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VDI Storage Should Do More than Just VDI

What do companies expect from a VDI project? In the long run they expect more flexible device deployment, lower desktop support costs, and better protection from device and data loss. But short term, a VDI deployment can’t make things worse

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What is the Right VDI Storage Solution? – IT should expect more

From a storage perspective, VDI is tough duty. The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure sees I/O patterns that are highly random and highly concentrated, which can bring a storage system to its knees. But there’s a risk here too, that infrastructure must

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Overcoming the Storage Challenges of Non-Persistent Desktops

For many organizations the benefits of virtualizing user desktop systems is hard to ignore – improved data protection, enhanced data security and the opportunity to drive improved resource and operational efficiencies. The challenge is unless the virtual desktop experience is

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Making Storage the VDI Solution, Not the Problem

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) has found a niche in call-center types of environments where very large numbers of workers run essentially the same desktops. But in the broader market VDI hasn’t seen the same success, a fact typically blamed on

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Solving the VDI Storage Contradiction

While 2013 may not be the “year” of desktop virtualization, it is certainly a year where interest is increasing rapidly and real-world production deployments are beginning to occur. A key part of the success of a VDI project is the

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