Desktop Virtualization Solutions - Increase Business Agility

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Desktop virtualization (DV) is the new buzz word in IT that holds the promise of solving the many desktop management problems that have troubled IT since desktops have been in use in enterprises. Virtualization has been used extensively by enterprises for server consolidation to simplify storage management, improve resource utilization and ensure high availability. With the success within the data center environment (servers and storage), many vendors are pushing for similar technology approaches to address desktop virtualization. Virtualization solutions offer optimized and high performance dynamic virtual desktops (DVDs) by combining the best of centralized IT management and client computing together to deliver truly anywhere, anytime personalized desktop execution on any device. This results in significant cost savings and an uncompromised user experience.

Desktop virtualization offers a broad collection of virtualization solutions that allow enterprises to choose the technologies that best suit their unique business and IT challenges while preserving their existing IT investments.

Desktop Virtualization Solution Benefits

Mobility – Flexible technology with low cost of distribution for delivering workspaces on demand over the cloud on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Disaster Recover – Business continuity is very important for any enterprise. With desktop virtualization the user data is continuously synched with network storage. This aids in quick and easy disaster recovery from a stolen, lost or damaged laptop. Users have quick access to a newly constructed secure virtual workspace via a network link or by simply plugging in their pre-installed USB drive.

Unified Virtual Workspace - Offers flexibility, better user experience in terms of performance and response time and enforces compliance.

Thin Computing – With enterprises employing thin computing in addition to traditional desktop computing, desktop virtualization helps transform a thin client into a full-fledged PC and also reduces management complexities and energy consumption.

Client-hosted desktop virtualization is becoming more relevant especially in today’s market where more and more organizations are faced with shrinking IT budgets. Enterprises are looking to centralize desktops and increase productivity while also reducing costs, ensuring control over information assets and complying with security regulations across the enterprise. Hence, to meet these challenges enterprises should opt for the right virtualization solution suited to them.

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This article was published on 2011/03/23