Integrating Desktop Virtualization Into Your Cloud Strategy: Plan Now for Near-Future Server Needs
Virtualization is transforming the way organizations deploy, manage, and consume technology resources with the end goal being the creation of leaner and more cost effective IT environments. Although most of the focus on virtualization still centers on the data center, the technology can be used for much more than improving server utilization. The desktop is another area where more IT organizations are beginning to employ virtualization. Desktop virtualization promises a number of benefits: providing system administrators with the means to accelerate desktop provisioning; simplifying management; limiting downtime; and, improving security profiles.