Virtualization on the Desktop

Virtualization has become convenient, practical and commonplace… even on the desktop. Virtualization is a fascinating subject.  When the first computers (mainframes) were created it quickly became apparent that there was a need for multiple, distinct environments running on one hardware platform and so IBM invented virtualization (circa 1964).  For many years virtualization was only found …

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Survey the desktop and application virtualization market

A number of vendors offer products that can deliver either application virtualization or VDI, but only a handful offer both. Even so, many organizations are looking for the flexibility that comes with deploying both desktop and application virtualization through a single, unified platform. Citrix XenApp is primarily an application virtualization tool, but it also supports …

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