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  • Hornsby Council rolls out virtual desktops

    Hornsby Shire Council in northern Sydney is in the pilot phase of a rollout of virtual desktop infrastructure. The rollout, which is due to be completed by the end of June, will involve shifting the council's employees from Windows XP to virtual Windows 7 desktops delivered via Nutanix converged infrastructure.

    Written by Rohan Pearce02 May 14 09:52
  • Ease of management, mobility drive VDI at Bentleys Brisbane

    Bentleys Brisbane has begun a pilot of virtual desktops, with the independent Queensland accountancy using appliances that bring together both storage and compute in a single package as an alternative to traditional SAN infrastructure.

    Written by Rohan Pearce23 Oct. 13 15:41
  • Can BYOD breathe new life into the virtual desktop?

    Seattle Children's Hospital isn't your typical BYOD story. Its mobile device strategy isn't bound by onerous user policies and monitoring software. Rather, the hospital's CIO reports an interesting twist: BYOD is resuscitating ill-fated virtual desktop infrastructure technology.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige10 July 13 19:58
  • Lessons learned in my virtual desktop integration (VDI) deployment

    As the IT infrastructure manager at Digital Intelligence Systems LLC (DISYS), an IT solutions company, I recently initiated the build-out of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to support our large mobile workforce, and learned some important lessons along the way that may help smooth the way for your VDI rollout.

    Written by Collin Hachwi, IT manager of DISYS LLC, a global IT staffing and consulting firm20 May 13 22:19
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  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Offers Risks and Rewards

    After years of false starts, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products are here. They work, and if implemented correctly they can deliver substantial cost savings to enterprise IT shops. What are the risks and rewards involved in embarking on a VDI implementation for your organization?

    Written by Ed Tittel and Kim Lindros16 Dec. 13 14:15
  • Desktop Virtualization: Comparing Options Frustrates IT

    Virtual desktops-once the most rigid, least friendly way to put applications in front of end users-have become a hot topic by promising to deliver the security and easy maintenance that was always desktop virtualization's strength. The trouble: Desktop virtualization now comes in so many varieties that even vendors confuse terms referring to the flavors.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty04 May 10 04:55
  • Healthcare IT Dilemma: iPad Lust Meets Software Reality

    In addition to being a top priority for legislators and the press, healthcare has become a major target for IT vendors. Driven by economic pressures that force hospitals to merge and consolidate, regulations that force better documentation and security, and legislation that may fundamentally change the industry's business models, healthcare companies will spend more on technology this year than any other type of company, according to a study released Jan. 31 by Enterprise Strategy Group.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty12 Feb. 10 08:02

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