Application And Desktop Virtualization?

1732 WordsApr 30, 20167 Pages
Application and Desktop Virtualization In today’s network environment we are required to offer more applications and services than ever before. Users are needing a variety of applications that may not be compatible with a single operating system or may require more processor or memory than can be reasonably provided on a workstation. These and many other situations are making application and desktop virtualization not only a different way to do business, but also resolve some of the compatibility issues that can arise from the array of software that is used today. To implement these technologies, you need to understand how they operate as well as your options for software to implement them. A good understanding of requirements, protocols and security will help ensure a successful deployment. Desktop Virtualization Shared desktops involve having a central server that shares a single desktop with a large group of users. While this can be very cost effective, there are limitations when you have users that require special applications or custom right in order to do their job. If you have a workforce that uses a standard set of applications and do not require custom configurations, shared desktops can be a great solution. Another advantage to shared desktops is the ability to host a large number of users on a single host. An example of an environment that could benefit from this technology would be a call center where you have a large number of users all using the same
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