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When your VDI project becomes VDI sprawl: How to manage your new VDI environment


There are a lot of reasons why people choose to implement thin clients. Some want to save money. Others want increased security. Regardless of the specific reason, for every company that has successfully deployed thin clients, there are companies who wish they hadn't. Maybe they underestimated the migration challenges. Maybe the users revolted, or maybe they chose the wrong devices.

In this webcast, industry experts Gabe Knuth and Brian Madden will take a real-world look at the top ten reasons why thin client deployments have failed. Hopefully, you can learn from this and avoid these gotchas in your own environment!


Brian Madden Independent Industry Analyst and Blogger

Brian Madden is known throughout the world as an opinionated, super technical, fiercely independent desktop virtualization expert.

He's also written several books and thousands of articles about desktop and application virtualization. His blog site,, receives millions of visitors per year and is a leading source for conversation, debate and discourse about the application and desktop virtualization industry. He also recently launched to address the emerging trend around the consumerization of IT.

In addition, Brian is the creator of BriForum, the premier independent application delivery technical conference.

You can follow him on twitter @brianmadden.

Gabe Knuth Independent Industry Analyst & Blogger,

Gabe Knuth is an industry analyst and blogger, known throughout the world as "the other guy" at In addition to writing on,, and, Gabe can be seen speaking at industry events such as Citrix Synergy, not to mention TechTarget's own BriForum and VDI Road Shows.

Gabe has been in the application delivery space for over 13 years and has seen the industry evolve from the one-trick pony of terminal services to the application and desktop virtualization of today. As a consultant early in his career, Gabe's exposure to many different types of technologies, organizations, projects, and processes continues to help him as a blogger/speaker. Fiercely independent, Gabe focuses on boiling off the hype and reducing solutions to their usefulness in today's corporate environments.

Jan 15, 2010

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