Desktop Virtualization

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With the ever-mounting costs of IT and the intricacy of several application processes in coercing organizations to strive for more simplified, pertinent, cost-effective and well-organized processes that can provide dexterity and a competitive advantage for their business.


What is desktop Virtualization?


Desktop virtualization is referred to as creation of the desktop environment in the absence of a physical machine. This virtual desktop is placed on a remote central server and can be accessed for using applications, information and programs through any computing device, such as personal computers, laptops, smartphones and other handheld devices. An environment for desktop virtualization is generated and executed with the help of a virtual desktop infrastructure also known as virtual desktop interface. Hence, different users can use the same desktop virtualization software concurrently without snooping into the other users’ workspaces.


Some of the key advantages of the desktop virtualization are:


- Diminishes the overall maintenance costs

- Helps in extending the hardware life cycles.

- Provides stringent security provisions

- Can be easily deployed, thereby enabling the user to setup up workgroups within a short duration of time.

- Expenditure over power is even reduced approximately up to 80%

- Enables centralized management

- Improves overall productivity with zero downtime.




Refrences:

1.  Desktop virtualization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2.  Thin Client Computing |Thin Client Education