Microsoft-Citrix Desktop Virtualization
Source: Citrix Systems
Desktop Virtualization or DV is an emerging desktop deployment strategy for enterprises where flexibility and compliance are critical. DV is particularly compelling to organizations seeking: Flexible user access, where users need access to their work environment from any authorized device, including work scenarios such as work from home and hot-desking, to improve business continuity and data security and centralized management of the desktop OS and applications. This technology enables the centralized management of desktops making them easier to update, backup and manage However, many lifecycle management issues persist - IT still needs to manage, maintain and update each virtual desktop image, along with all its installed apps and user settings.