Date Added: Oct 2009
The advent of virtualization technology on x86 platforms has allowed a radically new, cost-effective model of desktop delivery. It allows IT to centrally manage, maintain, and enforce policies on desktops in a much more effective and holistic manner than traditional desktops individual PC s running an Operating System (OS) and applications and legacy SBC/terminal services solutions shared OS and applications. This enables better compliance and also leads to a significant reduction in the total cost of ownership. In addition, virtual desktops can enable powerful new functionality for end users.