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November 12, 2009
Regardless of the connection broker used, VMware's ESX hypervisor still trumps Citrix XenServer in VDI environments.
May 15, 2009
As the workplace becomes increasingly mobile and virtualization solidifies its role, VDI has made good on its promise of ROI. Here's how to justify a virtual desktop deployment.
July 28, 2008
In the battle against the high cost of commuting to work, desktop virtualization may gain traction as a money saver and a means to reduce infrastructure costs as well.
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Given its costly reputation, VMware Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) draws skepticism. But ThinApp decouples applications from an OS, potentially enabling shops to realize greater ROI. Continue Reading
What are the benefits of deploying virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and how is it accomplished? Learn about planning and deploying VDI in this virtual desktop infrastructure on VMware runbook. Continue Reading
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