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  • VMware unwraps hybrid Cloud desktop virtualisation

    With the new VMware Horizon DaaS offering, IT organisations can deploy enterprise-class virtual desktops to a public Cloud, private Cloud or seamlessly mix the two with a hybrid Cloud deployment.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud10 March 14 13:28
  • The growing importance and network impact of VDI

    If virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) was a racehorse, it would be one to back. Gartner predicts that hosted virtual desktop (HVD) deployments will reach 15% of professional desktop users by 2014 and Visiongain estimates that the value of the global cloud-based VDI market will reach $11 billion in 2012. But VDI places significant strain upon the WAN due to the amount of data being transferred between the server and the desktop. If the network is unable to provide adequate performance to applications, they are likely to perform poorly, or fail completely.

    Written by David White, president, Ipanema Technologies, N.A.08 Feb. 13 20:03