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Exploring the Timeframe of Do-It-Yourself VDI

Now that we’ve discussed some of the limitations of do-it-yourself VDI projects, let’s take a closer look at the timeframe of a typical VDI deployment. While every deployment is unique, let’s imagine a proof of concept involving 50 end users. Assuming everything goes as planned, any user attempting a DIY deployment would need to perform…

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Do-It-Yourself: Approach with Caution

IT professionals are often so excited to hear that their company has decided to implement desktop virtualization that they decide to embark on the process of moving to a VDI environment themselves. Although this can-do attitude is great, the fact is that most VDI projects stall in the middle of a deployment. That is why…

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The Challenge of Scaling Out VDI for SMB

The Challenge of Scaling Out VDI for SMB For users in the small to medium-sized business market, virtualization can be a tricky process to navigate. However, creating a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) can yield many benefits, even for companies that don’t have hundreds or thousands of employees. The trick is finding the right mix of…

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VDI can Ease the Great Migration Away From Windows XP

Windows XP had a good run over the past 10 years, but last month marks its long-anticipated end. April 8, support for the popular operating system ended, meaning that IT departments around the world need to migrate to Windows 7 or 8 – if they haven’t done so already. Surprisingly, 38 percent of PCs were…

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