

A complete overview of VMware Horizon
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores answers to frequently asked questions about VMware's Horizon 6 and Horizon DaaS to help you determine which one – if any – is right for your company. Learn what features each platform offers and how they can help support anytime/anywhere workspaces.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

VMware

VDI Environments Addressing Mobile Devices in Healthcare
sponsored by RES Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about desktop sharing, remote access, and one other key factor you should consider before implementing desktop virtualization. Additionally, learn how vendors are strengthening their virtual desktop infrastructure products to meet the demands imposed by healthcare applications.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

RES Software

VMware Announces RDSH & Full App Publishing Support! Claims XenApp 6.5-to-Horizon 6 Migration is Easier Than XenApp 6.5-to-7.5!
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide examines what's the big deal with VMware deciding to transform Horizon 6. Learn about Horizon 6 pricing and licensing as well as what the new release could mean for Citrix.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 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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