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Overcoming the All-Flash Array Mentality to VDI

When it comes to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) projects, all-flash arrays are quickly moving from a “nice to have” to a “need to have” component of the project. The all-flash required phenomenon is driven partly by users, but largely by

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Is VDI making you throw out your Storage?

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) projects bring many benefits to the data center. The operational gains alone justify VDI. The challenge is getting users to embrace it so that IT can experience those operational gains. User adoption often comes down to

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SlideShare: Achieving VDI Success Without All-Flash Problems

The goal of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is to lower the operational costs of supporting an organization’s desktops and laptops. A VDI project should make it easier for IT to support users, keep the organization safe from viruses and better

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Addressing VDI’s Fork in The Road

Organizations embark on Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) projects to drive down end-user operational costs and to enhance infrastructure security. These projects often evaluate well. During “test mode” there are a limited number of users, making it easy to meet their

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Podcast: Are All-Flash Arrays the Only Answer to VDI Storage Problems?

No registration required – Join Storage Switzerland and Cloudistics as we discuss the storage challenges that VDI creates and if All-Flash Arrays are the only way to solve those problems. Join Storage Switzerland and Cloudistics for an informative webinar that

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Should Your VDI Project Fork Left or Fork Right?

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) projects evaluate well. During “test mode” there are a limited number of users, making it easy to meet their demands with a cost effective, hard disk-based storage array. User counts increase as these systems move from

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All-Flash Overkill for VDI?

Many vendors present all-flash arrays (AFA) as the cure-all for virtual desktop infrastructures. Indeed, AFAs can dramatically increase the number of virtual desktops that an infrastructure can support. AFAs also eliminate almost all performance problems; users love their lightning fast

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Webinar: Achieving VDI Success Without All-Flash Problems

The goal of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is to lower the operational costs of supporting an organization’s desktops and laptops. A VDI project should make it easier for IT to support users, keep the organization safe from viruses and better

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Overcoming the All-Flash Array Implementation Challenges

Eliminating “waits” allows customers, users, and applications to interact with the IT infrastructure more fluidly. As a result, IT professionals are focused on improving response times, and storage is getting much of the attention. The demand for performance is accelerating

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Briefing Note: What to do if you can’t afford an All-Flash Array

The concept of an all-flash data center is very appealing, but for many data centers an upgrade to even a hybrid array is outside of their budget. Also, implementing a new all-flash array or even a hybrid array has more

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