When determining whether or not your organization is ready for VDI, one of the four key considerations you need to take into account is network readiness. VDI solutions require a near real-time transfer of packets across the network as end users interact with the virtual desktop on servers that are typically in a data center at another location.
But the user experience can be impacted by your network’s performance in three key ways: bandwidth, quality (packet delivery) and, for WANs, […]
As I’ve discussed previously, the user benefit of desktop virtualization is clear, since teleworking, mobility and BYOD are rapidly becoming more of an expectation in the workplace, rather than a rare luxury reserved for the few. However, as advantageous as a VDI solution can be to an organization for productivity, security and accessibility, you must thoroughly evaluate whether or not your organization is ready for such a change before green […]
VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) is one of several approaches to desktop virtualization. Often, the term ‘remote desktop’ is used interchangeably with ‘desktop virtualization.’ I think that’s a better name because it gets to the heart of the real user benefit. In most organizations today, both users and their management are clamoring for the ability to work remotely — and buzzwords like BYOD, mobility, telework and “any where, any time, any device” have begun to dominate their conversations […]