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April 15, 2019

What are Virtual Desktops and Are They Right For My Organization?

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A "Virtual Desktop" – What Exactly What Does This Mean?

A traditional desktop environment is one in which its computing hardware and its operating systems and applications are directly located on individual computing devices at physical desktop workstations. A virtual desktop environment is not. In a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment, desktop operating systems and applications are virtually located and managed on a centralized, remote server. End users’ data resides on that server and is centrally managed, troubleshooted, and deployed.

Virtual desktop endpoints and endpoint management software allow end users to access their desktop operating systems and applications, etc., as if they were on their computers. The computer user experience is the same in that it allows end users to access, present, and communicate data over a local area network (LAN) or a wide area network (WAN), with “things